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Children and Young Persons Caseworker - East London

Published: 21 June 2016

Job Type: Service Delivery
Salary: £22,430 per annum plus London Weighting
Location: East London
Closing Date: 11 July 2016

We are looking for professionals who have extensive experience of working with children and young people (CYP), and share our passion for supporting victims and witnesses of crime. In particular CYP who have been victims of crime.

You will support the Children and Young People Project Manager by delivering innovative services for vulnerable CYP. You will maintain and enhance service delivery standards and effectiveness, by ensuring that service users are involved in the design, delivery and evaluation of the services. You will also ensure that services comply with appropriate service guidance and policy frameworks. You will also be responsible for developing and enhancing local key stakeholder relationships.

You must have a proven track record in successfully developing and delivering creative and innovative services that meet the needs of CYP in a comparable role and within a service-driven organisation comparable to Victim Support. You will understand the current issues faced by CYP experiencing domestic abuse and relationship abuse, and will be able to develop creative solution-focussed interventions with vulnerable CYP. It is also essential that you have the ability to negotiate, advocate and influence others, as well as build effective volunteer teams and sustain relationships.

In return, Victim Support offers a pension scheme, 25 days annual leave entitlement, voluntary benefits and the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing world-class services to victims and witnesses of crime.

The application pack can be downloaded below. Applications should be explicit enough to provide good evidence against the shortlisting criteria, which is marked in the person specification as (s).

Although we would like to inform all candidates whether they have been successful or not at the shortlisting stage, as a charity we are mindful of the costs involved. Therefore, if you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date, you should take it that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We will however contact all unsuccessful candidates in writing after the interview.

All appointments will be subject to satisfactory checks made by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

The closing date for this role is Monday 11 July 2016 at 9am.

Interviews are likely to be held on 18 July 2016.

To apply, please download the application pack below and return it to Karen.ploghoeft@victimsupport.org.uk by the closing date, quoting the full job title and reference number.

We do not require assistance from any recruitment agency.

Victim Support welcomes calls from Textphone users via Text Relay.

Victim Support takes pride in being a diverse organisation, enriched by the participation of all individuals and communities. Diversity matters and we value it.

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