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Child Protection Chair

Job reference: HQ00085358
Up to £41.00 per hour
Social Worker


This vacancy has now expired.

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated social worker to work full time within a child protection chair team based in Yate, Gloucestershire. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in children's services and be registered with the HCPC.

The pay rate for this locum child protection chair job is £38 - £41 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 6-month contract.

- To ensure that "permanency planning "is in place for Looked After children within agreed timescales, that statutory Care Plans are progressed and that timescales and expectations do not "drift"
- To manage the Looked After Children Business Support to ensure Looked After Reviews are arranged within timescales review records are distributed and records kept of challenges and outcomes
- To critically evaluate the effectiveness of interagency case planning and to meet regularly with relevant managers to progress individual case issues, identify and address areas of concern
- To ensure the effective participation of children, young people and their families throughout the multi-agency decision-making process, including facilitating advocacy and independent visiting services to ensure that the voices of children are heard and reflected across all your work.

Requirements of the child protection chair:
- Degree or equivalent in social work
- Current HCPC registration
- Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services
- 2 years experience in a similar role
- Must be a car driver

This child protection chair job is advertised by Amanda Brame; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

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.