National Parent Support Worker (based in Leeds) PACE

PACE (Parents Against Child Exploitation)

National Parent Support Worker (based in Leeds)

Salary: NJC Pt 23 – 25, £26,999 – £28,785 pro rata

Hours: 18.5 hours / week
We are looking for someone to work with the National Parent Support Team based in our office in Leeds to act as an independent source of support and contact for parents whose children are being
sexually exploited by perpetrators external to the family, deliver intensive telephone casework support, link parents to the online Parent Forum, and attend occasional parent network events.
You will have good active listening skills, experience of working with CSE, the ability to empathise and engage with affected parents and respect their vital role in safeguarding their child. You will be
able to liaise and develop a good rapport with partner agencies, and offer advice on good practice relating to working in partnership with affected parents. You will maintain your own professional
practice and ensure ongoing development through use of supervision and training. You will adhere to Pace ethos and policies including equal opportunities and diversity.
National Parent Support Team is funded by the Leathersellers’ Company Charitable Fund, Tudor Trust and the National Lottery Community Fund.
Closing Date: Thursday 2nd January 2020 – noon
Interviews: Monday 13th January 2020
Interviews will be held in the Leeds head office.

Parents Against Child Exploitation (Pace) is the lead national charity that works alongside parents and carers of children who are, or who are at risk of being exploited by individuals from outside of
the family. We provide guidance and training to professionals on how child sexual exploitation, modern slavery, human trafficking and the criminalisation of exploited children affects the whole
family. Set up in 1996, Pace has 23 years’ experience of working alongside affected parents, and promoting the need for parents to be an integral part of the response to combating child sexual
exploitation as valued active partners with long term knowledge of their child. We have supported over 2,400 families nationally, given training to 34,000 professionals around the country,
contributed to policies on tackling child sexual exploitation, undertaken research, and produced publications based on our learning and work with CSE affected families.
For further information about Pace, visit our website: www.paceuk.info.

To apply and download an application pack, visit our jobs page at:
www.paceuk.info/about-pace/vacancies