Safeguarding and Review Manager
Closing Date: 18th Deccember 2018
Working Hours: 37.00 per week
Passionate about giving children and young people a great start in life?
Our priority in Herefordshire is to keep children safe and give them a great start in life. It’s the priority for the council, our partners and for all of us who work in Children’s Wellbeing.
How do we do this? By having dynamic, dedicated, passionate and professional staff who work in a culture that focuses on what we can achieve with children, what they can achieve themselves, and the relationship we build with families and partners to enable this.
Herefordshire has a really strong team ethos. Our teams are passionate about the work they do and the positive difference they and the teams they are in make to people’s lives. This is all underpinned by the focus and support from their managers and the council as a whole.
Come to Herefordshire and join the journey.
Herefordshire Council are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic independent reviewing officer and child protection conference chair. The role is combined (entitled safeguarding and review manager) but the caseload will primarily be children in care.
Candidates will need to have prior, recent experience in the role or substantial, relevant experience as a social worker to fulfil the requirements of the role, and a proven track record and commitment to improving outcomes for children and young people through scrutiny, challenge and ongoing monitoring to prevent drift.
The successful applicant will join a committed and permanently established team.
To find out more about working in children’s services, please visit www.herefordshire.gov.uk/childrensocialwork or contact BusinessSupportSFS@herefordshire.gov.uk / 01432 260 665.
Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGPS pension scheme
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must apply online for this vacancy, We do not accept emailed CV’S. Your application should include a CV and an accompanying statement of no more than 2 sides of A4 showing how your experience meets the person specification.
We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria of the job are guaranteed an interview.