Parent Liaison Officer, Kirklees
Salary: NJC Pt 29 – 31 £25,951 – £27,668 pro rata
Hours: 30 hours / week
We are looking for someone to work with multi-agency partners tackling child sexual exploitation across Kirklees, to act as an independent source of support and contact for parents whose children are being sexually exploited, and to liaise between statutory agencies and families in order to maximise the ability of all parties to safeguard a child a risk of, or being sexually exploited by perpetrators external to the family.
You will have good active listening skills, be able to 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 in Kirklees, 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 initially funded for 2 years by Kirklees Council and the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office of West Yorkshire.
Closing Date: Monday 18 June 2018
Interviews: Thursday 5 July 2018
Interviews will be held in Huddersfield,venue tbc.