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Assistant Local Authority Designated Officer

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  • Job reference: 090117ABSG
    Waltham Forest
    £38229 - £41025 per annum
    Permanent
    Social Worker

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    Assistant Local Authority Designated Officer
    Permanent | London Borough of Waltham Forest | Package from £38,229 - £41,025 per annum

    Sanctuary Social Care currently has a permanent vacancy based in Waltham Forest for an assistant local authority designated officer. As the post holder of this role, you will receive a competitive package of £38,229 - £41,025 per annum.

    Responsibilities of the local authority designated officer:
    - Developing, implementing and managing the process for responding to allegations against people who work in paid employment or voluntary work within the Local Authority area and who offer a service to children.
    - Offering advice and consultation on allegations to named representatives/managers of the agencies involved and to members of the public who are concerned about individuals in a position of trust.
    - Ensuring the Local Authority complies with its statutory obligations around managing allegations against individuals and respond to and act on all allegations received in a clear, timely and appropriate manner that promotes positive outcomes for children and young people.
    - Chairing LADO strategy meetings and effectively progress allegations in line with the Pan London Child Protection Procedures and with Merton Safeguarding Children Board local procedures.
    - Working collaboratively with all partner agencies in promoting and developing good practice for the safeguarding and protection of children and young people.

    Requirements of the local authority designated officer:
    - Degree or equivalent in social work
    - Current HCPC registration
    - Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services

    Apply today:
    This local authority designated officer job is advertised by Stefan Garrett; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    Reasonable Adjustments:
    If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.