Pace Parent Participation Coordinator – based in Leeds

Salary: NJC Pt 32 – 34 £28,485 – £30,153 pro rata

Hours: 18.5 hours per week

We are looking for someone to work in a facilitative role with parents across England whose children have been sexually exploited by abusers outside the family, and who wish to work together to influence and advise on policy and practice in the light of their experience and knowledge about what works best for them and their families.

You will have good active listening skills, be able give non-judgmental emotional support, have 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.

Closing Date: 13 October 2017

Interviews: 25 October 2017

Candidates will hear if they have been short-listed for interview by 19 October. Interviews will be held in Leeds. For Application Pack: email info@paceuk.info

Parents Against Child Sexual Exploitation (Pace)

Pace is a national charity based in Leeds that works alongside parents and other family carers of children who are, or at risk of being, sexually exploited by perpetrators external to the family. We offer guidance and training to professionals on how child sexual exploitation affects the whole family. Set up in 1996, Pace has 21 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 1,500 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 work with families over the years. For further information about Pace, visit our website: www.paceuk.info.