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Are you passionate about child safeguarding and ready for a new challenge? The recently launched Tower Hamlets Safeguarding Children Partnership is hiring to three new positions. Give us a call!
Following the introduction of our new Tower Hamlets Safeguarding Children Partnership (THSCP), which replaces the Local Safeguarding Children Board in Tower Hamlets, we are looking for dynamic and passionate individuals to help us shape new ways of working and drive improvements in our partnership working to ensure that all Tower Hamlets children and young people are safe, supported and successful.
These posts will work alongside the three statutory partners – local authority, Police and the Clinical Commissioning Group – as well other relevant agencies in the borough including schools and the local and community voluntary sector. The posts will also work closely with our Independent Scrutineer who has the key task of providing challenge and support to the statutory partners and relevant agencies and ensuring the voice of the child is at the forefront of our work to safeguard children and young people.
If you think you could make a difference in one of these roles we want to hear from you.
This is one of three new Tower Hamlets Safeguarding Children Partnership posts. We are recruiting to three roles:
• A Strategy Manager
• A Coordinator
• An Intelligence and Performance Manager (0.5 FTE)
Tower Hamlets Safeguarding Children Partnership Strategy Manager x1
The THSCP Strategy Manager will act as the strategic lead for the THSCP in order for it to deliver its strategic support, operational development and scrutiny functions. The post-holder will also support the statutory partners and Independent Scrutineer to develop and deliver the new arrangements arising from changes in statutory requirements and ensure the delivery of a mature local children’s safeguarding offer which holds the local system to account.
Please see job description and person specification for more details about this role.
The post-holder will need to have a sound understanding of children’s safeguarding and be able to work in partnership with very senior officers from the across the THSCP providing both challenge and support. The post-holder will need to have strong analytical skills and lateral thinking and be able to develop innovative solutions. Excellent oral, written and visual and communication skills are also vital.
Willingness to work outside of contracted hours in the evenings and weekends subject to notice.
Thispost is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as suchappointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactoryresponse to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitmentdecisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups,including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) andIndependent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).
TowerHamlets Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare ofchildren and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff andvolunteers to share this commitment.