Children and Young People (CYP) Caseworker - Mater... - London, United Kingdom,

West London Victim Support Children and Young People Service is looking for a CYP caseworker for a fixed term full time position to cover maternity leave for up to 12 months.

Victim Support (VS) is an independent charity for people affected by crime in England and Wales. We work towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and respect they deserve.

This role is designed to help us deliver a specialist enhanced service to all young victims of crime across London. Alongside support all young victims of crime the service delivery model for young victims has three further aims-

To reduce the risk factors around the young person

To increase protective factors around the young person

Increase the young person's resilience levels

The successful candidate must have the knowledge and experience of delivering a service for Children and Young People (CYP), and have successfully engaged youth within a service-driven organisation of comparable size, scope and complexity. It is also essential that you have an understanding of current issues faced by CYP experiencing crimes either through supporting or lived experiences. You will need to demonstrate the ability to develop creative solutions with CYPs' involvement, and demonstrate negotiating, advocacy and influencing skills. The ability to write high quality support plans is essential, and training is provided.

Appointments will be subject to satisfactory checks made by the Disclosure & Barring Service

Victim Support offers competitive rewards and benefits including pension and life assurance, 25 days annual leave (pro-rata), voluntary benefits such as season ticket loans, and the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing world-class services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.

Applications should be explicit enough to provide good evidence against the shortlisting criteria, which are marked in the person specification as (s). In order to apply, please create a profile in our website (jobs section), complete and submit an online application form.

If the vacancy has not specified the essential criteria for shortlisting, please use this section to express how your experience and skills are relevant for the role. If you have the drive to make a difference within an organisation which makes a difference we look forward to hearing from you. Victim Support takes pride in being a diverse organisation, enriched by the participation of all individuals and communities. Diversity matters and we value it.

VS are committed to recruiting with care and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Disclosed Barring Service checks will be required.