Local Authority Designated Officer

HOORAY Recruitment
16 Sep 2020
19 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Do you hold a degree in Social Work, CQSW, Dip SW or equivalent? Are you experienced in chairing complex and sensitive meetings attended by professionals and external employers?

If the answer is YES to all of the above, read on!

Hooray are pleased to bring you a newly released role in Gloucestershire. We have partnered with a long standing client to assist in the recruitment for a Local Authority Designated Officer on a 3-4 month contract.

You will undertake initial discussions regarding referrals coming into the LADO officer on whether they meet the 'Allegations Management' thresholds. You will chair multi agency allegations management meetings for all children and young people considered to be at risk from someone working or volunteering with them in accordance with the safe-guarding children broad.

Regularly provide information on practice and outcomes for children and for adults about whom an allegation is made in accordance with team processes and standards. You will contribute highly to team and individual development through team meetings and supervision.

You will ensure effective maintenance of computerised information systems in relation Allegations Management.

In order to be successful you must have In-depth post qualification experience working with children and their families, in-depth post qualification experience working with partnership agencies and service providers. Be able to work effectively in a very sensitive environment, to challenge assertively whilst maintaining professional integrity and delivering difficult messages with sensitivity.

You must hold a Full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle.

This is a temporary vacancy starting on the 21st September for 3 - 4 months, paying £40.00 per hour.

If you have the skills and experience required, we would love to hear from you! Please apply with your most recent CV and we promise to come back to you. *Full company details and job descriptions will be released to successful candidates.

*Hooray is acting as an agency on behalf of the client for this position.

*Hooray is proud to be a corporate member of the REC, the recruitment industry's leading professional body.

*Do you know someone for this role? Please enquire about our referral scheme!