Safeguarding and Review Manager
Safeguarding & Review Manager (IRO and CP Conference Chair)
No. of Positions: 3
Hours per Week: 37.00
Salary: £37,849-£41,675 (+ £5000 Market Forces Supplement)
Closing Date: 21/04/2019
A relocation payment of up to £5,000
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 to recruit an enthusiastic Safeguarding and Review Manager. The role combines the responsibilities of an Independent Reviewing Officer and a Child Protection Conference Chair. You will Chair statutory meetings to review plans for children, providing scrutiny and challenge in order to prevent drift and delay and maximise positive outcomes for children in Herefordshire.
You will have significant experience and knowledge of statutory children’s social work practice and be registered with the HCPC. The successful applicant will join a committed and supportive team with dedicated managerial oversight, support and a manageable caseload within statutory guidelines.
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. As Disability Confident employer, all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria of the job are guaranteed an interview.
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