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Locum Independent Chair - Safeguarding & Review

  • Salary: negotiable
  • Location: Hackney, London
  • Date posted: 04-10-2017
  • Sector: Local Authority
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00002838_1507120955

Charles Hunter Associates is currently seeking an experienced Qualified Independent Chair to join Hackney Council's Safeguarding and Reviewing Service on a locum basis.

As an Independent Chair you will hold a mixed caseload of Child Protection and Looked After Children.

The council prides itself on providing a stimulating, fast moving and supportive environment where you can work with likeminded ambitious and creative individuals. As the only council in the country to be rated 'outstanding' in a multi-agency safeguarding Ofsted led inspection, its staff are at the forefront of best practice.

Hackney is London's most diverse and dynamic borough. Stretching from the edge of the City, to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, including Shoreditch. Hackney has more green space than any other inner London borough, some of the capital's best schools, and first-class transport connections, which combined with excellent local public services and a thriving arts, cultural and retail sector, are fast making it one of London's most popular areas to live, work and visit.

Why choose Charles Hunter Associates?

  • Your own dedicated specialist consultant
  • Access to the widest variety of social work jobs across 180 authorities and private organisations throughout the UK
  • Free access to our online social work training portal with CPD materials - worth £500 a year
  • Competitive hourly pay rate
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • £250 referral fee if you refer a friend or colleague looking for work

You must have:

  • HCPC registration
  • Clear, Enhanced DBS
  • Minimum of 5 years post-qualifying experience

If you wish apply or would like a detailed Job Description, please contact Helen Rudd on 0118 948 5555 or Alternatively, you can apply through the website. Managers are looking to interview shortly, so please do not hesitate to give me a call!