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Local Authority Designated Officer - LADO

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Interim Management
Team Manager
South West
£40 per hour
Job Ref:

Local Authority Designated Officer - LADO - Swindon - £40 p/h 

We are recruiting for experienced Local Authority Designated Officer - LADO to work in Swindon.

Successful candidates will be an experienced social worker, preferably with team manager experience, who has a strong knowledge of and skills in child protection practice and an ability to make independent, confident judgements about safeguarding thresholds and safe working practice.

Benefits of the role as a LADO:

  • Stable Team
  • Rare Opportunity to gain role as agency 
  • Competitive rates of pay 

Duties and responsibilities as a LADO:

  • This post will be required to develop and maintain knowledge and expertise in the management of allegations and serve as a resource for the team and wider service. 
  • To have oversight and management of all allegations (and other significant concerns) that are made by children and young people against adults who are in a position of trust. 
  • To ensure that all agencies comply with their statutory obligations to progress allegations effectively and in a timely way in line with Local Safeguarding Children Board procedures and other relevant statute, regulation and guidance. 
  • To expedite the progress of LADO cases and challenge any delays in the conclusion of enquiries and investigations.

You will be:

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK 
  • A full UK license holder
Why Liquid Personnel?

  • New ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly 
  • Twice weekly payroll 
  • Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with “My Liquid Rewards”
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies  
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
  • “Refer a Friend” bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

For more information please contact

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus scheme

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6973
Contact: Kate Raistrick

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