The Safer London team is knowledgeable, talented and most importantly, passionate about ensuring that every young Londoner has the chance to be the best they can be.

As an organisation we all work together to make positive, long lasting change for young Londoners, their families, peers and communities.

At Safer London we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. We offer a wide range of employee benefits including season ticket loans, flexible working and we’re a London Living Wage Employer. We know that our organisation can’t run without you, so we give back as much as you put in.

If you’re interested in making a real impact on the lives of young Londoners, view our current vacancies below.

Our number one priority is keeping the young Londoners who use our services safe.

We’re committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect anyone who works and volunteers with us to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for roles involving direct contact with people who use our services.

Current Vacancies

Referral and Assessment Worker

Job title: Referral and Assessment Worker
Location: Administrative base in Southwark, working Pan London
Reports to: Service Manager
Contract: Fixed-term (Currently funded until 31 March 2022)
Hours of work: 35 hours per week
Salary: £25,650 to £28,350

We are looking for practitioners who are experienced in processing referrals and assessment to join our amazing team. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to play an integral role in improving the lives of young Londoners, their families, peers and communities.

Core responsibilities of the role are, but not limited to:

  • To create a single point of access to integrate expertise across the services delivered at Safer London, dealing with enquires, sign posting and processing referrals for people, peers and places services
  • Carry out initial assessments to appropriately identify needs and allocate to the services best placed to address those needs
  • Good understanding of importance of advocating for and promoting the voice of children, young people, families and communities affected by violence and exploitation
  • Create, maintain, and develop excellent relationships with stakeholders across key agencies and all London boroughs to ensure that the service is meeting the needs of children, young people families and communities affected by exploitation or violence
  • Contribute to the growth of the team including developing processes, resources and delivering internal and external presentations to promote the referral pathway for people, peers and places services.

If you are a committed, resilient, and experienced practitioner with experience and knowledge in referrals and assessments, and you believe you can contribute to helping us improve the safety of young Londoners and their families then please apply.

To apply please complete the online WebRecruit application form and submit by  Sunday 26th September.

Due to the current COVID-19, shortlisting will take place on a rolling basis and the closing date is subject to change at any time. Interviews will take place via video conference.

We welcome Secondment opportunities.

Specialist Resettlement Practitioner

Job title: Specialist Resettlement Practitioner
Location: Administrative base in Southwark, working Pan London
Reports to: Service Manager
Contract: Fixed term to 31st March 2022
Hours of work: 35 hours per week
Salary: £31,350 to £37,950

About the role

We’re looking for an experienced Specialist Resettlement Practitioner to join our amazing team. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to play an integral role in improving the lives of young Londoners, their families, peers, and communities.

Core responsibilities of the role are, but not limited to:

  • Assessing the housing needs of young Londoners with a history of being affected by violence both in custody and in the community
  • Making appropriate housing related referrals to private sector landlords, registered social housing providers and identify where statutory duty may be appropriate
  • Demonstrating the ability to build lasting relationships with Housing providers and dependably link young Londoners into housing opportunities, meeting the expectations of both the landlord and the support providers
  • Understanding the changing face of the housing market in London and how young Londoners with challenging backgrounds can best gain access
  • Supporting young Londoners with the transition to holding a tenancy
  • Supporting young Londoners to make benefit claims, utility sign ups, new location orientation and plugging into localised support networks
  • Demonstrating strong problem-solving skills when it comes to finding solutions for young Londoners trapped in the cycle of homelessness

If you are a committed, resilient and experienced Specialist Resettlement Practitioner and believe you can contribute to help us to improve the safety of young Londoners and their families then please apply.

To apply please complete the online WebRecruit application form and submit by  Sunday 3rd October.

Due to the current COVID-19, shortlisting will take place on a rolling basis and the closing date is subject to change at any time. Interviews will take place via video conference.

Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, or experience any technical issues when trying to access and/or complete the online application form, please contact us at recruitment@saferlondon.org.uk

Please note we don’t accept CVs.

Due to the level of applications we receive we’re not able to respond to applicants who haven’t been shortlisted for interview. If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, then unfortunately you’ve not been shortlisted

Equality and diversity

At Safer London we value diversity and we’re committed to creating an inclusive culture. We know that in order to make London a safer place for the young people that live here, we need a diverse range of perspectives, experience and knowledge.

That’s why we encourage applications from all backgrounds and cultures. We welcome applications from minoritised communities, the LGBTQ+ community and individuals with disabilities (including hidden disabilities).

Our decisions are made by matching the skills and experience of applicants to roles, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity or reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.