Head of Service – Children Safeguarding

  • Anywhere

Tempest Executive


Full Time

Interim Head of Safeguarding – Children Services

Based in one of two Cluster teams, the Safeguarding Teams work directly with children and families from children who have Child in Need and Child Protection status through to final hearings. This includes Strategy discussion (open cases) Child Protection Conference Review; Child In Need Planning and Review and Permanency Planning. The team works on a range of legal options to support investigation and protection and accommodation; if required give evidence in court; using contingency planning to anticipate complexity and changing circumstances.

The post holder will provide the operational management and leadership support across the service geographical areas supporting the Associate Director for Safeguarding and other Heads of Service.

The post holder will be responsible for the overall management of

● Safeguarding Team Leaders

● Senior Practitioners

● Social Workers The role will ensure that high levels of quality interventions, effective case management oversight, decision making and overall performance in the best interest to children, young people and their families.

To discuss this role further or to discuss similar roles please contact charlottenewton@tempestresourcing.co.uk

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Job Information

  • Role: Head of Service - Children Safeguarding
  • Sector: Children’s Social Care
  • Region: London
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Status: Open
  • IR35 Status: Inside IR35
  • Reference: TR016921

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