Hillingdon Council: Putting our Residents first.
About the role
Committed? Creative? Determined? Passionate about supporting children at risk of exploitation and diverting them from crime? Want to join a double award-winning team? If you answered yes to these questions, we want to hear from you!
Due to the expansion of our in house project "AXIS" we are excited to be seeking 3 new members to join the team. Located within Hillingdon's Children Social Care Directorate the AXIS project plays a pivotal role in working with partner agencies to identify and work with individuals at at risk of exploitation. Utilising a comprehensive analytical system to ensure resources are targeted to the right people, at the right time and in the right places. The project has worked with over 300 children and in January 2019 was described by OFSTED as "AXIS is everything that everything else isn't".
The Network Crime Practitioner is at the forefront of the AXIS project. Working alongside the Senior Network Crime Practitioner to triangulate safeguarding information about children. Maximising information to inform operational and strategic service delivery you will often present to a range of audiences from children's strategy meetings to Senior Managers.
The successful candidate will require a eye for detail and the ability to review and evaluate large amounts of information swiftly and accurately. They will have excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
The person appointed will have experience of working with Children's Services, Police, Education, Health or other relevant field. The role requires extensive engagement with partner agencies and applicants will be required the ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment. You will need to have a core understanding of safeguarding children and relevant legislation such as The Children's Act 1989.
Proposed interview date: 2nd February 2021
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.