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Safeguarding Officer - Quality Assurance

  • Salary: Up to £44 per hour
  • Location: Brent, London
  • Date posted: 10-08-2018
  • Sector: Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00003795_1533914809

Brent is currently looking for an experienced Safeguarding Principal Officer to join their Quality Assurance Team within their Children's Social Services.

This exciting role, covering a 1-year maternity period, would involve the Management of their Safeguarding Team which includes 5 Child Protection Advisors. It is an essential role in their Quality Assurance service to make sure that the needs of the child are always paramount within the service, and the social work is up to the highest standards.

Located in West London it is easily accessible via multiple tube lines along with excellent bus links. As there is parking it is also easily accessed via the M4, M25 and M40.

What are the Social Work requirements?

  • 5 years post qualifying experience
  • Previous Senior Management experience
  • HCPC registration

What sets you apart from the crowd?

  • Experience directly managing social workers dealing with CSE, Gang related issues, missing children and other adolescent team responsibilities.
  • Previous Service Management or Operational Management experience.
  • Proven track record chairing complex strategy meetings and Child Protection Conferences
  • Proven track record of quality work and a child focused approach to working

What do you get?

  • Great work life balance with easy access to large shopping centres, sporting venues, and parks
  • Highly competitive pay rates based on the surrounding authorities paying up to £44 ph
  • Nurturing Authority who like to develop people within their teams, and due to £2.5 million grant are extremely well resourced and supported
  • The opportunity to be a part of a newly created team, offering great progression opportunities when looking at moving into higher positions.

Why Charles Hunter Associates?

  • Free Access to our CPD training, easily accessible online (worth £500) which contributes to HCPC
  • You will work with your own dedicated consultant whose main concern is your career, and consultants that have sector knowledge and experience
  • Referral Bonus Scheme of £250 if you refer a friend or colleague looking for work

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