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Children’s Advice and Duty Service (CADS) - Consultant ...
 
Title: Children’s Advice and Duty Service (CADS) - Consultant ...
Category: Medical Health
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
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Children’s Advice and Duty Service (CADS) - Consultant Practitioner – Missing Children and Young People - 062 CHHE

Salary: £35,697 - £39,780 (Scale K)

37 hours per week

Permanent contract

Excellent relocation package available

Closing date: 26 May 2019

It is an exciting time for Norfolk Children’s Services where innovation and creative practice is celebrated and encouraged.

As part of the changes to Social Work in Norfolk, we have transformed our Front Door arrangements to ensure the right pathway first time for our children and young people.

The team, Norfolk’s Children Advice and Duty Service, have been operational since October 2018 and we are now looking to expand the service and require a Consultant Practitioner who will be responsible for supporting the development and continuous improvement of Norfolk’s response to children and young people who go missing from home or care, to enable appropriate activity that supports a reduction in risk and vulnerability.

You will report to the Head of Social Work for the Children’s Advice and Duty Service (CADS) working to the priorities of Norfolk County Council Children’s Services to implement and keep under review a missing children action plan for Norfolk. You will provide day to day leadership and coordination of delivery, and work with key partners including other local authorities to develop robust multi agency responses to children and young people who go missing.

You will contribute to operational activity undertaken by the multi-agency child exploitation (MACE) team to support information sharing planning and decision making designed to protect individual children and young people.

You will support implementation of the objectives set in Norfolk Children’s Services Vulnerable Adolescents Strategy and ensure Norfolk’s response to missing children takes account of risk relating to a range of vulnerabilities including exploitation and county lines.

We have a lot to offer in Norfolk which is a beautiful county, a real hidden gem with over 90 miles of unspoilt coastline, beautiful countryside, the unique Norfolk Broads, amazing wildlife, picturesque market towns and the fabulous seaside resorts of Hunstanton, Cromer and Great Yarmouth. At the heart is the vibrant city of Norwich with excellent shopping, a vast array of restaurants and a pub for everyday of the year. Travel links are extensive with direct rail links to London and Cambridge and Norwich International Airport with flights to Europe and beyond. 

Informal Discussion

For an informal discussion please contact either Julie Wiltshire, Head of Social Work CADS on or Lauren Downes, Head of Services and Partnerships, Early Help on

Employee Benefits

Generous and high performing Local Government Pension Scheme Lease Car Scheme or Car Loans at reduced interest rates Mobile working technology to enable flexible working e.g. laptop, smartphone and good work/life balance 35 days Annual Leave (including Bank Holidays) with further increase linked to length of service

CPD and career progression opportunities supported by Norfolk’s Social Care Academy Norfolk Rewards Scheme – providing employees with a range of benefits and discounts Social Work practice that is supported by manageable caseloads, high quality supervision, administrative support and multi-disciplinary teams e.g. Clinical Psychologists Part of a service that is hugely ambitious and is investing heavily in transformational and innovative practice Got a family, need to move? We offer a great relocation package. For your family the area has a huge amount of employment opportunities from tourism though oil and gas, marine and renewable energy. There is also a large university hospital with a prominent research and development department and the local councils are large employers too. For further details and to apply online please click the 'apply' button. 

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Please quote job reference: 062 CHHE

Closing date: 26 May 2019

Interviews: 12 and 13 June 2019
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