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Assistant Local Authority Designated Officer
  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 63
  • Published: Sat 14/11/2020, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 30/11/2020, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 37809
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Havering

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Assistant Local Authority Designated Officer

Grade 7- £35,751- £39,867pa  1 Year Fixed Term Contract

You will work in conjunction with the LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer) to provide support, advice and consultation to professionals and residents in relation to allegations against professionals who work with children.

As well as this, you will be responsible for developing the boroughs approach to identifying and responding to the needs of the boroughs out of school settings. You will work in conjunction with providers and residents to raise awareness of training and safeguarding for out of schools settings. Alongside this you will identify and manage risks, and report to senior leaders the landscape of the out of school settings picture in the borough.

We are looking for an individual who is qualified social worker with a minimum two years post qualification experience. The post holder will be required to develop relationships with key stakeholders and professionals in a number of partner agencies so will need to be a confident communicator with good presentation skills. The role will also be required to work with children and young people to ascertain their views.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Lynne Adams on 

 The closing date for the receipt of applications is 29th November 2020 however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

 You will be notified if your application has been successful.  Interview date to be scheduled .

 Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 01708 432770

Additional Information

The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.

The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right  to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes  anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

Please view the Assistant Local Authority Designated Officer Job Profile here