Children's Services



Reference 1831

Role: CP Chair
Location: West Midlands
Team: Safeguarding - Child Protection
Pay: £38 per hour
Contract: Full-Time Locum Contract
In the office: Hybrid

About Us: Join our dedicated team in the West Midlands, where our small local authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We pride ourselves on providing a supportive and collaborative working environment that focuses on delivering high-quality services to our community.

Role Overview: We are seeking a motivated and experienced Locum Child Protection Chair to join our team. In this crucial role, you will be responsible for chairing Child Protection Conferences, ensuring that all processes and protocols are adhered to, and that the voice of the child is at the centre of all decision-making.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Chairing Initial and Review Child Protection Conferences.
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory requirements and local policies.
  • Promoting the involvement and engagement of children and families in the child protection process.
  • Providing clear, concise, and accurate records and reports.
  • Liaising with multi-agency partners to ensure effective safeguarding arrangements.
  • Supporting and advising social workers and other professionals on child protection matters.


  • Qualified Social Worker with current Social Work England registration.
  • Significant experience in child protection and safeguarding.
  • Proven ability to chair complex multi-agency meetings.
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and decision-making skills.
  • Strong understanding of relevant legislation, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Why Join Us?

  • Competitive hourly rate of £38.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of children and families.
  • Supportive management and collaborative team environment.
  • Access to continuous professional development.

Application Process: If you are passionate about child protection and have the skills and experience required for this role, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your suitability for the position to ecooper@sheldon-phillips.com.

For more information about this opportunity, please contact Emily Cooper on 07902371315.

Equal Opportunities: We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.

Join us and play a vital role in safeguarding the children of our community. Apply today!

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