Waltham Forest Children’s Services are committed to making a real difference to the lives of children, young people, and their families. We embrace the Families at the Heart of our Place strategy, are on the right track and have big ambitions for the future - join us and realise yours.
Promoting creativity is at the heart of our agenda in developing our social work practice. These values and visions are continued aims and can be visibly seen in innovative developments across the Borough. You will be encouraged to share ideas, bring about positive change, and strive to continuously improve outcomes for our vulnerable children.
We are looking to permanently recruit a full-time Child Protection Co-ordinator with responsibility for chairing child protection conferences. We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, and confident social work manager, child protection chair or independent reviewing officer who has a track record of delivering excellent services for children and families.
You will join a small team of Child Protection Co-ordinators who are supportive of one another and committed to providing the best service for the children and families in Waltham Forest. You will benefit from an extensive training offer, regular reflective supervision, and a retention bonus.
The recruitment process will comprise of a written exercise, a formal interview, and a panel interview with young people.
The timeline for recruitment to this post is as follows:
If you require any further information, please contact Stacey Burdsey, Quality Assurance Practice Manager on Stacey.Burdsey@walthamforest.gov.uk