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SSCB Learning and Workforce Development Programme Board Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
18/05/2017
Advert End Date:
02/06/2017 23:59
Salary:
Grade 8 (SCP 37-41) £32,486 - £36,379
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
163253
Employment Location:
Sandhill Centre
Post Number:
50083980

Job details 

Closing date:
2 Jun


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Further information

Fixed term for 2 years

Sunderland Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB) has a key role in coordinating, scrutinising and quality assuring single and multi-agency practice in respect of safeguarding children in Sunderland. The Board implemented new arrangements from 01.04.17 and is keen to appoint an experienced and highly motivated SSCB Learning and Workforce Development Programme Board Officer to work alongside the SSCB Strategic Business Manager, and the chair of the relevant programme board, groups etc to enable the SSCB to fulfill its statutory responsibilities.

This role is responsible for supporting, directing and coordinating the SSCB learning and workforce development programme board, programme of work and all associated learning and workforce development activity including:
• Development of multi-agency standards and guidance around practice including child protection and early help activity, supervision, leadership etc
• Maintenance of the SSCB Safeguarding Children sub regional procedures
• The induction and development programme for Board members and those undertaking work through the programme boards and task and finish groups
• Production of the SSCB Learning and Workforce Development Annual Report in conjunction with the chair of the Learning and Workforce Development Programme Board
• Commissioning, organising and coordinating a bespoke multi-agency workforce development programme, based on a robust workforce development needs analysis, on a local, sub regional and regional basis as required
• Develop and deliver, in conjunction with key partners both internal and external to the Board, an annual conference around the Board’s priorities
• Communicating with, engaging, consulting and involving key partners including children, young people, families, the wider community and the wider children’ workforce through stakeholder forums
• Manage and maintain the SSCB website ensuring it is fit for purpose
• Commissioning, organising and coordinating Serious Case Reviews and other forms of learning review

The post holder will also contribute to the overall SSCB Business Unit activity and functions, including advice and guidance to agencies within the safeguarding children system individually, or through a small team and manage and lead associated projects.

This is a full time post for a 2 year fixed period. Secondments will be considered.

For an informal discussion, please contact Lynne Thomas, SSCB Business Manager on 0191 5617015 between 22.05.17 – 26.05.17

Closing date: 02.06.17
Interviews are to be held on Thursday 22nd June 2017

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact the HR&OD Recruitment Services Team by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: ijm@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.


Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

External Applicants

As part of the application process for this post you are required to complete an online assessment which should take approximately 25 minutes to complete. To do so you must click the link below & follow the instructions which appear on screen to begin. Link to the online assessment:
http://myassessment.ondemand.shl.com/ID.aspx?ID=_WDwHqkTd0WTmiZc263a_g
Completion of this assessment is a compulsory aspect of the recruitment and selection process for this post and applications submitted without a completed online assessment will not be considered. If you need help using a PC or experience any technical difficulties please call us on 0191 561 1763.

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