Job Title: Hertfordshire Safeguarding Children Partnership and Hertfordshire Safeguarding Adult Board Manager
Location: County Hall
Salary Range: £48,531 progressing to £51,622 pa
Hours: 37 per week
This opportunity is for staff employed by the partner agencies
Hertfordshire has a strong record of partnership working in the delivery of safeguarding services. We are looking for an experienced manager with extensive knowledge of children and adult safeguarding issues coupled with proven leadership and influencing skills which will equip you for this high-profile role at the centre of Hertfordshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSCP) and Hertfordshire Safeguarding Adult Board (HSAB). With a focus on effective inter-agency working, you will share the board’s commitment to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.
The post has lead responsibility for ensuring the effectiveness of inter-agency working in relation to services for safeguarding children and adults and in particular to ensure that the Hertfordshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSCP) and the Hertfordshire Safeguarding Adults Board (HSAB) are each an effective body for promoting excellence in multi-agency services to protect children and adults. The post provides professional advice to the HSCP and HSAB and their Subgroups and manages the two Grade M3 Managers and joint business unit that supports the HSCP and HSAB.
Your professional background and qualifications could be in health, social care or policing, but you will have substantial experience of working in partnership across a range of services and sound knowledge of safeguarding vulnerable adults and/or children’s practice and the statutory framework. Excellent communication and networking skills are essential to guide this team of managers from a wide range of agencies.
The post requires a relevant professional qualification, experience of managing safeguarding services, and experience of multi-agency work at a senior level.
Benefits of Working for HCC:
- Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
- Excellent Career Development
- Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
- Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
- Shopping Discounts
- Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes
To discuss this role further, please contact Claudia Megele, Head of Service for Quality Assurance and Practice on 01992 588 398
Closing date: Thursday 19th September 2019
Interview date: Tuesday 1st October 2019