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Closing date is 26th August

Independent Scrutineer

 

Remuneration: £600 per day including all expenses, for up to 36 days per year (non-pensionable) (self-employed status).

 

Duration: The Independent Scrutineer appointment will be for a term of three years initially (reviewed after one year) with the possibility of extension of a further two years.

 

In Barnsley, we have a shared vision to deliver services to children and young people that are outstanding and the ambition and commitment to improve outcomes for children and their families.

 

We are looking forward to working with someone who can provide us with insight, challenge and independent views. We are moving towards clear strategic leadership which understands the local safeguarding system and our local strengths and area for development. We want you to

 

• Scrutinize our effectiveness in engaging with children and young people about their lived experiences, understanding their observations about what we do well and what we need to change as a system.

 

• Help us to demonstrate impact upon outcomes and intelligent analysis which interprets performance data.

 

• Provide scrutiny of the effectiveness with which we are embedding a practice learning culture with all front line staff and volunteers.

 

We would like to hear from candidates who can demonstrate our shared values and can offer both challenge and support. We welcome applications from people from a range of disciplines which could include social care, health, police or equivalent experience at a strategic management level.

 

• You will have extensive experience of leading and shaping safeguarding services for children, with a track record of partnership working, both strategically and operationally.

 

• You will have an extensive knowledge of safeguarding children, the statutory framework, evidenced based research and best practice.

 

• You will have excellent leadership and communication skills that support a culture of collaboration, transparency and challenge, with the ability to scrutinise and evaluate both quantitative data and qualitative activities, promoting continuous improvement through learning and best practice.

 

To arrange an informal discussion please contact Carly Speechley, Executive Director, at CarlySpeechley@barnsley.gov.uk

 

If you would like to submit a CV for this role, please email this to zoepickles@barnsley.gov.uk

Vacancy Description
Closing date is 26th August
 

Independent Scrutineer

 

Remuneration: £600 per day including all expenses, for up to 36 days per year (non-pensionable) (self-employed status).

 

Duration: The Independent Scrutineer appointment will be for a term of three years initially (reviewed after one year) with the possibility of extension of a further two years.

 

In Barnsley, we have a shared vision to deliver services to children and young people that are outstanding and the ambition and commitment to improve outcomes for children and their families.

 

We are looking forward to working with someone who can provide us with insight, challenge and independent views. We are moving towards clear strategic leadership which understands the local safeguarding system and our local strengths and area for development. We want you to

 

• Scrutinize our effectiveness in engaging with children and young people about their lived experiences, understanding their observations about what we do well and what we need to change as a system.

 

• Help us to demonstrate impact upon outcomes and intelligent analysis which interprets performance data.

 

• Provide scrutiny of the effectiveness with which we are embedding a practice learning culture with all front line staff and volunteers.

 

We would like to hear from candidates who can demonstrate our shared values and can offer both challenge and support. We welcome applications from people from a range of disciplines which could include social care, health, police or equivalent experience at a strategic management level.

 

• You will have extensive experience of leading and shaping safeguarding services for children, with a track record of partnership working, both strategically and operationally.

 

• You will have an extensive knowledge of safeguarding children, the statutory framework, evidenced based research and best practice.

 

• You will have excellent leadership and communication skills that support a culture of collaboration, transparency and challenge, with the ability to scrutinise and evaluate both quantitative data and qualitative activities, promoting continuous improvement through learning and best practice.

 

To arrange an informal discussion please contact Carly Speechley, Executive Director, at CarlySpeechley@barnsley.gov.uk

 

If you would like to submit a CV for this role, please email this to zoepickles@barnsley.gov.uk