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Find out more about working for the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) and contributing directly to our mission to eliminate online child sexual abuse. 

IT Technician

The IWF is looking for a bright and energetic IT Technician to join its Technical Team. You must be willing to learn fast and get involved with all aspects of what we do.

  • Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week)
  • Salary: £32,466.00 per annum + benefits
  • Location: The role is office based only, in a supportive and friendly environment
    on the outskirts of Cambridge. The building is also accessible with a lift and disabled toilet.

Important Note

This role will require the employee to maintain and support solutions to assist with the IWF goal of eliminating child sexual abuse material on the internet, therefore there will be a requirement to view this type of illegal and distressing content on occasion.
Mandatory counselling is provided.

For more information, including the job description and person specification, please download our application pack

How to apply

Initially, please email your CV to [email protected]

If you are then shortlisted, you will be asked to download and complete the following documents: 

Legal Counsel

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic solicitor with 3- 5 years PQE and a keen interest in the media and technology sector.

  • Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week)
  • Salary: £50,000- £65,000 per annum (depending on experience + benefits)
  • Location: Hybrid working with travel to IWF Offices in Cambridge with some UK travel

For more information, including the job description and person specification, please download our application pack

How to apply

Please download and complete the following documents:

Please email the completed forms to: [email protected]

Closing date: Friday 10 May 2024
Interviews: Week commencing 20 May 2024.

Caring for our staff

IWF may operate in a highly advanced technological world, but it’s the expertise and experience of our analysts that sets us apart. We give all our staff the flexibility and reassurance they need to manage their home and work life.

  • All new analysts go through a specially developed induction training programme to help them mentally process and cope with exposure to disturbing images.
  • Our analysts’ working hours are restricted; they take regular timetabled breaks and are encouraged to take more breaks as and when they need.
  • All our staff work shorter days to ensure their personal lives don’t suffer, and we don’t allow analysts to work overtime.
  • Each month our analysts have individual mandatory counselling sessions and all employees who see criminal imagery have an annual full psychological assessment.
  • Everyone who works for us is offered counselling support.

We work in partnership with internet service providers, telecommunication companies, mobile operators, software providers, the police, Government, the public, other NGOs and charities to minimise the availability of child sexual abuse images and videos online. Our tech-for-good solutions make the internet safer for everyone to use and help children move on from their traumatic experiences.

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