We are recruiting to a full time permanent Safeguarding Children Partnership Business Manager.
Interview date: Monday 30th September (PM) and Friday 4th October (AM)
For an informal discussion, please contact Anna Gianfrancesco - Head of Safeguarding and Performance on 01273 295034 or 07795336399.
About the role
Brighton and Hove has a strong record of partnership working in the delivery of safeguarding services. As we move into our new partnership arrangements, we are looking for an experienced manager to take the new partnership forward. We are seeking someone with extensive knowledge of children safeguarding issues coupled with proven leadership and influencing skills that will equip you for this high-profile role at the centre of Brighton and Hove Safeguarding Children Partnership (BHSCP). With a focus on effective inter-agency working, you will share the board’s commitment to safeguarding children.
The post has lead responsibility for ensuring the effectiveness of inter-agency working in relation to services for safeguarding children, through developing the Brighton and Hove Safeguarding Children Partnership (BHSCP) into an effective body for promoting excellence in multi-agency services to protect children. The post provides professional advice to the BHSCP and its Subgroups and manages the Learning & Development Officer and senior Admin Support Officer who supports the partnership.
Your professional background and qualifications could be in health, social care, policing or equivalent, but you will have substantial experience of working in partnership across a range of services and sound knowledge of safeguarding vulnerable children’s practice and the statutory framework. Excellent communication and networking skills are essential to guide this team of managers from a wide range of agencies.
The post requires a relevant professional qualification, experience of managing safeguarding services or working at a senior professional role, such as lead practitioner and experience of multi-agency work.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.