WiSE Parents & Carers Worker

2nd January, 2018

WiSE (What is Sexual Exploitation) Parents & Carers Worker
Brighton & Hove & East Sussex
18.5 hours per week
Fixed term for 1 year, with a possible extension
£26,078 per annum (FTE)
£13,039 per annum (actual)

YMCA DownsLink Group’s WiSE project is a specialist provision working with children and young people experiencing, or at significant risk of sexual exploitation.

The Parents & Carers Worker is a new role and will deliver support and interventions to families of children who are either victims of sexual exploitation, or considered vulnerable to this or other forms of exploitation.

You will undertake one off information & advice sessions, and on-going casework to increase parent/carer understanding of sexual exploitation and develop their knowledge, skills and resources to help them to keep their children safe from harm and abuse, and disrupt perpetrators.

The Parents & Carers Worker will also be responsible for delivering peer support groups, and providing information to parents & carers via schools and in the community.

This is challenging yet rewarding work and requires flexibility, adaptability and an absolute commitment of the staff.

The Parents & Carers Worker will receive regular 1:1 clinical supervision and group Reflective Practice Supervision.

If after reading the role profile you have questions about the role please contact Mark Cull, Head of Young People’s Services & Participation on 07834 480725.

YMCA DownsLink Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Closing date for applications: Monday 22nd January 2018 at 9am

Interview dates: Tuesday 30th January 2018


How To Apply…
You can download an application pack and an application form below. Please return your form to us by email at recruitment@ymcadlg.org or by hand or post to:

Human Resources
Reed House,
47 Church Road,
Hove, BN3 2BE

Download an application pack here
Download an application form here