Home-based
Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Reading, Reading
£24,313 - £26,317 per year
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

SAFE! is looking for dedicated and experienced professionals to deliver holistic support to children and families impacted by experiences of victimisation.  SAFE! Support for Young People Affected by Crime is an Oxford based charity that has recently been recommissioned by the Police and Crime Commissioner to provide services for young victims of crime across the Thames Valley.

In order to be considered for this role you will have extensive experience of working with young people in a supportive role.  An enthusiastic self-starter with excellent communication skills, you will have experience of multi-agency working and a commitment to high-standards of professionalism. You will be responsible for:  providing appropriate support to young victims of crime, conducting assessments and designing individual intervention plans based on the young person’s needs and providing support to the parents/carers of young victims.  We are particularly interested in hearing from professionals with experience of whole family working and support for children as young as five.

Applicants will have a good understanding of confidentiality and safe working practices and maintenance of records in accordance with the Data Protection (GDPR) Act.  In addition, you must be able to demonstrate your active commitment to promoting equal opportunities and diversity.

SAFE! works across the Thames Valley. We are particularly looking to recruit project workers with an ability to cover Milton Keynes, Banbury, Reading, High Wycombe or West Berkshire.  There are currently office bases in Oxford and Bracknell and desk sharing arrangements in Bicester and Newbury.  Some home-working will also be considered.

These roles will require some travel around the region. In return SAFE! offers competitive rewards and benefits including pension, flexible working and 28 days annual leave (pro rata), as well as the opportunity to play a key role in this award-winning charity at an exciting time.  

Appointments will be subject to references and checks made by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) satisfactory to SAFE!

Closing date: Monday 3 February by 23.59. Interviews are likely to be held the week commencing 10 February.

Posted on: 15 January 2020
Closed date: 03 February 2020
Tags: Advocacy, Support Worker

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