Recruitment Opportunity – NWG Police and Justice Lead

The NWG Network is a charitable organisation formed as a UK network of over 14,000 practitioners who disseminate our information down through their services, to professionals working on the issue of child exploitation (CE), modern slavery and trafficking within the UK. Our network covers voluntary, statutory services and private companies working in this field. We offer resources, support, guidance, campaign materials and raise the profile of child abuse through exploitation, trafficking and modern slavery, provide updates, training, share national developments, influence the development of national and local policy informed by practice.

Our team are experienced in working within the field of exploitation and offer a range of skills, support, and expertise to the network. We proactively engage with statutory, voluntary, trade, retail, leisure, media, researchers, and policy writers. We promote training, awareness, prevention, disruption, prosecution and therapeutic care for victims and survivors by sharing effective practice, developing services according to need, and actively seeking effective practice from other countries tackling child exploitation, modern slavery and trafficking.

We are seeking applications from candidates who are committed to stopping child exploitation and are able to support professionals across the UK to improve the national response to these issues. Successful candidates will be well informed on aspects of child sexual and criminal exploitation, child protection frameworks and the links to missing, modern slavery and human trafficking and will have experience of engaging and working with voluntary and statutory partners to ensure multi-agency responses are adopted.

Successful candidates’ skills and knowledge are likely to have been developed over multiple years of experience working within the field of child sexual exploitation or child protection and to have a good record of motivating change which is child and young person focused.

The aim of the Response Team is to advise and assist professionals to work towards resolving high and low-risk situations, developing appropriate risk assessments and action plans, assisting at critical stages of scoping and investigation, developing strategies and procedures and raising the profile of all elements of child exploitation at a local and national level. The role will require knowledge of partnership working across all statutory and non-statutory agencies

Please click here to access the job description for this role.

Please apply in writing by 9 am Monday 2nd November, by sending a current CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Should you have any enquiries, please contact [email protected]

Your covering letter should provide evidence to demonstrate how well you meet each of the competencies described in the job description in the order given.

Interviews will take place on Friday 13th November 2020.

Please note employment is subject to DBS and satisfactory references.