Temporary Senior Safeguarding Clerk/Administrator

Temporary Senior Safeguarding Clerk/Administrator 150 150 tcl-admin
Temporary Senior Safeguarding Clerk/Administrator
Contract / Temporary

Gateshead 5878413660184

Posted: 30th August 2022 11:45
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  • Pay Rate:

    £10.81 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 1 month

  • Gateshead,


What's involved with this role:

Temporary Senior Safeguarding Clerk/Administrator

Reference no:  Gateshead 5878413660184

Must have Minute Taking experience as this is the main role. Part time hours could be considered but not preferred

The purpose of the role is to undertake effective minute taking and contributing to the efficient running of the Safeguarding Children Unit in Gateshead.

Key responsibilities:

  • Arrange Initial and Review Child Protection Conferences, Secure Reviews, Complex Abuse Meetings and LADO Strategy Meetings by ensuring invitations are distributed to all relevant people within procedural timescales.
  • Attend (either in person or on-screen dependent upon the requirements for the meeting) Initial and Review Child Protection Conferences, Secure Reviews, Complex Abuse Meetings and LADO Strategy Meetings to minute (using IT equipment) and produce an accurate record of the meeting discussion. To ensure child protection plans and all minutes from meetings are produced and distributed within procedural timescales.
  • Ensure accurate performance data is inputted onto Mosaic (IT system) following all Child Protection Conferences, Secure Reviews and LADO Strategy Meetings.
  • Maintain appropriate records on the social care database and adhere to national and LA guidance on confidentiality and information-sharing.
  • Liaise with all staff in the Safeguarding Children Unit, Care Wellbeing and Learning, external agencies and service users, in order to ensure a high standard of service continues to be provided.
  • Assist the Business Support Coordinator in the monitoring of Business Support procedures.
  • Ensure the input and retrieval of information in respect of children who have to a Child Protection Plan or who are in our Care is accurate and up to date to ensure the ongoing provision of a high quality service.
  • Maintain and update manual and computerised information systems ensuring information used by the service is accurate and to assist with the auditing of data quality.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:



  1. 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above or grades (1-9) or equivalent qualification and/or experience.


Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Experience convening, servicing and minuting meetings
  3. Organising and prioritising workload to ensure timescales are met
  4. Comprehensive working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet systems
  5. Effective written and oral communication skills demonstrating a high standard of accuracy
  6. Able to input, retrieval, collation and presentation of information from computerised and manual systems
  7. Experience implementing and developing business support systems and procedures
  8. ICT Skills: Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Temporary Senior Safeguarding Clerk/Administrator
Client Category: Local Authority

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