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Child Protection Manager

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 13 £44,438 - £48,081 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
08 October 2023
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This is an exciting opportunity to join Derbyshire’s Child Protection Service. 

We are looking for an experienced and committed leader who has high aspirations for children and young people, who can motivate others, is familiar with agile working and who can work at pace.  Knowledge of key agendas in children’s services is crucial alongside evidence of your strategic work alongside key partners.  You must be committed to continuous service improvement, ensuring the views of parents and children remain at the heart of decision making.  You will have experience of working within a diverse community and be able to maintain high quality practice while prioritising competing demands.

Applicants will have an appropriate social work qualification, have considerable knowledge, skills and expertise in the field of social work and child protection, alongside substantial management and leadership experience.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.