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Job Opportunity at Afasic

We are looking for a self-starting and enthusiastic Parent Engagement Officer with knowledge of Developmental Language Disorder and/or the SEND system.  We are looking for somebody who can hit the ground running in December 2021 to oversee and manage the DLD Together training programme for parents which has been successfully piloted by ourselves and NAPLIC.

The programme consists of a series of online courses that aim to advise and support parents of children with DLD and is supported by Speech and Language Therapists.  You will be responsible for ensuring that the courses run efficiently and to develop ongoing family support networks after the course has taken place.

We are looking for someone who is super-organised, able to communicate confidently with professionals, having a good understanding of DLD, health and educational services and be able to provide the effective administration required for this role. You must be able to work independently from a home base and work flexibly, including evenings and weekends. Initially a 1-year appointment, part time, 21 hours per week.

This is an exciting new role within Afasic and will provide much needed support and information for parents.

For full Job Description and Application form, please see links below.

Parent Engagement Officer Job Description (109.5 KiB, 104 hits)

Application Form (89.5 KiB, 81 hits)

The closing date is Monday 4th October 2021 and interviews will take place on Wednesday 13th October. Anyone wanting additional information should contact Linda Lascelles at Lindal@afasic.org.uk