SSCP Head of Business and Impact Lead

Salford City Council
Beacon Centre
London Street
Salford
M6 6QT
Grade: 5C  £47-769 - £49,608
Working Hours: 36 hours per week
Location:  Homeworking/Beacon Centre 
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: 16th March 2021 at 23:59 pm
Interview date: 24th March 2021 

Now is a very exciting time to join Salford’s Safeguarding Children Partnership.  

We want children growing up in Salford to be safe, well and their best! 

We have a culture of strong partnership working in Salford and a recent peer review of our safeguarding arrangements evidenced our good impact and areas for us to strengthen in order to be outstanding in our partnership arrangements. 

An excellent opportunity has arisen to lead the SSCP business unit and be responsible for ensuring that the impact of the SSCP arrangements improve outcomes for children in Salford. 

This is a full time role and will be based at Beacon Centre in Salford with a virtual blended approach to practice, supporting flexible working arrangements.

The key elements of the role:

 To lead the day to day impact of the Partnership and strategic prioritises, ensuring the Partnership arrangements are effectively executed to evidence impact upon outcomes for children and families

 To form, build and maintain excellent working relationships with partners, elected members and the executive group of the Partnership, managing sensitive matters and facilitating a child centred approach.

 To advise, chair and inform case reviews, with a strong focus and ability to bring to life the lived experience of children, families and the community in Salford. Offering a sound approach to understanding the impact of multi-agency practice and how this can be strengthened through the partnership arrangements. 

 To inform and write relevant policies and procedures that are centred on impact for children, families and the community in Salford, leading multi-agency working groups effectively.

 To implement and evaluate the impact of the Safeguarding Effectiveness Framework, providing an expert level of practice knowledge and experience within the safeguarding arena.

 To ensure the voice and experience of children, families and the community is embedded into the culture of the Safeguarding Partnership arrangements and to journey the SSCP to a position where our priorities and impact are led by the community. 

Job Description & Role Profile.doc
Why Work For Team Salford.pdf
#LeadingSalford.pdf

Why work for Salford Safeguarding Children Partnership?

• We listen to what children and young people want and work hard to make sure that the services they provide help keep them safe and to achieve their wishes.

• The workforce is stable and children and young people in Salford have sustained and meaningful relationships with consistent workers.

• Staff are supported through a well-targeted and effectively delivered training programme. 

• Strong leadership and management through a multi-agency approach.
There will be opportunities to deliver training programmes and contribute to the continuing practice development of social workers.

Prospective candidates will be a qualified professional (or equivalent).

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Emma Ford, Head of Safeguarding and QA on 0161 603 4337. 

 

Safe working  

We are a Covid-safe organisation and for some of your role you will work from home and connect with your team and services virtually. You will have an individual risk assessment when you join the organisation to ensure we effectively support your health and wellbeing throughout your employment. 

 

Continuous service commitment  

New employees can now keep their service related benefits when moving between a whole host of public sector organisations within Greater Manchester, which include: Councils, NHS, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue, Transport for Greater Manchester, as well as many others. 

 

Diversity and Inclusion 

We are committed to developing a culture which respects individuals, appreciates difference and allows everyone regardless of background to reach their full potential. We are proud to be an accredited disability confident employer and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. We understand how hard it can be to combine caring for a loved one with work so we aim to provide support and flexibility to balance family and caring responsibilities with work https://greater.jobs/content/9189/diversity-and-inclusion  

 

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice which can be found at https://www.salford.gov.uk/gdpr . 

 

Learn, grow and develop as a leader 

At Salford we’re committed to supporting our leaders to grow and from day one we’ll support you to succeed as a Salford leader through ongoing learning and development. This will include some core #LeadingSalford development and an immediate opportunity to gain a relevant leadership qualification. You can find out more here https://greater.jobs/sss/salford-city-council/leadingsalford/ 

 

About your benefits  

You will be welcomed into a friendly environment and have the opportunity to work and grow in a values based organisation where people are at the heart of everything we do. We promote a positive permission culture, empowering you to make a difference. Your opinions matter to us and you will have the opportunity to shape how we do things through our Salford 100 employee group and our employee led redesign approach. Your work-life balance and wellbeing are important to us so you will have access to a range of benefits including flexible working, green travel, pension and salary sacrifice schemes.  In addition to this we offer a range of health and wellbeing options to suit your needs.  

 

Please be aware that this post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and that you will be required to meet the cost of the DBS check – currently £44.00. The payment for this will be deducted from your first four months’ salary payments at a rate of £11.00 per month. If you do not commence employment for any reason but the DBS has been processed, you will be sent an invoice for the payment of £44.00. 

 

Where you have lived or worked abroad for 12 months or more, continuously or in total over the last 10 years whilst aged 18 or over, please refer to the link below for details for how to obtain your Certificates of Good Character https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants 







Location
Beacon Centre
 
Salford City Council
Beacon Centre
London Street
Salford
M6 6QT
Grade: 5C  £47-769 - £49,608
Working Hours: 36 hours per week
Location:  Homeworking/Beacon Centre 
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: 16th March 2021 at 23:59 pm
Interview date: 24th March 2021 

Now is a very exciting time to join Salford’s Safeguarding Children Partnership.  

We want children growing up in Salford to be safe, well and their best! 

We have a culture of strong partnership working in Salford and a recent peer review of our safeguarding arrangements evidenced our good impact and areas for us to strengthen in order to be outstanding in our partnership arrangements. 

An excellent opportunity has arisen to lead the SSCP business unit and be responsible for ensuring that the impact of the SSCP arrangements improve outcomes for children in Salford. 

This is a full time role and will be based at Beacon Centre in Salford with a virtual blended approach to practice, supporting flexible working arrangements.

The key elements of the role:

 To lead the day to day impact of the Partnership and strategic prioritises, ensuring the Partnership arrangements are effectively executed to evidence impact upon outcomes for children and families

 To form, build and maintain excellent working relationships with partners, elected members and the executive group of the Partnership, managing sensitive matters and facilitating a child centred approach.

 To advise, chair and inform case reviews, with a strong focus and ability to bring to life the lived experience of children, families and the community in Salford. Offering a sound approach to understanding the impact of multi-agency practice and how this can be strengthened through the partnership arrangements. 

 To inform and write relevant policies and procedures that are centred on impact for children, families and the community in Salford, leading multi-agency working groups effectively.

 To implement and evaluate the impact of the Safeguarding Effectiveness Framework, providing an expert level of practice knowledge and experience within the safeguarding arena.

 To ensure the voice and experience of children, families and the community is embedded into the culture of the Safeguarding Partnership arrangements and to journey the SSCP to a position where our priorities and impact are led by the community. 

Job Description & Role Profile.doc
Why Work For Team Salford.pdf
#LeadingSalford.pdf

Why work for Salford Safeguarding Children Partnership?

• We listen to what children and young people want and work hard to make sure that the services they provide help keep them safe and to achieve their wishes.

• The workforce is stable and children and young people in Salford have sustained and meaningful relationships with consistent workers.

• Staff are supported through a well-targeted and effectively delivered training programme. 

• Strong leadership and management through a multi-agency approach.
There will be opportunities to deliver training programmes and contribute to the continuing practice development of social workers.

Prospective candidates will be a qualified professional (or equivalent).

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Emma Ford, Head of Safeguarding and QA on 0161 603 4337. 

 

Safe working  

We are a Covid-safe organisation and for some of your role you will work from home and connect with your team and services virtually. You will have an individual risk assessment when you join the organisation to ensure we effectively support your health and wellbeing throughout your employment. 

 

Continuous service commitment  

New employees can now keep their service related benefits when moving between a whole host of public sector organisations within Greater Manchester, which include: Councils, NHS, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue, Transport for Greater Manchester, as well as many others. 

 

Diversity and Inclusion 

We are committed to developing a culture which respects individuals, appreciates difference and allows everyone regardless of background to reach their full potential. We are proud to be an accredited disability confident employer and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. We understand how hard it can be to combine caring for a loved one with work so we aim to provide support and flexibility to balance family and caring responsibilities with work https://greater.jobs/content/9189/diversity-and-inclusion  

 

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice which can be found at https://www.salford.gov.uk/gdpr . 

 

Learn, grow and develop as a leader 

At Salford we’re committed to supporting our leaders to grow and from day one we’ll support you to succeed as a Salford leader through ongoing learning and development. This will include some core #LeadingSalford development and an immediate opportunity to gain a relevant leadership qualification. You can find out more here https://greater.jobs/sss/salford-city-council/leadingsalford/ 

 

About your benefits  

You will be welcomed into a friendly environment and have the opportunity to work and grow in a values based organisation where people are at the heart of everything we do. We promote a positive permission culture, empowering you to make a difference. Your opinions matter to us and you will have the opportunity to shape how we do things through our Salford 100 employee group and our employee led redesign approach. Your work-life balance and wellbeing are important to us so you will have access to a range of benefits including flexible working, green travel, pension and salary sacrifice schemes.  In addition to this we offer a range of health and wellbeing options to suit your needs.  

 

Please be aware that this post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and that you will be required to meet the cost of the DBS check – currently £44.00. The payment for this will be deducted from your first four months’ salary payments at a rate of £11.00 per month. If you do not commence employment for any reason but the DBS has been processed, you will be sent an invoice for the payment of £44.00. 

 

Where you have lived or worked abroad for 12 months or more, continuously or in total over the last 10 years whilst aged 18 or over, please refer to the link below for details for how to obtain your Certificates of Good Character https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants