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Business Support Officer - Children's Safeguarding
  • Employer: Richmond upon Thames & Wandsworth Borough Council
  • Reference: randw/TP/27/1116
  • Published: Tue 27/08/2019, 12:41 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 30/09/2019, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £25,327 - £29,796 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: London

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Business Support Officer - Children's Safeguarding

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Wandsworth is proud of the progress it has made since December 2015 and the re-inspection in June 2018 has reflected the hard work undertaken. Wandsworth is one of London’s largest inner London boroughs. Our excellent transport network is anchored by Clapham Junction station which provides great links across London and the South West.

Our vision is to empower families to make changes in their lives and we understand that our leaders, managers and workforce are key to this success.

You will be an experienced team administrator who can provide a comprehensive administrative support service for the Service including the servicing of Child Protection Conferences, Children Looked After Reviews, Secure Panel Reviews and Strategy meetings. The holder may occasionally be required to travel outside of the Borough.

As a Team Administrator you will work closely with front line teams, partner agencies, CP chairs and IRO colleagues to ensure the safeguarding and planning for children is of the highest standard. You will used to be working in a team environment , highly organised and be able to work on your own initiative .  Experience of taking minute for complex meetings and inputting/retrieving data including collection of statistical information is essential as is the ability to comply with current data protection requirements.

For an informal discussion regarding the role please call Jacqueline Reynolds – Business Support Manager 020 8871 7208.

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance.  A generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays. 

In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops, and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities are also offered.

Richmond and Wandsworth are currently reviewing our pay, reward and benefits framework, in partnership with Trade Union colleagues. We are developing different options that make sure we have a fair and transparent system in place.

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Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change.

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information:

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

Important Information:

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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