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Job Reference: 48556

Social Worker – Child Protection Chair

  • London, Greater London, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Tyler Cox
  • £41 - £41

Seven Social Care are looking for experienced Social Care professionals to fill a role as a Child Protection Chair paying £41 per hour, working 35 hours per week in the London Borough of Harrow on a 6 month contract.

The role:

To act as chair for child protection conferences

To ensure the development of high quality practice for child protection and safeguarding that meets nation and locally set performance targets.

To provide threshold advice and consultation when a Initial Child Protection Conference is being considered.

To undertake the chairing of complex inter-agency meetings in relation to child protection conferences, complex abuse investigations including allegations against professionals and carers strategy meetings

To monitor the quality of practice for child protection by way of scrutinising child protection plans, audit and to challenge practice which does not meet required national and local standards.

To resolve issues of practice and planning in respect of children subject of a child protection plan. To advice on child protection practice and procedures with staff and managers, and to make a representations to senior management regarding practice and development issues.

To undertake a lead ‘Champion’ role in a specialist area and to take part in specialist project development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as a CP coordinator & Independent Reviewing Officer on CP and LAC reviews.
  • Cover LADO Responsibilities where required
  • Carry out additional tasks as required by the Head of Service which may include Quality Assurance, Data and Performance, Service Development and Delivery.

Applicant Requirements:

Qualifications: Social Work Degree

Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.

Compliance: Recent DBS check.

Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

Hours: 35 hours per week

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