Social Worker - LADO
Up to £40.00 per hour
Sanctuary Social Care is looking for an experienced and dedicated Local Authority Designated Officer to work full-time in Milton Keynes. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of Social Work Practice in Children's Services and be registered with Social Work England. The pay rate for this locum Local Authority Designated Officer job is £40 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract. Summary: The LADO role holder reports to the Head of Safeguarding and is part of a team of specialist senior professionals operating in the safeguarding children arena. The LADO is statutorily responsible for Allegations Management and all associated processes. This is high profile and highly scrutinised activity. The LADO is also accountable to MKSCB and the post holder will need to work effectively with a range of partners at all levels to inform, influence and challenge policy and practice and to contribute to integrated planning and delivery of optimal outcomes for all children in Milton Keynes. Relationships are extensive, including schools and other organisations (statutory, PVI and in the community) as well as across the Council. The LADO works alongside and has equivalent skills and knowledge to the roles of Child Protection Coordinator and Independent Reviewing Officer; all of these roles may be required to cover each other's responsibilities according to service need. The post holder also represents and carries out delegated tasks on behalf of the Head of Safeguarding such as data and performance, service development and delivery, representation on groups and forums and staff support. Requirements of the Local Authority Designated Officer: Degree or equivalent in social work Current Social Work England registration Significant experience within a similar role Contact: This Local Authority Designated Officer job is advertised by Leon Ali; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.