Child Protection Advisor – Full Time – Competitive Salary
Your new company
An exciting new opportunity has risen in North London for a large local authority.
Your new role
As the new Child Protection Advisor, you will ensure that Child Protection Conferences scrutinise assessments, planning and the provision of services to ensure high quality decisions to promote children’s best interests and improved outcomes. You will review protection plans with due regard for the opportunities and strengths that lie within family/friendship networks; the importance of building safety for children in need of protection so that they can live safely with their birth families; and the importance if achieving permanence for children and young people who cannot live with their birth families and the damaging impact of drift and delay.
Your new role will mean you shall monitor and evaluate the quality of practice in relation to care and protection using quality assurance methods and systems, providing feedback to managers within the services and CYPS as a whole. You will also be required to challenge concerns about care and protection planning and decision making for children and young people, and formalise unresolved concerns by escalating as necessary. You will need to ensure the views, wishes and feelings of children/young people are taken into account in the care planning and child protection process whilst ensuring that all children/young people are supported to make a meaningful contribution to their reviews and conferences.
What you’ll need to succeed
In order to be successful within this role, you will need;
– Professional Social Work qualification
– Active HCPC registration
– Evidence of post-qualification continuing professional development
– Post qualification experience in statutory children’s social work services
– Experience of chairing complex multi-agency meetings
What you’ll get in return
The opportunity to work alongside Hays who will supply you with your own personal recruitment consultant who specialises in your field of work. A full time, permanent role paying a competitive rate. You will receive support throughout your employment and a full time work pattern.
What you need to do now
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