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Coordinator Review & Child Protection - Ref: CH02324

Employer
Walsall Council
Location
Walsall
Salary
G12 £50,512 - £56,239
Closing date
26 Jul 2024
Reference
355

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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Social Care – Children
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Job Details

Coordinator Review and Child Protection - Ref: CH02324
Salary G12: £50,512 - £56,239 per annum
Contract: Full-time, permanent

Walsall Safeguarding and Review have an opening for a Coordinator. The role of the Coordinator is to chair Child Protection Conferences and undertake IRO responsibilities for Looked after children.

Your duties also include Quality Assurance to ensure children receive the best service possible. The service prides itself on high expectations of its members and what is expected for children. In return there are many opportunities for personal development and you will be joining an exceptionally supportive team.

The role requires 5 years post qualifying experience, experience of working with Children and Families and Managerial or supervisory experience ( required as per the Department for Children, Schools and Families - IRO Handbook Section 2.16- regulation 46 ). This can include supervising students and lesser experienced staff.

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers. The post holder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

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Closing Date: 26th July 2024

Interviews will be held on: 21st August 2024

Important note: When completing your online application form, you will be asked to enter supporting information. You must enter a detailed supporting information statement describing how your skills, abilities and experience meet the specific criteria included in the employee specification. If you do not include a supporting information statement, you will not be shortlisted . Please also ensure that you complete the work history and qualifications sections of your application form. Please do not add a CV as we do not accept them . Please see our Information for Applicants leaflet for further information.

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children, young people and vulnerable adults entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children and young people and vulnerable adults.

Note: Applicants appointed to posts that require an enhanced DBS clearance must declare any periods of time that they have lived, studied or worked abroad and be prepared to provide an Overseas Criminal Records Certificate (OCRC) or a Statement of Good Conduct (SOGC) relating to anytime they were overseas.

The role will be based at Birchills Children Centre, Birchills Street, Walsall, West Midlands, WS2 8NF.

For further reasons to join us, please visit: https://go.walsall.gov.uk/employee-benefits.

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Walsall Council

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Telephone
01922 650000
Location
Civic Centre
Darwall Street
Walsall
West Midlands
WS1 1TP
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