CSA Specialist Navigator

Employer
Safer London
Location
London
Salary
pro rota £13,722.50 - £16,610 from 1st September 2022
Closing date
8 Sep 2022

Specialist Navigator (Child Sexual Abuse)

Location: Face to face delivery Southeast London agile working for all other duties, office location Southwark

Reports to: Service Manager

Contract: Permanent subject to funding

Hours of work: 17.5 hours

Salary: Grade B point 1 £25,650 to point 5 £31,050
Grade B point 1 £27,445 to point 5 £33,220 (pro rota £13,722.50 - £16,610 from 1st September 2022)

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 are looking for a motivated, driven, experienced CSA Specialist Navigator to join our amazing team. In this role you will provide short-term intervention to support children, young people and their non abusive parents or carers who have been affected by current/historical child sexual abuse. This includes child sexual abuse within the family, sexual abuse perpetrated outside of the family and/or including child sexual exploitation. One of the key responsibilities will be travelling across Lambeth, Southwark, Lewisham, Bromley, Bexley, and Greenwich to deliver outreach sessions and attend CSA medicals. 

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

  • Delivering effective and appropriate services to children, young people, and families 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,
  • Demonstrating a thorough knowledge of policies and procedures in relation to safeguarding and evidence-based practice
  • Demonstrate a high level of resilience to effectively manage complex cases in line with Safeguarding children and young people.
  • Able to work under pressure, meet deadlines and demonstrate competency by effective case management.
  • Consistent case recording, attention to detail, ongoing review of cases
  • Making appropriate onward referrals, signposting children, and young people to support services and positive activities.
  • Working with partners, communities, and other key stakeholders to deliver the service effectively.
  • Working creatively with colleagues to generate project resources and materials as required.

If you are committed, resilient and ambitious CSA Specialist Navigator and believe you have what it takes to help us to improve the lives of young Londoners and their families then please apply.

Additional Information

We 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 Package

Safer 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 entitlement.

Please find the Job Description attached at the bottom of the page. 

To apply, please use the apply now button.

To apply please complete the online application and submit it by 14th September 2022. 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.

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