The Child Protection Hubs respond to urgent Priority 1 and 2 child protection referrals. Everything they do is geared towards keeping children and young people safe from the risk of significant harm. They gather information and assess and prioritise all decisions about the most appropriate response under S47 of the Children Act.
The Hubs work with children and their families subject to a child protection plan and in PLO, permanency planning and adoption. They also carry out assessments on children and young people who have been sexually abused, as well as those who use sexually abusive behaviour. The Hubs work closely with the Local Safeguarding Children’s Board and all of their work is carried out within the appropriate legislation procedures and timescales.
Are you passionate about making a positive and lasting difference to children and young people?
If you like to think outside the box and work in an agile way, these are the qualities that make Slough Children’s Services Trust an employer of choice. Our Child Protection Hubs are currently seeking:
If you’re looking for a new challenge and want to be part of an exciting journey to turn children’s services around in Slough then come and join us.
For an informal discussion on any of these roles, please contact Vrushali Pendharkar, Head of Service, on 01753 690417.
Slough is one of the most diverse places in the country outside of London and a great place to live or work. In fact it’s the best place to live or work according to a survey by Glassdoor. Pleasant environments, above average salaries and a lower cost of living, mean an increased quality of life for employees. We’re also one of the most accessible places to be, nestled on the corner of the M25, M4 and M40, and less than 20 minutes by train to Central London.
How to apply:
To apply, please complete the online application form below and remember to attach your CV. Please also make sure you state which role and team you are apply for. You can save your application at any time and come back to it later.
Good luck with your application!
Salary: £43,739-£48,588 (inc local weighting & market supplement)
Hours: Full-time (37 hours/week)
Closing date: 5pm on Friday, 28 June
Senior Social Workers are responsible for undertaking social work on allocated cases and producing outcome-based plans that reflect the needs of and risks to children and their families. They will develop effective relationships with children, young people and their families to improve the impact of work and determine the level of service available. To find out more about this role, click here to download the full job description and person specification.
If you are interested in applying for any of our current roles, please use the form below to submit your CV and apply online. Once submitted we will be in touch shortly to discuss your application. Good luck!