The starting salary for this role is £36,282 per annum for working 36 hours per week.
As Assessment Consultation Therapy (ACT) Safeguarding Lead, you will be part of a specialist therapeutic service within Surrey County Council, working with young people and adolescents who present and display with sexually harmful behaviour. You will be working in a therapeutic setting, supporting the team in overseeing the referral pathway into A-CT.
We are seeking an experienced Social Worker who has extensive knowledge and experience of child protection and a good understanding of the risk factors associated with sexually harmful behaviour. You should have sound knowledge of assessing and managing referrals, planning and co-ordinating enquires or proven experience of leading on consultations. You will be required to write reports and to take an active role in attending Strategy and Multi-Agency meetings and attend Case Conferences and Child in Need meetings to support the team.
Part of this role will be to provide training and consultancy to the wider network in order to support them in managing presenting behaviours and reducing risk. You will also produce quarterly and annual reports.
Please note that the ability to travel around the county will be essential in meeting the demands of this role.
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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 04/09/2022 with interviews to follow.
An Enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.
For an informal discussion please contact Charanjit Gill by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council 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. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.