Job Description

About Safer London

Safer 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 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 contribute to help us to improve the safety of young Londoners and their families then please apply.

Additional Information

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 this role.

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.

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.

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 via video conference.

To apply, please complete the online application form and submit it by midnight on Sunday 18th July 2021.

We welcome Secondment opportunities.

If you experience any technical issues when trying to access and/or complete the application form through our online portal, please contact us via the “Contact Us” section of our website.

Please note, we don’t accept CVs.

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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