Parent/Carer Network – Role

May 13, 2022

We are currently looking for Parents/Carers in Hounslow who are interested in supporting other parents and being a part of network that aims to empower parents/carers & help to make their community a safer place for their children.

The Hounslow Parent Carers Champions Network is a new volunteer-led project with parents supporting other parents who may have difficulty navigating systems (education, criminal justice, and statutory support services such as social care). The support network will help guide parents whose children may be at risk of or who have experienced violence, arrest, school exclusion, challenging behaviours, exploitation, or other issues.

Purpose of role: To inform, encourage and support parents in your local community about safeguarding, exploitation awareness and access to relevant services.

Key Activities: Engage with parents to offer support and advice, build knowledge of your community needs, build knowledge of safeguarding and potential risks to children/young people, attend training and other development activities, signpost parents to relevant services, treat all parents with respect and consideration.

Person specificationParent or carer residing in the borough of Hounslow, passion for improving the safety of the local community, ability to communicate with other parents, commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusivity.

What we offer: Incentives/rewards, opportunities to gain new skills and knowledge, expert training on safeguarding, access to social/networking events, fun activities, and a chance to be part of an innovative new community project.

Please contact Rebecca.evans@hounslow.gov.uk if you are interested in becoming a Parent/Carer Champion.

For more information click here Parent+Carer Network Overview