Co-ordinator Review & Child Protection - Ref: CH11818

Location
The Hollies 10 Lichfield Road, Walsall WS42DH
Salary
£43.324- £48,478 per annum
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
07 Jun 2018
Job Ref
WALS000003565
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

“Walsall Children: Safe, Happy and Learning Well”

Co-ordinator Review & Child Protection - Ref: CH11818
£43.324- £48,478 per annum
Full time / Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking service that puts children at the heart of what they do.

You will take responsibility for ensuring the Local Authority discharges its duty by quality assuring social work practice and reviewing service to children with a child protection plan and looked after children with a care or pathway plan. Driving and building on improved practice is central to the role.

A minimum 5 years post qualifying experience substantially in services to children and families is essential along with experience of providing social work supervision/direction and support and challenging practice appropriately where necessary (required as per the Department for Children, Schools and Families – IRO Handbook Section 2.16- regulation 46).

This post will join a well-established motivated team who are committed to improving the life journey and outcomes for children. The team uses a restorative approach to strengthen our engagement with children and families and maximise the effectiveness of our intervention.

If you wish to discuss the role, please contact Debra Silvester or Mike Morris on 01922 646640.

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children and young people 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.

For this role the successful candidates must undergo a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. BPSS is the minimum standard to ensure the identity and integrity of an employee who has access to official information using secure networks linking central government and local authorities. A BPSS check involves four main elements; Identity Check, National and Immigration Status, Employment History (last 3 years) and Verification of Criminal Record (unspent convictions only).

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.

Closing date for applications: 7 June 2018
Interviews will take place on 15 June 2018

Supporting documents
Job Description & Employee Specification
Important - Information for Applicants

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