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Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

  • Salary: Up to £41 per hour
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Date posted: 30-07-2018
  • Sector: Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: CHSWDNLADO_1532956315

Swindon Borough Council are seeking an experienced Local Authority Designated Officer to join the Conference and Review Team on a Locum basis. The contract is for an initial 3 months, with the potential to be extended.

Benefits as the LADO

  • Competitive pay rate of £41 per hour
  • Great office location that is walking distance from Swindon Train Station and easily commutable from Reading, Bristol and Gloucester
  • Parking is available onsite
  • Flexible working opportunities, giving you a better work/life balance

Job responsibilities as the LADO

  • You will be required to develop and maintain knowledge and expertise in the management of allegations and serve as a resource for the team and wider service.
  • You will have oversight and management of all allegations, and significant concerns, that are made by children and young people against adults who are in a position of trust
  • You will effectively chair complex strategy meetings and allegation management meetings

Requirements as the LADO

  • HCPC registration
  • Current enhanced DBS
  • Social Work Qualification and a minimum of 2 years post qualifying experience

Pay rate: £41 per hour

Location: Swindon

If you are interested in this vacancy and wish to apply, please follow the application instructions stated on the website or contact Charles Hunter Associates directly and speak to Cassie Hoskings on 0118 948 5555.

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