Leicestershire Police is recruiting for a Case Conference Team Leader in the Child Vulnerability department based at Wigston.
The assignment is until Jun 2021 and is currently working from home but the successful candidate will need to be flexible to go into the Police Station if and when required.
The purpose of the role is to support the Case Conference Team to prepare for and represent the Police at Case Conferences in a multi-agency forum, where they will be responsible for undertaking decision making with partners in relation to the children being placed on a Child Protection Plan in order to safeguard and protect them and ensure that their welfare is paramount. To further support the team to complete all required administration functions and to liaise with partner agencies and other Police Departments as necessary.
To be educated to A Level standard in English Language minimum Grade C or equivalent and/or have work experience requiring the use of English Language to the above standard.
To have previously worked within a child protection environment and have an understanding of safeguarding issues within the Child Protection Conference Process
To have a proven ability of a supervisory role in a pressurised environment, together with practical experience of analysing and managing performance.
To demonstrate strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and written is considered essential, together with proven time management and organisational skills.
To be able to demonstrate the ability to compile data into report format accurately and concisely by researching IT systems and other means as appropriate and display good analytical skills
To have proven experience of problem solving and decision making
To have experience of working within a confidential environment
To have knowledge of the General Data Protection Regulation and its role in relation to the sharing of information for Case Conferences
Demonstrate the ability to deal with conflict and stressful situations calmly and effectively and to work with partner agencies to achieve desired outcomes
To demonstrate by example resilience and the ability to challenge in order to resolve situations and conflict
To have proven ability to challenge practices and individuals calmly and effectively
To demonstrate the ability to adapt and to cope proactively with changes in working practices and procedures and to disseminate to staff as applicable
To demonstrate sound leadership skills
Applicants must have a clean driving licence and use their own car.
If you would like to work for Leicestershire Police Force and have the relevant experience, please apply. The successful applicant will be required to go through the Police vetting process which can take approx 4-6 weeks.