Child Protection Advisor Job – Immediate Start – Busy Local Authority – Competitive Rates – North London
Your new company
An exciting new opportunity has risen in North London for a large local authority. The role will be within a Child protection team and has become available due to an increase in work load.
Your new role
As the new Child Protection Advisor, it is your responsibility to provide a quality service that incorporates the rights of children, their views, wishes and feelings, while working in partnership with parents, carers and other professionals. You will develop and implement Quality Assurance Systems for the department and undertake regular audits. Where necessary, the CPA will chair child protection conferences and provide consultation and expert advice on Safeguarding issues to social work professionals and multi-agency partners.
As part of your new role, you will review protection plans with due regard for the opportunities and strengths that lie within family/friendship networks and the importance if building safety for children in need of protection so that they can live safely with their birth families. You will be required to challenge concerns about care and protection planning, and decision making for children and young people, and formalise unsolved concerns by escalating as necessary. You will also provide consultation with social workers, managers and other professionals to provide advice and guidance.
What you’ll need to succeed
In order to be a successful candidate for this role, you will need:
– Degree in Social Care
– Active HCPC Registration
– Experience in statutory Children’s Social Work Services
– Experience chairing multi-agency meetings
– Comprehensive knowledge and application of relevant legislation
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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