Hereford Safeguarding & Review Manager SW1757

  • Full Time
  • West Midlands
  • Role: Long contract
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Reference: SW1757
  • Posted 5 months 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

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

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
  • 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
  • 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