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Specialist Caseworker Children and Young People Affected by Sexual Violence

£33,545 to £40,605
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

Safer LondonSpecialist Caseworker Children and Young People Affected by Sexual ViolenceJob title: Specialist Caseworker Children and Young People Affected by Sexual ViolenceLocation: Face to face delivery pan London, agile working for all other duties, office location SouthwarkReports to: Service ManagerContract: Permanent subject to fundingHours of work: 35 hours per weekSalary: £33,545 rising to £40,605About Safer LondonSafer London is a leading charity working with young Londoners and their families affected by violence and exploitation. We believe that all young Londoners can have a positive and productive future.Whatever their history, when a child or young person comes to Safer London, they are just that - a child or a young person. By working alongside young Londoners, their families and peers, as well as the places where they spend their time, we can create a safe London not just for them - but everyone.About the roleWe are looking for a motivated, driven Specialist Caseworker Children and Young People Affected by Sexual Violence. 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:- Building trusting relationships with children and young people in order to support them over a prolonged period whilst they engage with the Criminal justice system- Supporting victim-survivors to understand how the criminal justice process works. This may include children and young people who have displayed what may be perceived as perpetrating behaviours- Undertaking high-quality case recording in line with the highest standards and best practice principles- Making appropriate onward referrals and signposting children and young people to support services and positive activities- Contributing to the reporting around the service both internally and externally: this may include on occasions giving presentations and leading learning events- Working creatively with colleagues to generate project resources and materials as required- Acting at all times in line with safeguarding legislation and guidance, as well as Safer London's policies/procedures and wider pan-London processes and protocolsIf you are committed, resilient and ambitious Specialist Caseworker Children and Young People Affected by Sexual Violence and believe you have what it takes to help us to improve the safety of young Londoners and their families then please apply.Additional InformationWe are 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.We request an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) check as part of the recruitment process.At Safer London we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. 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.Our Benefits PackageSafer London continually reviews its pay and offers generous benefits:- Safer London is an agile working organisation. This means you have flexibility to work across different locations e.g., from home, our current office premises (Southwark) and community locations (café/co-working spaces) when you are not delivering face to face work in the community- Our Flexible Working Policy allows requests from day 1- Pension Scheme- Season Ticket Loans- Cycle to Work Scheme- Mental Health Free Helpline- Death in Service Benefit- Acting up, additional responsibilities and student supervisor roles provide opportunities to develop and progress your career. Recognised by additional pay- Holiday Allowance - You will be entitled to 28 days holiday plus bank holidays and other statutory holidays, part time employees receive a pro-rata entitlement- Annual leave linked to length of service - 3 years' service 30 days and 5 years' service 33 days, part time employees receive a pro-rata entitlementHow to applyPlease make sure you find the Job Description on the left-hand side of the Webrecruit page after you click 'Apply Now' or on Safer London's Website.To apply please complete the online application and submit it by Sunday 30th October as part of the online application, you will be required to confirm you have read our Privacy and Cookie Policy and Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy.As an agile working organisation, shortlisting will take place on a rolling basis and the closing date is subject to change at any time. Interviews are currently taking place via video conference.Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process or if you experience any technical issues when trying to access and/or complete the application through the online portal, please contact us via the "Contact us" section of our website.This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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  • Job Reference: 706199193-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Safer London
    Safer London
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £33,545 to £40,605
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent