Job Title: WiSE (What is Sexual Exploitation) Project Worker
Location: Staines, UK
Salary: £27,140 (pro rata)
Contract Type: Fixed term to September 2022 (possibility of extension)
Closing date: 28th May 2021
Are you looking for a challenging yet rewarding role that can make a huge difference to a vulnerable young person’s life?
The WiSE Project supports children and young people experiencing, or at risk of sexual exploitation and we are seeking an experienced worker to join our innovative, award winning team in North Surrey.
This is a varied role which primarily involves delivering child centred, holistic and psycho-educational support to children and young people ranging from 10 – 25 years old within the boroughs of Spelthorne and Runnymede.
The successful applicant will be experienced in supporting children and young people who have experienced abuse or trauma which may suit someone who has previously held a support worker, youth worker or social worker role.
The WISE Project Worker role is funded by Heathrow Community Trust and they will be joining an experienced and supportive team who deliver services across Surrey and Sussex. A significant proportion of the Wise Project Worker’s time will involve supporting children and young people in the community and requires independent working. They will be able to co-locate at Staines Police Station with their exploitation team, but also with opportunities to work from home.
This is challenging, yet very rewarding work. Line management and case support will be provided by YMCA DownsLink Group. WiSE staff receive regular 1-to-1 clinical supervision and group Reflective Practice Supervision.
Please ensure you read the Person Specification within the Application Pack, which will need to be evidenced within the application form. If after reading the role profile you have questions about the role please contact Charlotte Amor, WiSE Project Manager on 07841 067418.
The position comes with excellent benefits, including 27 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, a health and wellbeing cash plan, and a cycle to work scheme. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.
YMCA DownsLink Group welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and promote inclusion, which we demonstrate through our activities, as well as in our policies and working practices. Reinforced by our culture and values, we seek to create an inspiring and inclusive place to work.
YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns. Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Roles based within the Police station, will also be required to undertake additional police vetting.
Download an application pack below.
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