Child Protection Co-ordinator

East London, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: ABTW31122019A_1577790296
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 2019-12-31
  • Location: East London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-02-29
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Social Care are currently seeking a Child Protection Co-ordinator to join the Childrens Services in Waltham Forest.

Purpose of the Job:

  • To provide professional leadership for staff within children's social care
  • To provide leadership in raising standards of practice within children's social care
  • To be responsible for ensuring that standards, targets and timescales are met for CP Conferences
  • To maintain a knowledge of relevant legislation and research, to ensure that services respond proactively to required changes
  • To develop and implement the Team's Business Plan, ensuring that it reflects the Children's Service Plan
  • To recognise problems at an early stage, and identify solutions
  • To ensure that all duties are undertaken in a manner that promotes & values diversity
  • To build and maintain relationships with key partners to improve outcomes for children
  • To have lead responsibility in relation to designated areas of partnership, including the WFSCB and its subgroups.

Experience, Skills and Abilities:

  • Substantial front line experience of complex child care social work
  • Experience of managing and supervising complex child care social work
  • Ability to chair complex multi-agency conferences and meetings
  • Ability to communicate productively, orally and in writing, with staff at all levels, other departments and agencies
  • Ability to contribute to the commissioning of services for children in need
  • CQSW, DIPSW, CSS and any other relevant CCETSW approved qualification
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