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Social Worker LADO

  • £29.00 - £29.30 per hour
  • Middlesbrough
  • Posted: 03/08/2018
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: V49100106

Job Details

LADO required for North East Authority

As a LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer) you will be responsible for:-

  • Providing advice, information and guidance to employers and voluntary organisations around allegations and concerns regarding paid and unpaid workers.
  • You will be a qualified and experienced social worker who has worked as a LADO previously.
  • manage allegations made in respect of staff who work with children in the Council.
  • undertake the role of the LADO in accordance with statutory requirement and guidance; and to ensure that all participants are enabled to contribute.
  • offer consultations giving prompt and informed advice, chair strategy meetings where appropriate and ensure that plans are carried out effectively.
  • Managing and overseeing individual cases from all partner agencies.
  • Ensuring the child’s voice is heard and that they are safeguarded.
  • Ensuring there is a consistent, fair and thorough process for all adults working with children and young people against whom an allegation is made.
  • Monitoring the progress of cases to ensure they are dealt with as quickly as possible.
  • Recommending a referral and chairing the strategy meeting in cases where the allegation requires investigation by police and/or social care.

If you would like to apply or would like more information please contact Vickie Farrington on 0161 509 1045 or email quoting reference no JW202