Coordinator Review and Child Protection - Ref: CH00421

Walsall, West Midlands
G12 - £45,859 - £51,315 per annum
12 Apr 2021
22 Apr 2021
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Coordinator Review and Child Protection - Ref: CH00421
G12 - £45,859 - £51,315 per annum
Permanent/ Full-time

Walsall Safeguarding and Review have an opening for a Coordinator. The role of the Coordinator is to chair Child Protection Conferences and undertake IRO responsibilities for Looked after children.

Your duties also include Quality Assurance to ensure children receive the best service possible.  The service prides itself on high expectations of its members and what is expected for children. In return there are many opportunities for personal development and you will be joining an exceptionally supportive team.     

The role requires 5 years post qualifying experience, experience of working with Children and Families and Managerial or supervisory experience (required as per the Department for Children, Schools and Families – IRO Handbook Section 2.16- regulation 46). This can include supervising students and lesser experienced staff. 

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.

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Closing Date: Thursday 22nd April 2021.
Shortlisting: Friday 23rd April 2021.
Interviews to take place on Tuesday 27th April 2021.

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children, young people and vulnerable adults 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 and vulnerable adults. 

Note: Applicants appointed to posts that require an enhanced DBS clearance must declare any periods of time that they have lived, studied or worked abroad and be prepared to provide an Overseas Criminal Records Certificate (OCRC) or a Statement of Good Conduct (SOGC) relating to anytime they were overseas.

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