Local Authority Designated Officer [LADO]

  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Salary: £46,662 - £47,665 per annum
  • Location: Nutgrove Villa, Westmorland Road, Huyton , Knowsley , L36 6GA
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 03/07/2022 at 23:55
  • Reference: CVP 0235E


Knowsley Safeguarding and Quality Assurance Unit are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic manager to undertake the role of Local Authority Designated. Working within a multi-agency context you will use your extensive experience of social work and safeguarding to provide advice, guidance, support, and challenge to organisation’s that work with children when one of their employees and/or volunteers faces an allegation and in doing so you will be helping to ensure children, young people and families in Knowsley are protected. In addition, contributing to the operational effectiveness of Child Protection and Review service in order to ensure effective safeguarding arrangements are in place for the children and young people of Knowsley.


The Safeguarding Quality Assurance Unit are striving towards the shared purpose of delivering the best service for the children and families in our community. In return for your hard work, we will give you the time and support you need to make a difference. Promoting innovation and children’s voices is at the heart of our agenda to develop children’s social care, and means you will be encouraged to share ideas, bring about positive change and strive to continuously improve outcomes for our vulnerable children.

For further details regarding the post, please contact Lindsey Heaton on (0151) 443 3318



How to apply

Please apply online by clicking the link below. Please note applications cannot be considered without the completion of the form in full 

This vacancy is now closed