Prevent Education Officer, Slough

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Slough Borough CouncilSlough
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £38,960 - £43,714 Per Annum, Fully Inclusive
Contract term: Temporary

6 month – Fixed-Term Contract

Ref: 07-1240

Slough Borough Council is committed to safeguarding our children, young people and vulnerable adults. We want Slough to be a place where people can make good choices about where to live and work and where children can grow up to achieve their full potential.

‘Prevent’ is part of ‘Contest’ the Government’s Counter Terrorism Strategy. The Prevent strand is to safeguard and support those vulnerable to radicalisation and to stop them becoming involved in terrorism or supporting terrorism and supports vulnerable people and sectors and institutions where there are risks of radicalisation. We need to respond to tackle all forms of extremism - including both Islamist extremist and Far Right threats.

We are seeking an exceptional candidate for this high-profile role. You will be responsible working with schools and other educational establishments on ‘Prevent’ Education Work’. We are looking for a confident and resilient person who has the skills and ability to develop and coordinate activities to prevent extremist activity and work with schools and other partners to support those at risk of being drawn into extremism.

You will need to be politically astute and be able to work with a wide range of partner organisations. You will have excellent communication, engagement and influencing skills and be able to manage projects.

You will need to undergo enhanced security checks prior to appointment.

Secondments from the education/schools sector are encouraged, although on a full-time, not term time only basis.

Previous applicants need not reapply.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Naheem Bashir, Prevent Manager on 07540 147340.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 14th February 2019 at 5.00 pm
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 12th March 2019

Apply for this job on-line at Alternatively email or call our 24 hour message line on 01753 875074 for a pack, outlining the reference number above. Minicom service on 01753 875030.

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