National Parent Support Worker (based in Leeds)

 

National Parent Support Worker (based in Leeds)

Salary: NJC Pt 23 – 25, £27,741 – £29,577 pro rata
Hours: 25 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 criminally 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 child exploitation, 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.

This post is supported by the Albert Gubay Foundation.

Closing Date: Midnight Monday 3rd January 2022
Interviews: Week commencing 12th January 2022
Interviews will be held in the Leeds head office.

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

Parents Against Child Exploitation (Pace)

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 25 years’ experience of working alongside affected parents, and
promoting the need for parents to be an integral part of the response to combating child
exploitation as valued active partners with long term knowledge of their child. We have supported
over 4,000 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