This is an opportunity for an experienced qualified social worker to take forward the work of allegations management for Wakefield and District Council. The primary focus of the work will be acting as the local authority designated officer and coordinating allegations made against paid staff and volunteers who work with children and young people in the district. This post requires good organisational skills, computer literacy, ability to communicate with all levels of the organisation and discretion, together with significant child protection social work experience at a minimum of advanced practitioner level. The successful candidate will be part of a highly motivated and enthusiastic unit with a desire to improve outcomes for children and young people. For an informal discussion please contact Eunice Cox, Service Lead on 01924 302707.


The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.


For further information and guidance, or to apply online please visit: Alternatively, you can contact the Recruitment Line on 0345 8506506 (typetalk calls welcome) for an application form.


Wakefield Council is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare and expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.

Application deadline 24th November 2017
Job reference 222694
Job location Wakefield
Hours per-week 37
Salary £37,306 - SCP 45 £40,057

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