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Local Authority Designated Officer

Local Authority Designated Officer

  • Location

    Medway, Kent

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £37 - £40 per hour + DOE

  • Contact:

    Sky Harp

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Remedy Recruitment Group are looking for a Local Authority Designated Officer for Medway Council.

Job Purpose

The post holder will support the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) and Education Safeguarding Team Manager with the management and oversight of allegations against people that work within the wider children's workforce, either in a paid or voluntary capacity across Medway.

The post holder will contribute to the operation of a professional consultation service, providing advice and information to staff within Medway Council and partner agencies and organisations regarding allegations management, safer recruitment and employment in order to maximise the safety and welfare of children and young people.

The job entails a quality assurance function in monitoring standards and challenging the practice of staff within and external to the organisation where necessary to ensure that the voice of the child is heard, that all allegations are reported on, taken seriously, investigated appropriately and action taken as necessary.

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*

Receive up to £250 for finding your own job*