We currently have an opportunity for a Safeguarding Administration role, 37 hours per week – full time on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract, within the Referral and Assessment Team which also supports the Duty team.
The role is rewarding, varied and fast paced; our main duties are to ensure that all referrals are processed and passed through to the Duty Team in a timely manner ensuring all statutory deadlines are met, the referrals can be made via email or phone and can come from all areas of the community from professionals and members of the public, these can be for Early Intervention Support through to high risk child protection concerns.
As this team is the first point of contact for all areas of Children’s Services and the supports that are on offer, keys skills are required to include; time management, flexibility, adaptability and attention to detail with good communication being the driving force behind why we are able to continue to provide a high level of support to an ever expanding busy service.
We work closely with the Duty team and all management and Social Workers to be available at any given time to provide support for child protection meetings, through providing concise minutes within timescales, and general office administrative jobs to include communication with families and professionals on case outcomes.
This role is a mix of working from home and office based working with the expectation that you are in the office a minimum of 2 days per week. The successful applicant may find it helpful to work in the office for the first 2 weeks to familiarise themselves with work and the team.
Full training and support will be given for this role.
Closing Date: Sunday 11th December, 11pm
Interview date: 14th December.
For an informal discussion or if you have any questions about this role please contact either Julie Dallas - Julie.Dallas@wokingham.gov.uk or Emma Brannelly – firstname.lastname@example.org
Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks. Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.