Head of Service (Adult Safeguarding)

Brierley Hill Health & Social Care Centre, DY5 1RU
£53,916 to £59,762 per annum
01 Sep 2017
26 Sep 2017
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Are you a strong leader with a passion for safeguarding? Dudley is launching an Adult Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub in October, you as Head of Safeguarding will be integral to making the MASH a success.

You will successfully lead the Safeguarding Agenda for Adults in Dudley and work extensively with partner agencies across the Borough to promote the Safeguarding agenda and continually improve quality.

We are looking for someone who is creative , strong at management of change and a technical specialist in the Safeguarding agenda.

You will require a social work qualification , previous experience in managing staff in Safeguarding situations and knowledge and experience in the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.

For informal discussion please contact Matt Bowsher- Chief Officer for Adult Social Care on 01384 815805 or email matt.bowsher@dudley.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: 24th September 2017

Interviews anticipated to take place Early October 2017

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.

Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough. You should not submit a CV for this vacancy.

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Supporting documents
Head of Service- Adult Safeguarding Job Description
Head of Service- Adult Safeguarding Person Specification

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