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 discounted shopping, 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.
For volunteering opportunities please visit Volunteer With Us.
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.
We’re looking for an experienced Boys and Young Men’s Advocate – Harmful Sexual Behaviour specialist 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:
- Delivering an effective harmful sexual behaviour service to young Londoners in line with the Safer London model of work, ensuring that young people receive the support needed to meet their individual assessed needs. The Safer London model for individual support is identity-informed, trauma-informed, strength-based and holistic and will be reviewed alongside the evaluation partner to ensure it is aligned to best practice.
- Having a clear understanding of safe practice and safeguarding; including contextual safeguarding approaches and the safeguarding of those with complex needs and vulnerabilities. Acting at all times in line with children and adult’s safeguarding legislation and guidance, as well as Safer London’s processes and wider pan London processes and protocols.
- Undertaking high quality case recording in line with the highest standards
- Working with professionals in partner agencies to facilitate the successful introduction and embedding of the Safer London harmful sexual behaviour model of work into their organisations; so as to enable increased access to support for more boys and young men than we could reach alone.
- Leading on the dissemination of learning by engaging with the evaluation process, supporting the delivery of learning events and reflection spaces and providing peer support to partner colleagues.
- Acting in a manner that is in keeping with Safer London’s values.
- If you are a committed, resilient and experienced Boys and Young Men’s Advocate – Harmful Sexual Behaviour Specialist 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 application form and submit by Sunday 13th December 2020
Webrecruit application link: https://bit.ly/2KddDN2
Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 BAME 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.