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Group Manager Adolescent Safeguarding

Akton Recruitment
06/06/2024
Lewisham, London
£43.00 per hour
Social Work
Full Time
Akton Recruitment

Group Manager Adolescent Safeguarding
Lewisham
Full time: 35/hrs a week
£43/hr
Start date: ASAP

AKTON Recruitment is working closely with the local authorities and we are looking for a Group Manager Adolescent Safeguarding in the Lewisham area. The ideal candidate should have experience in leading or working in Adolescent, R&A or Safeguarding teams or Safeguarding teams or services.

We are looking for a Group Manager who is passionate about working with adolescents and has a proven track record for maintaining high practice standards. The role sits within the Integrated Adolescent Safeguarding Service which includes Safe Space 11-17 year olds at risk of extra familial harm and the Youth Justice Service. The responses to children who go missing and affected by youth homelessness is also led within the service.

The group manager will be responsible for leading Safe Space which is the statutory safeguarding division of the service. They take referrals directly from MASH and provide post assessment support if required usually via CIN processes or CP if appropriate. There is a small cohort of children in the service who are children looked after who are supported inline with CLA processes and legislation.