Job Title Children’s Guardian (Self-Employed
Salary £33 per hour
Advert Since April 2001, the provision of Children’s Guardians in Care
proceedings and Reporting Officers in Adoption proceedings has
been the responsibility of Cafcass. Our commitment is to provide
these safeguarding services through a combination of our
employed staff supplemented by self employed and agency
workers. We plan to spend about £2.5 million in London this
financial year on contracting this work to suitable practitioners.
Contractors must be qualified social workers, registered with the
GSCC and have a minimum three years post qualifying
experience within the child safeguarding system. The contractor
should have a thorough understanding of the Care system.
Contracts require compliance with Cafcass policies and
procedures including financial regulations. Oversight of the work
is provided by a contract manager for each Self-Employed
London is probably the most socially diverse city in the world and
we aim to engage a workforce able to reflect and respond to this
Application To apply for these vacancies please download an application
Packs request pack and email a one/two page expression of interest letter to
information email@example.com by 12pm on the closing deadline.
It is advised that you review the Job Description before
completing your expression of interest letter.
Recruiting If you are interested in undertaking contracts as a Children’s
Manager Contact Guardian / Reporting Officer, and meet the qualifying criteria set
Details out above, please contact David Stephens (Head of Service) on
07919 547509, Phyllis Dyer on 07795 335242, Andrew
Zachariades on 0207 2104 100 or Barbara Lumsden on 07747
460637, the contract managers, for a preliminary discussion.
Closing Date 12pm, Wednesday 6th October 2010
Interview Dates TBC
We promote diversity in the workplace We operate a no smoking policy