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Safeguarding Standards Advisor (Social Worker) (Dorchester, Dorset)

Salary details: £39961 - £45523

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Dorset County Council
Dorchester, Dorset
Occupational group
Children's Social Work
Salary details
£39,961 - £45,523
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Karen Elliott
Contact email
Contact telephone
01305 228383
Closing Date
28 May 2018
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Safeguarding Standards Advisor in Dorset Children’s Services.

You will be an experienced Social Worker with knowledge of safeguarding in schools as well as procedures to manage allegations against people who work with children.

The role will be varied, potentially covering the whole county. The role will include supporting and challenging schools' and colleges' safeguarding responsibilities, covering for the LADO as well as other support, advice and guidance to the Children's safeguarding community.

Please see the context statement for more information.

This post has a significant travel requirement and you are contractually required to have a vehicle (or transport deemed to be suitable by the County Council) available for use as required.

This post involves working with children and/or having access to significant information about them and will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

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