Thank you to those who have already applied for this position. We have had a great response and are progressing through the process

Do you have a passion for improving services for those at risk of, and affected by sexual exploitation? Have you already made a significant impact elsewhere?

Safe & Sound is a well-established Derby-based charity dedicated to transforming the lives of children and young people affected by child sexual exploitation and living within Derbyshire.

This post offers an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to help us develop and deliver high-level youth work in the field of child sexual exploitation.

You will identify, develop and maintain positive relationships with relevant contacts, organisations, and services across Derbyshire.

Successful applicants will need to have a sound understanding of child sexual exploitation (CSE), abuse, safeguarding, children’s rights, relevant current legislation, policy and practice, as well as an awareness of issues that face those affected by CSE.

You must be educated to Level 3 Certificate in Youth Work Practice or have the equivalent experience in a relevant subject area, along with a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working within Children and Young People’s Services.  A JNC qualification is desirable but not essential.

Successful applicants should also be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office® or equivalent, in particular, with using Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Outlook. It is necessary that the successful candidate has access to a car for work purposes.

This post is 1-year fixed term.

Funded by:

Closing date:  17th June 2019 at 09:00

First Stage Interviews will take place: w/c 01st July 2019

Second Stage Assessment Centre Day: To be confirmed

To apply please download the Candidate Pack below for more information about the job and then please complete the Application Form and send to: [email protected]

Candidate Pack – Youth Worker

Application Form – Youth Worker

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    Established in 2002, we are working towards a world where children and young people are free from sexual abuse and exploitation.


    We provide support for victims of sexual exploitation and an education programme for children, parents, professionals and the public.

  • WHAT WE DID IN 2017

    In 2017 we provided support to 99 children and young people - read more about our work fighting child sexual exploitation in 2017.