Co-ordinator Review & Child Protection – Social Care

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Co-ordinator Review & Child Protection – Social Care
Walsall
Interim Position

Walsall (HQ) 17879

Posted: 9th May 2024 11:33
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  • Pay Rate:

    £29.23 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • Walsall,

    WS1 1TP

What's involved with this role:

Interim Co-ordinator Review & Child Protection – Social Care

Job Ref: Walsall (HQ) 17879

Pay Rate: £29.23 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours 

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 3 months

City: Walsall

Enhanced DBS disclosure required for this role

The purpose of the role is to take responsibility for ensuring the Local Authority discharges its duty to provide a quality social work and reviewing service to children who may have or may need a child protection plan and looked after children.

Key responsibilities:

  • Chair child protection conferences and looked after children’s reviews in accordance with the Children Act 1989, Children & Adoption Act 2002, Children Leaving Care Act 2000 and Children Act 2004, Working Together 2018, Care Planning and Placement regulations 2011, the IRO handbook and the Family Justice Review 2011.
  • Ensure that child protection plans and care plans are developed and reviewed to ensure good outcomes for children and young people.
  • Provide consultation to the wider service and partner agencies about child protection and care planning.
  • Ensure that children, young people and family members are appropriately informed of procedures and processes and are supported and encouraged to make a full and active contribution to meetings.
  • Promote fair access to services by challenging discrimination and oppression in accordance with the Council’s Equal Opportunities policy, and ensure services take account of the cultural, religious and linguistic background of children and their family and meet the relevant Equality Standard.
  • Promote a child focused service, which includes ensuring that children, families and professionals are aware of and have access to the Complaints and Representation Process and advocacy as appropriate.
  • Ensure delivery of services to children, young people, their families and carers, is in line with legislation, guidance and local policy and procedures.
  • Promote and enforce the Council’s Health and Safety Policy and maintain safe working practices for self and others.
  • Promote a positive public image of Walsall Borough Council children’s services.
  • Operate at all times within the professional ethics and disciplines of social work as described in the professional code of conduct and HCPC requirements.
  • Ensure the requirements of appropriate child-care legislation and guidance are understood by all members of CSC by; leading by example attendance at team meetings, provision of induction, information sharing, and providing appropriate direction and communication.
  • Work restoratively with, children, parents, family members, internal and external colleagues.
  • Influence and negotiate with partner agencies to ensure that best quality services are provided to children and young people.
  • Work collaboratively with partner agencies, within children’s services and in the voluntary sector to ensure multi-agency assessment, planning, interventions and review.

 

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Due to the number of CVs being sent to us under current market conditions, we cannot, unfortunately, respond to all applications. If, therefore, you have not heard from us within 3 days please make a working assumption that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We will, however, be very happy to receive future applications from you for other roles.


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Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.

 

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Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role or context and ideally within a public sector.

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Job Ref: Walsall (HQ) 17879
Co-ordinator Review & Child Protection – Social Care
Client Category: Local Authority

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Co-ordinator Review & Child Protection – Social Care
Client Category: Local Authority

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