Child Death Overview Panel Manager

Saltisford Office Park, Ansell Way, Warwick,CV34 4UL
£34,538- £36,379 per annum
19 Feb 2018
14 Mar 2018
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This interesting and rewarding role is based in Warwick with the small LSCB team. Employed by Warwickshire County Council, the post holder works collaboratively with the LSCB managers, Councils, police and health providers in Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire to manage the statutory child death review functions for each area. 

The Role

The post holder is responsible for ensuring there are effective and timely processes to receive notifications of child deaths and prepare the cases for review, providing professional advice to panel chairs and members to facilitate reviews which are focussed on identifying learning for the inter-agency system, and working with partners to disseminate learning from panels. This includes providing analysis of panel data to inform strategies and policy development.

37.0 Hours per Week

Key Requirements

The successful applicant will be knowledgeable about joint agency responses to child deaths, familiar with the range of statutory services provided to children and families by health, social care and education, and experienced in working in partnership with colleagues beyond their immediate service, for example inter-agency or regional working. They will have excellent communication skills enabling them to engage with both professional colleagues at all levels and bereaved families as required, and present information confidently to a professional audience. They will be experienced in management of either projects or service delivery, and will be able to write analytical reports. As the post covers the sub-region, the post holder will need to drive and have the use of a car. We will seek to agree reasonable adjustments to this requirement for an applicant with disabilities if required.  

For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Cornelia Heaney, WSCB Development Manager 
01926 742510  or email

Closing Date: March 12th 2018

Interview Date: March 27th 2018

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Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

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