KBSP Policy and Strategy Lead


Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Contract

Salary 

£44,428 - £47,420 per annum

Job Highlights
  • We are recruiting to a fixed term Policy and Strategy Lead to support the partnership in our work to implement Working Together across the system.
  • The role will work within the existing multi-disciplinary KBSP Business Unit and have close working links to the BCC Corporate Policy team and partner agencies safeguarding leads.
  • Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working and flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance.
Job Requirements/Description

Full Time 37 hours per week, Fixed Term until 31st March 2025. Secondments will be accepted from partner agencies.

We are recruiting to a fixed term Policy and Strategy Lead to support the partnership in our work to implement Working Together across the system.

The publication of Working Together 2023 presents a range of opportunities and challenge to the safeguarding partnership in the city. 

You will have a proven track record of embedding policy into systems and processes within Children's Services. You will work with Senior Leaders to develop new governance and policy processes for the partnership including:

New governance arrangements for the KBSP including the role of Lead Safeguarding Partners and Independent Scrutiny

New assessment guidance and approach for undertaking s17 assessments developed collaboratively with social work team and statutory safeguarding partners

A review of the governance arrangements for facilitating the engagement and representation of the education and VCSE sectors

The role will work within the existing multi-disciplinary KBSP Business Unit and have close working links to the BCC Corporate Policy team and partner agencies safeguarding leads.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation. For the majority of our roles hybrid working arrangements are available, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice - mixing both home and office working.

Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working and flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Contract

Salary 

£44,428 - £47,420 per annum

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