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HEAD OF SAFEGUARDING

Salary details: £64550 - £64550

Salary details:

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Reference
HUL/21/0142
Full Time Equivalent Salary (based on a 37 hour working week)
£64550 - £64550
Occupational group
Care/Social Work - Children's
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Permanent
Hours
37
Division
Children and Family Services - Directorate
Closing Date
25 April 2021
Proposed Shortlisting Date
26 April 2021
Proposed Interview Date
10 May 2021
Place of work
Brunswick House, Hull HU2 9DB
For an informal discussion please contact
Rachel Donnachie
Contact telephone
07922420330
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At Hull City Council we are committed to our children and young people, and are passionate about how we deliver services to them.  That is why we are developing and nurturing a culture that puts children and young people at the heart of everything we do, by empowering our workforce to work together to find solutions, to be honest and respectful, to take responsibility and listen and learn from others. Hull is a changing local authority and it is a fantastic time to join us and play a significant role in driving forward our journey.

In this critical post you will be responsible for the Hull’s Integrated Single Front Door including the Assessment Teams and the Vulnerable, Exploited, Missing and Trafficked (VEMT) team. Working as a member of the Senior Leadership Team for Safeguarding you will lead and develop plans to ensure that the safeguarding needs of children, young people and families are met.

You will be an ambassador for Hull City Council and be integral in the development of our strategic plans for the safeguarding needs of children and young people working with partners across the City.  You will lead by example and be a role model across our workforce, providing inspirational leadership which motivates people to embrace change, improve practice and performance which results in better safeguarding and well-being for children, young people, their families and the communities in which they live across Hull.

You must have extensive experience and consistent achievement at a senior leadership level in a children’s services setting coupled with a professional qualification in social work.

Why it's great to work for Hull City Council:

  • A competitive salary of £64550
  • An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Up to 32 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year, and three additional days off, one in May/August and one during the Christmas/New year period
  • A generous relocation package available
  • Supportive and forward thinking culture
  • Flexible working hours

Please contact Rachel Donnachie on 07922420330 if you would like to discuss this post in more detail.

Interviews: w/c 10 May 2021




Please ensure that you complete and submit your application by midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to amend the dates associated with this advert, which may include closing the advert early where required.

The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is classed as 'politically restricted' under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (as amended). The full details of the restrictions are set out in the Statutory Instrument, but broadly the restrictions prohibit candidature from public elected office; holding office in a political party; as well as involvement in political activities such as canvassing or public speaking/writing.

Any offer of employment to the above post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced & Childrens Barring List Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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