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Walsall Safeguarding Adults Partnership Board
&
Walsall Safeguarding Children Board

INDEPENDENT SAFEGUARDING BOARD - CHAIR PERSON

 

Closing Date

26 February 2018

Short Listing

Week commencing 26 February 2018

Interviews

9 March 2018


Walsall Safeguarding Children Board and Walsall Safeguarding Adults Board are seeking applications from individuals whose passion, vision and commitment to safeguarding some of the most vulnerable members of society matches, and challenges that of our own.

This role requires an outstanding individual with proven experience of chairing complex meetings at a senior level, particularly in partnership settings, and who has a good operational and strategic understanding of the safeguarding agenda. The successful candidate will need to evidence they can:

  • Consistently provide strong leadership, strategic vision;
  • Demonstrate excellent negotiation and influencing skills;
  • Demonstrate experience in building and maintaining productive partnerships;
  • Analyse complex information and provide robust scrutiny and challenge.
  • Have detailed understanding of relevant regulations
  • Have the ability to ensure all partner agencies in Walsall collaborate effectively to safeguard children, promote their welfare and improve outcomes

For an informal discussion about the role please contact:

Sally Rowe, Executive Director, Children’s Services, 01922 652081

and/or

Paul Furnival, Executive Director, Adult Social Care and Inclusion, Walsall Council

Note : The successful person will contract directly with the Council and will provide the services as detailed in the “duties” and “specification” documents. This contract will be subject to the Councils terms and conditions.

The fees paid for this role will be on a day rate basis. The annual contract value is estimated to be up to £43200 (inclusive) based on attendance of up to 72 days per annum. The contract term is two years with an option to extend for a further year. The contract is “for services” and will sit outside of IR35. It is not an employed position.

To apply, please forward your CV, covering letter and supporting statement describing how you meet the “specification” for the post (by email) directly to:

Ian Sutheran, HR Manager, Walsall Council, ian.sutheran@walsall.gov.uk

For further information please visit the website here.

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for this position.

 


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