Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

40000.00 - 43000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP43000/annum
29 Aug 2017
26 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced social worker or social work manager with knowledge and experience of LADO requirements and who is committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for children and young people? If so I have the perfect opportunity for you.
As a LADO you will be responsible for:
Chairing LADO strategy, position of trust and resolution meetings
Offering advice and consultation on allegations against people in a position of trust
Ensuring the local authority complies with statutory obligations around managing allegations against individuals in a position of trust on all allegations received in a clear, timely and appropriate manner that promotes positive outcomes for children and young people
The post is part time (3 days per week) but there may also be the opportunity to extend it to a full time post to increase the capacity in the Independent Conference and Reviewing Team.
Applicants must have the following:
-Be registered with HCPC
-Be passionate about ensuring children and young people are safe
-Extensive relevant experience in children and families social work including child protection
-BA Honours in Social Work (DiPSW) or equivalent
-An in-depth working knowledge of legislation and best practice relating to LADO and conference and reviewing services

For more information or to apply please call Karen on (Apply online only) or send your CV

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