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

Specialist Emotional Wellbeing Advocate

Job title: Specialist Advocate Emotional Wellbeing
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: £25,650
About the role

We’re looking for an experienced Specialist Emotional Wellbeing Advocate 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 effective and appropriate information and advice to colleagues around all aspects of emotional wellbeing services in London.
  • Delivering effective one to one advocacy to children and young people in line with the Safer London model of work ensuring that young Londoners receive the required support to meet their individual assessed needs.
  • Undertake high-quality case recording in line with the highest standards and best practice principles.
  • Make appropriate onward referrals, signposting children and young people to support services and positive activities.
  • Work with partners, communities and other key stakeholders to deliver the service effectively.

If you are a committed, resilient and experienced Specialist Emotional Wellbeing Advocate and believe you can help us improve the safety of young Londoners and their families, please apply.

To apply please complete the online WebRecruit application form and submit by Sunday 1st August.

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

Young People’s Advocate

Job title: Young People’s Advocate
Location: Administrative base in Southwark, working Pan London
Reports to: Service Manager
Contract: Permanent subject to funding
Hours of work: 35 hours per week
Salary: £25,650

About the role

We are looking for motivated, driven social work students to join our amazing team on a placement basis. This is a fantastic learning opportunity for you to observe dedicated seasoned professionals deliver one to one intervention and gain vital practical experience whilst playing 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 effective and appropriate services to children and young people in line with the Safer London model of work ensuring that young Londoners receive the required support to meet their individual assessed needs.
  • Undertake high-quality case recording in line with the highest standards and best practice principles.
  • Make appropriate onward referrals, signposting children, and young people to support services and positive activities.
  • Work with partners, communities, and other key stakeholders to deliver the service effectively. Work creatively with colleagues to generate project resources and materials as required.

If you are a committed, resilient and experienced Young People’s Advocate and believe you have what it takes 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 1st August.

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

 

Service Manager

Job title: Service Manager
Location: Pan London
Reports to: Organisational Lead
Contract: Permanent subject to funding
Hours of work: 35 hours per week
Salary: £31,350

About the role

We’re looking for an experienced Service Manager 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.

In this role you will provide line management and support to the practitioners delivering services to the families and communities of children and young people who are affected by violence and exploitation. This role will involve a focus on developing pathways to support young Londoner’s.

Core responsibilities of the role are, but not limited to

  • Managing staff, both individually and within a team, to deliver high quality services at all times.
  • Robustly oversee the cases held within your team – having an overview at all times of a breadth of services.
  • Work with partners, communities and other key stakeholders to deliver the service effectively.
  • Lead the monitoring and recording to report to funders, commissioners and other interested stakeholders such as trustees.
  • Act at all times in line with safeguarding legislation and guidance, as well as Safer London’s policies and processes and wider pan-London processes and protocols.
  • Knowledge of good practice in relation to violence and exploitation; an understanding of trauma; adverse childhood experiences and contextual safeguarding.
  • Experience of managing practitioners safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk and of managing complex safeguarding issues and liaising with statutory services to safeguard the child and or meet the needs of adults at risk.
  • Experience of working in partnerships and relationships with a wide variety of organisations to support the needs of vulnerable young people and adults.
  • Understanding of best practice and the importance of good quality case recording.
  • Undertake any other duties as required and commensurate with the level of this post.

To apply please complete the online WebRecruit application form and submit by  Sunday 1st August.

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

Family and Community Worker

Job title: Family and Community Worker
Location: Pan London
Reports to: Service Manager
Contract: Interim in the first instance then permanent subject to funding
Hours of work: 35 hours per week
Salary: £25,650

We’re looking for an experienced Family Community Worker 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.

In this role you will provide support to the families and communities of children and young people affected by violence and exploitation. This new role will involve a particular focus on developing pathways to support families of young Londoner’s.

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

  • Knowledge of good practice in relation to violence and exploitation; an understanding of trauma; adverse childhood experiences and contextual safeguarding
  • Experience of safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk and of managing complex safeguarding issues and liaising with statutory services to safeguard the child and or meet the needs of adults at risk.
  • Experience of working in partnerships and relationships with a wide variety of organisations to support the needs of vulnerable young people and adults.
  • Understanding of best practice and the importance of good quality case recording

To apply please complete the online WebRecruit application form and submit by  Sunday 1st August.

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

Trust & Foundations Fundraiser

Job title: Trust & Foundations Fundraiser
Location: Administrative base in Southwark
Reports to:  Head of Business Development
Contract: Permanent (subject to funding)
Hours of work: 35 hours per week
Salary: £35,150

We are looking for an experienced Trust & Foundations Fundraiser 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.

We are looking for someone who is keen to bring their experience, skills, and enthusiasm to the shaping of a small fundraising function. You will be proactive in working with a wide range of colleagues across Safer London to prepare high quality funding applications and will utilise your experience and enthusiasm in building strong and positive relationships with current and prospective funders.

This is an ideal role for someone who wants to take the next step in their fundraising career and is ready to lead the development and growth of a Trust and Foundation portfolio.

Through this role you will have the opportunity to shape and influence the way that Safer London raises funds from Trusts and Foundations. This will include developing our processes and stewardship plans to ensure that donors have a consistently excellent experience of supporting Safer London. Equally important will be your commitment to ensuring that the young Londoners we work with are at the front and centre of all our fundraising activity.

If you are a committed, resilient and experienced Trust & Foundations Fundraiser 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 1st August.

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

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

 

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 1st August.

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.

Support Worker

Job title: Support Worker
Location: Administrative based in Southwark but working Pan London
Reports to: Service Manager
Contract: Full time/fixed term to 31.03.2022
Hours of work: 35hrs per week (Will consider part time applications)
Salary: Point 1: £26,650 to Point 3: £28,350

We are looking for an experienced Support Worker 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.

In this role you will provide one to one support to children and young people who are affected by violence.

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

  • Delivering effective and appropriate services to children and young people in line with the Safer London model of work ensuring that young Londoners receive the required support to meet their individual assessed needs.
  • Undertaking high quality case recording in line with the highest standards and best practice principles.
  • Making appropriate onward referrals, signposting children and young people to support services and positive activities.
  • Working effectively with partners, communities and other key stakeholders to deliver the service effectively.

If you are a committed, resilient and experienced Support Worker 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 Webrecruit online application form and submit by midnight on  Sunday 1st August.

If you experience any technical issues when trying to access and/or complete the application form through our online portal, please contact us at recruitment@saferlondon.org.uk.

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

Interviews will take place over video conferencing.

Please note we welcome applications for this as a Secondment opportunity.

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.