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Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

  • Location

    Wandsworth, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £38.00 - £40.00 per hour + Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    On going

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Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) to work within Wandsworth Council.

Job Purpose

  • To be responsible for ensuring that the Authority fulfils its obligations for managing allegations against staff and volunteers working with children in any setting within the Authority area; compliant with requirements of Working Together 2018; the Education Act 2002, and Keeping Children Safe In Education 2019, other relevant legislation including the Children Act 1989,and the Children Act 2004, and Local Procedures
  • To act as the lead Local Authority Designated Officer in all matters related to establishing, reviewing and further developing the structures and processes in relation to allegations made against staff and volunteers who work with children
  • To ensure that responses to allegations are dealt with fairly, consistently and expeditiously across all service areas, working positively and effectively in partnership with all stakeholders and partner agencies.
  • To contribute to embedding safe practice into performance, behaviour and culture within the Authority. To advise relevant senior managers on policy and operational matters related to allegations against staff and volunteers.

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