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Stockport- QSW- Foster Carers

  • Location

    Stockport, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

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Key Role Descriptors:

The role holder is a key member of the Safeguarding Team, contributing effectively to the provision and delivery of a high quality service.

The role holder is responsible for effectively chairing statutory reviews, child in need planning meetings and child protection case conferences for children and young people. Providing timely and effective, concise minutes with clear plans and actions and decisions.

The role holder will ensure that all meetings are held within agreed statutory timescales and are conducted in a structured and effective way, which also ensure that parents, children and young people are able to contribute effectively.

The role holder will ensure that robust plans are produced which are concise with clear recommendations, which are devised so that child safety is promoted and that all aspects of care, development and protection are considered in all meetings.

The role holder will quality assure and evaluate multi agency plans and LAC reviews to ensure compliance with Care Planning, the IRO Handbook, National Minimum Standards and the local Safeguarding Board Policy and Procedures.

Key Role Accountabilities:

Effectively chair complex multi-agency child protection meetings, analysing risk and producing SMART plans to safeguard children.

Facilitate the contribution of children, young people and parent/carers in complex meetings through communicating sensitively and effectively

Quality assure, challenge and evaluate the effectiveness of child protection and multi agency plans including timely use of the dispute resolution process to prevent drift

Effectively resolve conflicts and undertake negotiations with colleagues while maintaining independence and keeping the child's interest as the paramount factor in making decisions.

Monitor the performance of the Local Authority as a Corporate Parent by setting clear targets via independent scrutiny and oversight of children's cases.

Work collaboratively with partners to deliver high quality single agency and multi agency training in relation to Child in Need, Child Protection and Looked After Children.

Work collaboratively with partners, colleagues and stakeholders to develop single agency and multi agency policy and procedures.

Work independently to evaluate plans and make appropriate decisions which safeguard children and promote their welfare.

Personal commitment to continuous self development and service improvement.

Through personal example, open commitment and clear action, ensure diversity is positively valued, resulting in equal access and treatment in employment, service delivery and communications.

Where the role holder is disabled every effort will be made to supply all necessary aids, adaptations or equipment to allow them to carry out all the duties of the role. If, however, a certain task proves to be unachievable, job redesign will be given full consideration.

Essential requirements:
* Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification
* Registration with Social Work England
* ASYE completed

Benefits of working with Remedy
* A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
* Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs
* Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
* Double payrolls each week.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.
To be considered for this role, please apply with your CV on the social care team.

Remedy Social Care is a REC Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.