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School Liaison Worker

Withdean, Brighton, United Kingdom
£27,035 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
28 Mar 2023

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Care, Social Care
Contract Type
Part Time
THE ROLE - Part-time (22.5 hours per week) term-time only / Fixed-term until 31 March 2024 / Job description and application pack (including details on our benefits) are available to download from our website CLOSING DATE - 7 April 2023 at midnight. Please note we will be interviewing successful candidates on a rolling basis and as such may close the vacancy before the deadline The WiSE (What is Sexual Exploitation) Project is an innovative, award winning project working across East Sussex, Brighton and Hove and Surrey, with children and young people experiencing or at risk of sexual exploitation; as well raising awareness of Child Sexual Exploitation and other forms of Child Criminal Exploitation and Harmful Sexual Behaviours. Your role will allow schools to reduce the impact of harmful sexual behaviours through education and communication, early recognition, and effective response building. Enable schools to build spaces for pupils to feel safer and know that any reports of Harmful Sexual Behaviour, sexual harassment or assault will be quickly and appropriately dealt with. Supporting staff to feel confident in identifying and challenging abusive, inappropriate, or misogynistic language. Alongside creating Harmful Sexual Behaviour action plans developed in line with OFSTED expectations. ABOUT YOU - We know that there are great candidates who will not fit everything described, or who have important skills we have not mentioned. If that is you, please do not hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself A successful candidate will be able to work autonomously, managing their time and workload whilst also working closely with the wider WiSE team. You will have the confidence to develop a new support offer for Brighton and Hove. You will need to demonstrate a good understanding of the needs of schools, have the skills to work in a range of settings and in-depth knowledge of safeguarding, child exploitation and harmful sexual behaviours. If you would like any further information or an informal discussion about this post, please contact Should you require any assistance with our application process, please email us at TO APPLY - Please ensure you fully complete the online application form and upload a copy of your CV. An inclusive workplace - We are striving to build an inclusive workplace where all employees and volunteers feel valued and respected. We're committed to policies and practices of equity, diversity, and inclusion across everything we do. We support all our people to make sure their behaviour is consistent with this commitment. We encourage applications from people from all sections of the communities that we serve. We particularly welcome applications from People of Colour and minoritised white communities, people who are LGBTQU, and people with disabilities and neurodiversities because these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce. Accessibility and advertising - If you require assistance and / or have any questions regarding the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us. If you are local to our Head Office in Hove, we can provide you with a paper copy of the job advert, job description, and application form. If you are not local, we can post these documents to your preferred address. If you require a copy of the job advert, job description, and application form in another format, please let us know. We welcome discussions about specific requirements or adjustments to enable participation and engagement in our work and activities. For more information on our efforts to build an inclusive workplace, and how we can support you with your application, please see the application pack. YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns. Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure (including the Children's barred list and the Adults' barred list) via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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