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LADO- Local Authority Designated Officer

LADO- Local Authority Designated Officer

  • Location

    Wokingham, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £38 - £42 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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The post holder will be responsible for:

* Ensuring that the Authority fulfils its obligations for managing allegations against staff and volunteers working with children in accordance with relevant procedures.
* To provide advice and consultation
* Oversee cases until conclusion, maintain records and provide quarterly reports
* Providing cover for the Independent Chair function within the team, chairing child protection conferences.

The successful candidate will have a Social Work qualification e.g. Degree in Social Work, DipSW, CQSW or equivalent, recognised by HCPC, and will need to have considerable knowledge and experience in the application of relevant legislation, statutory guidance, standards and procedures relating to child protection and safeguarding children. It is desirable for the candidate to have experience of chairing child protection conferences and knowledge of the Signs of Safety practice framework.

If you are interested in this post please send your updated CV .