Safeguarding Practitioner / Protection Officer / Exploitation & Serious Violence

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12174
  • Date Posted: 1 May 2024
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Wokingham, Berkshire / Hybrid
  • Remote Working: Hybrid - some remote working possible
  • Salary: £43,421 to £48,474
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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Lead Safeguarding Practitioner / Vulnerable Adults & Child Protection Officer with experience of protecting and safeguarding children and vulnerable adults from exploitation and harm, and expertise in developing systems and policies in a complex partnership landscape using data and intelligence insights, is required to join a Community Safety & Enforcement Team for a well-established organisation based in Wokingham, Berkshire.

This role is known within the organisation as an Exploitation and Serious Violence Lead

 

SALARY: £43,421 - £48,474 per annum + Benefits      

LOCATION: Hybrid - working both from home and the office in Wokingham.

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 37 hours per week

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Lead Safeguarding Practitioner / Vulnerable Adults & Child Protection Officer with experience of protecting and safeguarding children and vulnerable adults from exploitation and harm, and expertise in developing systems and policies in a complex partnership landscape.

Working as a Lead Safeguarding Practitioner / Vulnerable Adults & Child Protection Officer you will head up the Exploitation & Serious Violence unit of the Community Safety & Enforcement Team and will be the subject matter expert on exploitation across the borough, playing a pivotal role to the organisation’s objectives in safeguarding residents and providing advice and guidance to social care and other agencies across the area.

As a Lead Safeguarding Practitioner / Vulnerable Adults & Child Protection Officer you will implement partnership working in order to protect and safeguard children and vulnerable adults from exploitation and harm.  Your role will be central to ensuring partners are working together and listening to the needs of residents, in order to prevent issues from escalating.

 

DUTIES

Your duties as a Lead Safeguarding Practitioner / Vulnerable Adults & Child Protection Officer will include:

  • The ability to use data and intelligence insights to develop a partnership approach, to safeguarding Children and Adults at risk of exploitation or serious violence
  • Develop best practice prevention and early intervention across a broad complex local partnership landscape
  • Support, co-ordinate, drive forward and deliver the work of the Serious Violence and Exploitation Board
  • Support and advise Adults and Childrens Social Care Practitioners to help develop policy and intervention pathways to reduce escalation of risk
  • Develop practical early intervention and prevention programmes that bring together best practice and local needs

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Experienced Safeguarding practitioner, with evidence of CPD (Continuing Professional Development)
  • Demonstratable knowledge & experience of the wider strategic & operational framework and context of Criminal Justice, Community Safety & Public Health of the Serious Violence & Exploitation agenda
  • Experience & expertise of developing systems and policies in a complex partnership landscape

 

This role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

 

BENEFITS

  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Local government pension
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Host of employee discounts and much more

 

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JOB REF: AWDO-P12174

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