Employer: Waltham Forest
Contract: Fixed term 21 months
Working Pattern: Full time
Hours: 36 hours per week
DBS CHECK: Yes
Waltham Forest is vibrant, inclusive and distinctive. It is a fantastic place to live, work, explore and invest. With a growing cultural scene, more green space than any borough north of the Thames, and great transport connections to the city and beyond; it is a vibrant and creative borough.
We have a diverse community and are one of the fastest growing boroughs in London. Our ambition is to ensure all our residents can enjoy a good quality of life.
We are seeking to appoint a motivated and knowledgeable Parenting Co-ordinator to join the Early Help Service. The Early Help Service supports families with children and young people aged 0 to 19 and up to 25 with a disability. Working in partnership with families and other professionals EHS address problems at the earliest opportunity, enabling families to support their children to reach their full potential.
This newly created role will enable us to deliver the Empowering Parents, Empowering Communities (EPEC) programme ; a community-based programme which trains local parents to run parenting group in their community.
The Parent Coordinator will train local parent group leaders to facilitate evidence based programmes in the community. As well as embedding the EPEC parenting offer to complement Waltham Forest’s existing parenting programmes available to our residents.
If you want an opportunity to support families to build their resilience and help their children to achieve, be safe, happy and healthy, then this post is for you.
Appointments are subject to LBWF receiving an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service that they consider acceptable.
Closing date: 22nd May 2022
Interviews : 26th May 2022