The Role: Interim LADO

Job Purpose: 

As the LADO, you will have responsibility for the management of allegations against people in a position of trust who work with children under 18 in a paid or voluntary capacity, you will also provide consultation, oversight and management of wider risk in the context of child safeguarding and extra familial harm including that relating to historical allegations and investigations.

You will be required to chair allegations (Position of Trust) meetings and provide advice, guidance, support and challenge to employers, partner agencies and organisations regarding employees who face such allegations.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

In order to shape and deliver our services in an effective way, we want to ensure that we have employees from a range of different backgrounds, identities and different lived experiences so that we are able to meet the needs of all the communities that we serve.

Our workforce data shows that men and people from minority ethnic backgrounds are under-represented at management level and encourage applicants from these backgrounds to apply. This does not prevent individuals with or without other protected characteristics as set out within the Equality Act 2010 from applying for this post.

You will be a qualified, accomplished and confident Social Worker with demonstrable recent in LADO or senior child safeguarding roles. You will have a proven ability to strategically manage risk and complex investigations whilst driving forward improvements in service delivery.

You will an inclusive leader who values diversity and promotes a culture of respect, collaboration and continuous improvement and who are committed to creating an environment where every individual feels valued and supported.

You must be able to work with a level of professional responsibility and autonomy and be able to deal with complex situations that span child safeguarding, employment and HR processes. You will evidence that you can manage this in tandem with professional partners, regulatory and professional bodies.

What's On Offer: A negotiable hourly day rate, initial 3 month contract

About The Client: The client is based in Coventry, England

Recruitment Timeline: Applications close on 12th July at 12.00pm. The client requires a start date ASAP

To apply, please complete the below form and include an up to date CV.
Or for a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Melissa Wyke on or 01926 354608

Hamptons is passionate about equality, and is committed to developing an inclusive workforce. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant regardless of your individual needs. Any reasonable adjustments will be fully supported during the application and hiring process

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Role Details

£45 - £48 Per Hour

Lead Consultant

Melissa Wyke
Principal Consultant

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