Brent Family Front Door/ Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub Team Manager
Salary range: GBP49,452 - GBP52,476 p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time
An excellent opportunity...
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent's diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
You will manage the Brent Family Front Door (BFFD)/ Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH), the role is office based. The BFFD/MASH is the single point of contact for professionals or the public where there are concerns about children or young people and their families which need a coordinated response. You will lead a multi-agency staff group consisting of police, social workers, health professionals and Early Help professionals, ensuring that those children and families referred to the BFFD/MASH get the right help at the right time from the right service. Brent utilises the Signs Of Safety Model when assessing risk to children and their families, the Team Manager leads on utilising this approach to evaluate risk within the BFFD/MASH.
- Do you have a relevant professional Social Care Qualification?
- Do you have a Positive "Can Do" attitude and passion for your work?
- Are you experienced in Supervising / Managing a Children's Referral & Assessment or Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub Team?
- Are you experienced in dealing with complex queries and assisting colleagues with them?
- Can you work positively as a member of a multi- agency team?
If so and you are committed to achieving good outcomes for children and their families in Brent we welcome your application.
Closing Date: 5 October 2017 (23:59)
Assessment & Interview Date: TBC
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.
All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
All successful applicants will be required to apply for a 'Enhanced and child barred' DBS Disclosure.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.