Co-ordinator (Review & Child Protection) (3 posts) - Ref: CH23219

Location
The Hollies, Lichfield Road, Walsall
Salary
G12 £44,190 - £49,448 per annum
Posted
02 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Job Ref
WALS000004126
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard

Co-ordinator (Review & Child Protection) (3 posts) - Ref: CH23219
Salary G12 £44,190 - £49,448 per annum

Walsall Children: “Safe, Happy and Learning Well”

These posts have been newly created to strengthen the service and provide a great 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.

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: Monday 23rd September 2019

Interviews: Friday 4th October 2019

Supporting documents
CH23219 JDES Coordinator Safeguarding and Review.pdf

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