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Safeguarding Boards Business Manager

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
06/07/2018
Advert End Date:
22/07/2018 23:59
Salary:
£40,858 - £44,697 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
177615
Employment Location:
Darlington
Post Number:
009126

Job details 

Closing date:
22 Jul


Further information

This is an exciting opportunity and an ideal time to join us. We are looking to appoint an experienced and dynamic professional to drive forward the work of the both the Adult Safeguarding Partnership Board and Children’s Safeguarding Board. The successful candidate will have a key role in ensuring a smooth transition from Local Safeguarding Board arrangements to the new Safeguarding Children Partnership.

You will have either a relevant qualification in Social Work, Nursing, Teaching or Youth Work (or equivalent) with 5 years post qualifying experience and professional background working within safeguarding (adults and / or children), OR 5 years direct experience of working with child and / or adult safeguarding boards.

You will need experience of both managing projects and developing practice.

Your role will be to provide business management and coordination to the Boards and support the Director of Children and Adult Services, Independent Chairs, Agency representatives and Lay Members of the respective Boards and sub-groups.

The Business Manager has line management responsibility for the Safeguarding Boards’ Development Officers and Multi-Agency Training Officer.

What's in it for you?

Our employment terms and conditions, include 31 days annual leave (plus opportunity to purchase additional leave), access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave payments, access to reduced gym membership and emotional support.

In addition, we are committed to provide a wide range of other benefits, such as:

- Flexi-time scheme
- Childcare vouchers
- Cycle to work scheme in partnership with Halfords
- Subsidised Town Centre parking
- Access to Occupational Health, physiotherapy and counselling services

We continue to invest in our ongoing training and development.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Martin Graham, Head of Service, Quality Assurance and Practice Improvement, on 01325 406703.

An online application form and further information are available from www.darlington.gov.uk/jobs. Alternatively, you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email: recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

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