CP Chair - Wakefield £44.20 per hour

Posted 18 June by REED

Reed Social and Health Care - Qualified Hub - Leeds are currently recruiting for an experienced IRO in Wakefield:

Job Info:

Experienced CP Chatir required for Wakefield. £44.20 per hour


In order to apply for this post you must be qualified as a Social Worker, be on a Social Work England register and have significant post qualifying experience as an CP chair. This is an urgent role in response to current health crisis with Coronavirus outbreak.

Overall purpose of the post:In Wakefield the Child Protection Conference Chairs (CP Chairs) have a key role and responsibility in managing the Child Protection Conference process in a manner that engages families, promotes the participation of children and young people and contributes to the development of high standards of multi-agency safeguarding practice.

The purpose is to ensure that children and young people are safeguarded and receive high quality safeguarding services in line with national legislation, policy and procedures. Child Protection Conference Chairs will provide support to children and young people, parents, carers and practitioners preparing for and contributing to conferences and bring challenge to enable practice issues to be addressed with the aim of improving the standard of conferences, the multi-agency intervention with the children and family and ensure that the decisions and recommendations of the conference contribute to safeguarding the child or young person.

The Child Protection Conference Chair will not have any operational responsibility for the case. The role of the Child Protection Conference Chairperson is to ensure that the meeting is quorate, (attended by a minimum of three different agency representatives); ensure that the Child’s Voice is clear for all, that family members are able to participate effectively and to ensure that all attendees are given the opportunity to participate and engage in consideration of strengths and risks.

The Conference will decide whether or not a Child Protection Plan is required to protect the child or young person. It will also agree the outline Child Protection Plan. In addition it will make recommendations that the members of the conference feel will contribute to the Safeguarding of the child and young person.

Reed benefits:
Dedicated expert consultant

A smooth & speedy registration process - we guarantee to meet you at a place & time that’s convenient for you, and everything else can be done online!

Online timesheets & pay management

3 payment methods available: Umbrella, PAYE & Ltd Co

Automatic invoicing (Umbrella & Ltd Co)

Office hours 8am-6pm to provide support/advice

Substantial Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Fund to put towards training or other development

Reed Rewards, Reed Discount Club, Holiday pay, Statutory benefits & pension (PAYE only)

£250 Referral/recommendation bonus!*

Contact me today to apply!

Kat Cliff

*T&C apply

Coronavirus, Health, Urgent job

Required skills

  • Child Protection
  • Reviewing
  • Social Work

Application questions

Are you a qualified social worker on SWE register?
Have you got recent significant experience as a CP Chair?

Reference: 40276280

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