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Child Protection Chair - Wandsworth Council

Child Protection Chair - Wandsworth Council

  • Location

    Wandsworth, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £35.00 - £38.00 per hour + Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

  • Contact email:

    holly@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    38

  • Salary low:

    35

  • Job ref:

    rem0958906_1597656712

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    On going

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-16

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Child Protection Chair to work within Wandsworth Council on a locum basis.

Job Purpose

Our firmly established Conference and Review Service has a vacancy for a Conference Chair post. This role requires you to be passionate about children, tenacious, knowledgeable and driven to pursue the best outcomes for all children. You will also have experience of management and/or supervision and bring proven experience of outcomes. Understanding and experience of working on Contextualised Safeguarding issues is one of the requirements of the post. The conferences are taking place virtually and the successful candidate will be required to organise and chair conferences virtually.
You will chair Child Protection Conferences be responsible for identifying any issues that may be affecting a child/young person's welfare or preventing them from achieving permanence in a timely manner. You will take the lead in promoting and further developing high standards in Conferences and Review processes through quality assurance monitoring.
You will be an advocate for children and have well developed communication skills in direct work to promote their consultation and participation. You will also be skilled in promoting the involvement of parents and carers and have the ability to work in a demanding multi-agency environment. As a proactive professional, you will set high standards, shape ideas, and promote more effective practice using new approaches and ideas wherever appropriate. You will be responsible for reporting on the local authority's performance as corporate parent and to escalate concerns to the appropriate management level using escalation and dispute resolution processes.
You will have a high level of research knowledge underpinning your practice and be fully informed about current policy and guidance; be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage conflicting priorities effectively.

You will need to be:

HCPC registered

Eligible to work in the UK

Why Choose Remedy?

Competitive pay rates

Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies

1st tier agency

Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

If you are interested and would like to find out more please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV directly