Practice Development Coordinator 2 Year Fixed Term Contract

£29,636 to £33,799
13 May 2019
29 May 2019
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Sandwell Children's Trust on behalf of Sandwell Children’s Safeguarding Partnership (SCSP) are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join our business support team.

SCSP is a partnership of all the different organisations working to protect children and young people across the county, we bring together information for children, young people and their families and the professionals who work with them.

Safeguarding children and young people is everyone’s responsibility.

The SCSP ensures that all organisations that work with children work together to keep children and young people safe from harm.

The SCSP undertakes this role through providing training, the development of policies and procedures and awareness raising.



The Practice Development Coordinator role is key to driving learning and practice improvements within the multi-agency children’s safeguarding workforce with the aim of improving outcomes for children, young people and families.


Part of this role will be:

To implement the safeguarding workforce development plan to ensure more effective safeguarding practice including, but not exclusively, embedding use of the GCP2 and any other practice models developed to support the priority areas.

To build strong collaborative arrangements with all agencies in developing and implementing a sustainable ‘train the trainer’ model of implementation for the practice development models.

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 multi-agency organisations but is hosted by Sandwell Children’s Trust.

Recruitment details for prospective candidates;

  • Advert closes – Monday 27th May 2019 (midnight)
  • Shortlisting for interview – W/C 27 May 2019
  • Interviews – W/C 10 June 2019
  • Job description and Person Specification (attached)
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