Child Protection Advisor

Location
Bognor Regis, West Sussex
Salary
£40.00 per hour
Posted
30 Nov 2016
Closes
28 Dec 2016
Ref
WZ5272A
Contact
Manpower UK
Sector
Care
Job Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time
Manpower is currently recruiting for a Child Protection Advisor to join us to work on a full time temporary assignment for West Sussex County Council; this is a temporary position to start as soon as possible until approximately 31/03/2017.

This role is specifically to chair child protection conferences, and may also include monitoring the performance of the child protection system including; running the child protection conferencing system, LAC reviews, providing advice on child protection issues and developing policies, guidance and procedures, undertake statutory reviews of children looked after by the authority, and to contribute to case reviews and reports.

The unit runs an allegations management service, child death overview system, and provides direct support to all the activities of the Local Safeguarding Children Board; you will be required, ensure robust child protection or safeguarding plans are devised, make an independent judgement about the suitability of a plan as well as monitor its implementation, and engage with children through the CP/LAC review process.

Candidates must have recent experience of chairing child protection conferences and will require an appropriate social work qualification and relevant demonstrable experience; knowledge of the Signs of Safety approach to CP assessment and planning would be an advantage.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to research, analyse information, interpret, plan over the long term and make judgements including efficient problem solving skills to ensure children are kept safe along with the ability to negotiate solutions.

If you believe you have the skills and experience for this positon, please apply here today! Or contact Manpower for more information.

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