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Allegations Team Manager (LADO)

Reference: SEP20211675
Expiry date: 17:00, 20 September 2021
Location: Colindale
Salary: £53,928.00 - £60,396.00 Per Annum
Attachments: JE0372 R115 - Allegations Team Manager (LADO) role profile & SIF.pdf

We are looking for an experienced Social Care Manager to fill our Allegations Team Manager (LADO) role. The post holder will ensure that the Authority fulfils its obligations for managing allegations against staff and volunteers working with children in any setting within the Authority area. The LADO work is a high risk complex area of practice and the manager must ensure that all investigations and outcomes are carried out thoroughly and safely. You will ensure that responses to allegations are dealt with fairly, consistently and expeditiously across all service areas, working positively and effectively in partnership with all stakeholders and partner agencies.

Our Offer to you:

  • 30 days annual leave + Bank Holidays from the start of your employment.
  • Benefits package including access to local government pension scheme, pool cars and more.
  • A brand new purpose built and modern office based 5 minutes walk from Colindale tube station and free parking!

 Support and Training:

  • Access to systemic training.
  • In house learning and development team with up to date training and emerging themes and resilience models.
  • Work-life balance options may include flexi-time, job-share, homeworking.
  • Training to Practice Educator status.

You will have:

  • Extensive experience in the field of Social Work relating to Children and their Families (minimum of three years)
  • Experience as a Social Care manager
  • Knowledge of child care legislation, regulation, guidance and standards
  • Knowledge of current developmental and research issues in relation to children and families' social work
  • Detailed understanding of LADO work
  • Ability to ensure that safeguards are in place to protect children, that there is challenge to inappropriate behaviour and that professional boundaries are maintained.
  • Regrettably we cannot accept applications from those who do not hold recognised social work qualifications.

Should you have any queries about this role please email <u>

Barnet is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Barnet operates stringent safer recruitment procedures.</u>

If shortlisted you will be required to bring photographic ID to your interview to prove your identity.