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Parent Mentor Co Ordinator

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

Kent County Council (KCC) is committed to making Kent a county that works for all children. As part of this commitment the Family, Drug and Alcohol Court is being developed to help families where children are put at risk by parental substance misuse, mental ill health, and domestic abuse with the emphasis to provide a bespoke problem-solving approach to promote parental and family recovery. To aid parents’ recovery the team like to match parents with parent mentors, who may have had similar experiences as themselves. The mentors will provide a non-judgmental approach to supporting parents.

The purpose of this role is to recruit, train and supervise parent mentors along with matching the mentors to parents who are working with the FDAC team.  The post is part of a multi-disciplinary team providing assessments and support to families.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Contact Details

For further information on this role, please contact fdackent@kent.gov.uk

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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