Child Exploitation Co-ordinator
If you are passionate about preventing child exploitation then we want to hear from you. We are looking for a Child Exploitation Coordinator to join our team to work creatively with a range of partners ensuring there is an effective response to this emerging problem. You will have experience of partnership working and be confident to work on your own initiative to manage and prioritise your own workload. You will need to be skilled at undertaking research and preparing reports that assist in decision making.
The Child Exploitation Coordinator is required to support the work of the Local Authority to ensure an effective multi-agency response to the prevention, identification and disruption of child exploitation, including work to address perpetrators, disrupt locations, protect victims and increase public confidence in the response of agencies.
The role holder will also be responsible for developing and maintaining effective performance management and quality assurance arrangements to monitor the effectiveness of the multi-agency response to child exploitation and to demonstrate improved outcomes for children in Coventry.
The Child Exploitation Coordinator will need to work with colleagues across a range of multi-agency partnerships to identify and tackle barriers to effective responses to child exploitation and to identify unmet local need.
A degree, diploma or relevant experience within a children’s safeguarding environment or community safety field.
This role works across a number of departments and organisations, but is currently hosted by Coventry City Council Children’s Services, part of the People Directorate. The Directorate is responsible for children and adult social care, education, libraries, and public health. We aim to support people to live independent and fulfilling lives, free from harm or abuse.
The post holder will be joining Coventry City Council at an exciting time as the organisation changes the way in which it delivers its services. Staff across the Council will work differently, with more shared space, new technology, hot-desking and many other changes.
In return, we can offer you an excellent pension scheme, childcare vouchers, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.
Interview Date: 18th April 2018
Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse community we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.
We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or a long-term health condition.
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers
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