Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)
We are looking for a driven, committed Specialist Social Worker (Local Authority Designated Officer) to support the development of our service. The service oversees the management of allegations against those who work in a position of trust with children across the whole of the county and is a key strand of the local authority's assurance function. This provides an exciting opportunity to work with a wide range of professionals and employers in assuring the safeguarding of children in settings who work with children. The post is full-time and is based centrally in Warwick.
You will be an experienced, registered social worker with a good knowledge of children's safeguarding, and the ability to make sound risk judgements. You will have excellent skills in working with other professionals to support and challenge their practice in relation to the management of allegations against staff, and safer working practices. You will be interested in service improvement, and able to contribute to the development of policy and practice in the service.
This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Additional Information & How to Apply
For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Cornelia Heaney - 01926 742005 / email@example.com
Closing Date: Sunday 11 November 2018
Interviews anticipated w/c 19 November2018
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