Child Sexual Exploitation Residential Worker- West London

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Child Sexual Exploitation Residential Worker- West London Be part of our cutting-edge work to safeguard young people in the community at risk of CSE, gang involvement and drug related risks within the community. The role involves helping girls placed to understand the impact of the abuse they have suffered and identifying young females as victims of exploitation. About Us Our vision is for every child and young person to be safe, loved and happy, to achieve their potential and have a bright future. St Christopher's is a leading charity for children and young people and we are proud of our history for providing fostering, children's homes and a range of innovative leaving care services across the UK & Isle of Man. We have a passionate commitment to our young people, placing them at the centre of everything we do. We provide positive life experiences for young people who are unable to sustain a placement in their parental or foster home. At St Christopher`s we can provide more than just a care job. We offer an industry leading training programme, access to qualifications, with a range of employee benefits and of course wider career progression opportunities within our network: we have a fantastic support structure in place and are proud that 84% of all our Team Leaders, Deputies and Managers are internal promotions. About the Role As a CSE Residential Worker you will provide direct support and care for young females aged 12 to 17 years. Working within a social pedagogic framework, you will develop phased care plans aimed at building life skills, teaching young women to recognise risk and manage their own safety within the community. You will engage in intensive key working, with closely supervised activities and will be responsible for providing detailed reports and monitoring. This role would suit candidates with high levels of emotional resilience and self-awareness to deal with challenging behaviours given the nature of risks managed within a closely monitored and supervised environment. What are we looking for? Genuine commitment to working and supporting Young People to achieve their full potential. Ability to build genuine and trusting relationships with young people and encourage their independence. Understanding of the issues surrounding child sexual exploitation and community based risks. Enthusiasm and energy to inspire and encourage young women to achieve great things. Flexibility to undertake shift working including evenings, weekends and bank holidays What you should expect from us Salary £22,287.67 to £23,348.17, depending on qualifications and experience, rising incrementally to £26,214.55 based on performance. A friendly working environment, a fun, open and honest culture. 25 days holiday rising to 27 days after 3 years' service, plus Bank Holidays, pro-rata. Industry Leading training programme including access to level 3 qualifications, children's right and participation, CSE, empowerment, mental health and Social Pedagogy, Contributory pension scheme, Enhanced Maternity and Company Sick Scheme. BUPA Employee Assistance Programme, offering counselling, financial advice and legal support. Interest-free season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme. Discount shopping scheme at hundreds of retailers across the UK. Discretionary Funded Training Programs. Employee Awards based on performance and length of service. Fantastic opportunities to develop your career within our range of services. We have a fantastic support structure in place and are proud that 84% of all our Team Leaders, Deputies and Managers are internal promotions. Recruitment Process At St Christopher's we are committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people in our care. During the recruitment process you will be expected to complete an online application form to ensure we capture essential information to meet legislation, best practice and vetting requirements. Applicants will ideally already be on the DBS Update Service; if this is not the case St Christopher's will carry out a DBS (police) check prior to starting. Your online application must include a supporting statement addressing the criteria stated in the Person Specification. For the full Job Description and Person Specification click here For more information or assistance during the application process, please contact We advise to apply as soon as possible as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and this opportunity might be filled before the stated closing date. St Christopher's Fellowship has a minimum age requirement of 21 for roles working directly with children and young people in our residential and semi-independent Homes. St Christopher's is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We particularly encourage applications from males and older candidates, who are currently under-represented within St Christopher's Fellowship.

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