Safeguarding Officer (Fixed Term Contract)

Metsec Building, Broadwell Road, Oldbury, B69 4HE
Band F, SCP 32-37 (£29,055- £33,136 per annum) (£15.06-£17.18 per hour)
17 May 2018
02 Jun 2018
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Sandwell Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB) are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join our business unit. The Safeguarding Officer role is key in ensuring the smooth running across a wide range of duties, and with a wide range of partners, but will have a focus on Quality and Governance.

  • To work with the Subgroups of the multiagency partnership to achieve high standards in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children through evaluation and continuous monitoring
  • To operate in a pressurised environment with minimal supervision using own initiative to ensure the SSCB delivers its statutory duties
  • Provide regular management information reports on key safeguarding data, trends and risk
  • To collect, collate and analyse safeguarding data to inform management reports, KPIs and audit/ case review themes

This role has opportunities for both self-development; to make full effective use of IT; to suggest and develop innovative approaches to achieve solutions; and to identify more efficient and resilient ways of working.

This role works across a number of departments and organisations, but is currently hosted by the newly created Sandwell Children’s Trust.

Hours: 37

This position is fixed term until March 2020

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.



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