Parent Liaison Officer

We are looking for an experienced Parent Liaison Officer to join our caring and passionate team and make a lasting impact in the fight against child exploitation.

Your role as Engage Parent Liaison Officer will be to work with multi-agency partners at Engage, tackling child exploitation as an independent source of support and contact for parents whose children are being sexually and criminally exploited.

You will liaise between statutory agencies and families in order to maximise the ability of all parties to safeguard a child at risk of/being sexually and criminally exploited and promote best practice in the work of professionals to safeguard children.

You will need to have an understanding of issues faced by young people and their families, particularly in relation to exploitation and abuse, as well as knowledge of safeguarding agencies and LSCB roles. You will have a commitment to the ethos of Pace, working with parents as valued partners in tackling child exploitation. You will also need a relevant qualification.

Location – Engage Team, East Lancashire
Hours – 22.5 hrs/week, including the occasional evenings and weekends
Salary – £27,741 – £29,577 (Pro rated), NJC Pt 23-25
Deadline Midday Thursday 19th August 2021
Interviews Tuesday 24th August 2021

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