Service Manager in Safeguarding and Reviewing

Location Cardiff
Salary £39.00 - £42.10 per hour
An additional Service Manager post is being created, to lead and oversee the Safeguarding and Reviewing functions in our new Reviewing Hub. The Reviewing Hub function is to ensure that there are appropriate and effective services for children and families across Children’s Services. The role also involves ensuring that safeguarding systems are in place for children and families, as well as effective quality control.
This will include the management of the Child Protection Conference chairs, Independent reviewing Officers and CASP Reviewing Officers.
What we want from you
You will be an experienced social work professional with substantial experience in the field of child protection and working with Looked After Children. You will also be a strategic thinker with an interest in developing and constantly improving services. You will be key in managing the IRO’s, Child Protection Conference Chairs and CASP Reviewing Officers, as well as having involvement Section 5 (Professional Concerns) Safeguarding investigations when the responsible Service Manager is away.