LADO - Local Authority Designated Officer

Social Care Locums
Little London
Up to £10,000
24 Sep 2020
28 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
We are looking for an experience LADO to work within this local authority, it is to start immediately and the duties involve:
  • To be responsible for ensuring that the Authority fulfils its obligations for managing allegations against staff and volunteers working with children in any setting within the Authority area;compliant with requirements of WorkingTogether 2018; the Education Act 2002, and Keeping Children Safe In Education 2019, other relevant legislation including the Children Act 1989, and the Children Act 2004, and Local Procedures.
  • To act as the lead Local Authority Designated Officer in all matters related to establishing, reviewing and further developing the structures and processes in relation to allegations made against staff and volunteers who work with children.
  • To ensure that responses to allegations are dealt with fairly, consistently and expeditiously across all service areas, working positively and effectively in partnership with all stakeholders and partner agencies.
  • To contribute to embedding safe practice into performance, behaviour and culture within the Authority. To advise relevant senior managers on policy and operational matters related to allegations against staff and volunteers.

To apply for this role you must have:
  • A relevant Social Work qualification (BA/MA Social Work/DipSW or equivalent)
  • Be SWE Registered
  • Be eligible to work within the UK

Social Care Locums is a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers and care professionals.

We offer:
  • An excellent referral scheme for each successfully placed referral
  • Certified complimentary training
  • 24 hour one on one specialist social work consultant based within your geographical area
  • Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment - we offer twice weekly payroll too!

For more information or details of other roles, please contact Simone at Social Care Locums or visit our website to upload your CV.