Sunday 20 May 2018
Up to £675 a day including expenses
Lambeth Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) is a well-established Board with strong and clear ambitions for helping and safeguarding children and young people in this diverse, vibrant but sometimes challenging borough. We are now in the 2nd year of our three year strategy which is focussing on ‘effectively safeguarding those who are most vulnerable and at risk to ensure they feel safe and are safe from harm’.
With nearly a third of a million residents and a large population of children, young people and families, Lambeth is a place where communities are strong and where there are high ambitions for all children and young people. We have made significant strides over the past 2-3 years in improving the quality and impact of multi agency work. We want to build on these changes, moving forward at pace to improve outcomes for children. Lambeth’s recently agreed Children and Young People’s Plan provides the overarching framework for driving forward positive change and improvement.
In 2017, we launched our 2 year Young People at Risk Strategy which sets out the LSCB’s resolve that children and young people in Lambeth should be free from the risk of:
Child Sexual Exploitation and abuse
Our current independent chair, Andrew Christie, is stepping down from the LSCB chair role this summer. We now want to recruit his successor who needs to be a strong strategic leader and able to shape the work of the Board, providing appropriate challenge and support across agencies and maximizing the benefits of whole system approaches to safeguarding. The successful applicant will have:
This role requires inspiring and committed leadership and is accountable to the Chief Executive of Lambeth Council, working with strategic partners.
This role is for approximately 36 days per annum and is contracted for 3 years, subject to a review after 6 months and then annual appraisals.
If you are interested in this role and would like to have an informal discussion, please contact:
Or to apply online, click here to access.