Would you like to be a part of The London Borough of Hounslow, whose diverse workforce are committed to making a positive difference for our residents and visitors by ensuring the quality of our services are maintained to a high standard?
Hounslow Council is an outstanding council serving an outstanding borough. With brilliant, visionary leadership, a dynamic Cabinet and a can-do culture, we’ve built strong partnerships across the borough which have transformed how we serve one of London’s most diverse boroughs. Hounslow is the world in one place, full of potential, but a borough hit hard -socially and economically -by Covid-19. We have stepped up for our residents and businesses like never before.
About The Role:
The London Borough of Hounslow and the Hounslow Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSCP) are seeking to recruit a Training and Development Manager to join us on a permanent, full-time basis, working 36 hours per week.
This is a brilliant opportunity for a professional with significant experience and expertise in safeguarding children practice with an interest and ideally some experience in learning and professional development to join a forward-thinking organisation and shape how professional development and practice is undertaken throughout the Children’s Social Care Department and across our multi-agency partners in Hounslow.
The extensive level of skills and experience you’ll bring to this role will be key to the success of our Training Strategy and development plan, ensuring professionals can develop and improve outcomes for children and young people in our Borough. You will develop and implement a training programme that meets individual, departmental, and organisational learning needs, with a focus on key strategic safeguarding priorities.
If you’re drawn to the idea of working in a creative, cross departmental and multi-agency environment alongside a dedicated and supportive team, developing your skillset while helping others to advance theirs, the role is for you.
1. To lead the process of commissioning and coordinating the interagency safeguarding training programme for Hounslow Children’s Specialist Services and HSCP.
2. To work proactively with all agencies to ensure that learning needs across the Department are identified for all relevant staff, especially in areas of skills development and good practice, and address via appropriate training.
3. To take a key role in the evaluation of all safeguarding training whether commissioned or delivered by member agencies, to ensure that safeguarding training is of the highest quality possible and in line with Government Guidance.
4. To lead on the development of interagency collaborative practice, noting current developments in good practice, including those identified by research, local or national case review. This may be through specific project development and may include an annual HSCP conference.
1. Ability to provide high quality, reflective, analytical and evidence-based training to develop practice to the highest professional standards to achieve excellent outcomes with and for children, young people and their families.
2. Ability to demonstrate professional thinking and research skills in children’s safeguarding and care and to implement this across the service.
3. Ability to manage resources within budgetary constraints, securing best value and cost effectiveness.
4. Ability to analyse information from a range of quality assurance mechanisms including performance data and audits, producing reports of a high quality for HSCB and senior managers.
1. Professional Social Work qualification: CQSW, DipSW, CCETSW approved equivalent, Social Work degree.
2. Social Worker England registration and good standing with the registering body.
Essential Qualification for the Role
Enhanced DBS check is required for the role.
We Harness the Mix
We value diversity in its broadest sense. We're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves, give of their best and reach their full potential. We believe that a diverse workforce helps us to better understand our communities and deliver the best services for our residents. We want to receive applications from all regardless of age, gender identity, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status or social economic background. We want to harness the mix and ensure that everybody can apply and be part of our recruitment processes. We will therefore make reasonable adjustments to accommodate our candidates.
For more information about the role please contact Tamlyn.email@example.com or 0208 583 4569.
Interviews will be held during week commencing 6th June 2023