Hereford Safeguarding & Review Manager SW1757

  • Full Time
  • West Midlands
  • Role: Long contract
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Reference: SW1757
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

SW Locums are actively looking for a competent and UK Experienced Qualified Social Work Manager.

The post is in the Children & Families Safeguarding & Review Team.

To be successful in your application you will need to show you can be responsible for:

The discharge of the statutory functions of the Independent Reviewing
Officer;

Chairing Child Protection Conferences;

Chairing Adoption Reviews; chairing
Secure Criteria Reviews;

Discharging the Local Authority Designated Officer function;

The provision of best practice advice and guidance to officers of the Council and across
partners;

Quality assuring the effectiveness of practice in improving outcomes for
children and the services provided to children and their families.

Main Purpose of Job:

  • To ensure the delivery of effective and purposeful planning for children in need within Herefordshire, including children in need of protection and
    children in need of accommodation
  • To be responsible for the co-ordination and chairing of Child Protection
    Conferences, Looked After Children Reviews, Adoption Reviews and all other
    meetings as directed in statute, policy and procedures
  • To quality assure the child protection process and looked after children
    process
  • To strive to enshrine positive outcomes for children and young people
  • To ensure meaningful participation of children and their families in the child
    protection and looked after children process
  • To maintain and develop management information about operational practice
    and report to relevant managers using established processes
  • To develop and maintain systems which will establish consistency and quality
    of practice throughout the County
  • To participate in the overall management of the Safeguarding and Quality
    Assurance Services
  • To promote and implement Council, Directorate and HSCB policies and
    procedures, and to act in accordance with agreed Service principles and
    practices
  • To undertake the role of Local Authority Designated Officer in relation to the
    allegations against people who work with children
  • To ensure that the diverse needs of Herefordshire children in the child
    protection or looked after children process are identified and addressed
  • Key responsibilities for effective performance management and ensuring best
    possible outcomes within Children’s Services