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Vacancy Details

Designated Officer (LADO)

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Band J SCP 36-39 £38,813 to £41,675 per annum
Working Pattern:
Full Time
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
12/09/2019 at 23:58 PM
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

Sefton Council is recruiting a Designated Officer for the Local Authority

The post carries out statutory functions to ensure that organisations respond to allegations against those working with children, in accordance with relevant procedures. The role involves co-ordinating an appropriate response when allegations occur, providing advice to partner agencies and chairing complex multi agency meetings.

In addition, the post holder will deliver training and briefings to the multi-agency partnership in Sefton.

The successful candidate must be Social Work qualified and have experience of multi-agency working.

The post holder will be effective at working in a performance, target and deadline driven environment and have excellent decision making and interpersonal skills.

The post holder will be required to work 36 hours per week. across all 5 days of the working week (Monday – Friday).

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact:

Nicky Horn (Service Manager) or Debbie Massam (Safeguarding Unit manager) on 0151 934 3114.

Proposed Interview Date: Friday 20th September 2019

Equal Opportunities

Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).

Please fully complete the online application form.

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