Children’s Safeguarding Partnership Consultant

Full time, initial 4 month interim contract (20-30 days)

Inside IR35 – £500 per day (via umbrella, negotiable dependent upon experience)              

Local Authority, North West, England


An exciting new interim opportunity has arisen within a Local Authority in the North West of England for an experienced Consultant to provide an independent fundamental review of a Children’s Safeguarding Partnership.

My client will be holding MS Teams interviews WC 8TH August with the partnership group and reviewing CVs Thursday 4th August with a view to start September 2022 20-30 days of work

About your duties as the Children’s Safeguarding Partnership Consultant:

  • Complete review of the current arrangements for the CSP put into place 2 years ago following the legislative changes
  • Work collaboratively with the 3 partners to bring service into line of the expected operating model to effectively safeguarding CYP
  • Focus on the structure and delivery of the partnership arrangement and it’s strategic direction.
  • Produce retrospective review, report findings and deliver action plan
  • Co-produce new/revised operating model as appropriate with the partners

Your experience needed as the Children’s Safeguarding Partnership Consultant:

  • Degree qualified
  • Evidence good communication skills, project management skills, understanding of partnership arrangements
  • Must have a proven track record in independent analysis of architecture of services and delivery of action plan for improvement
  • Strong knowledge of the Children’s Safeguarding Partnership strategic objectives and operating model (including inspection framework)
  • A current DBS is required for this position or willingness to undertake one
  • Available references for most recent 2 year’s roles


To be considered please apply today as CVs will be reviewed on 4th August 2022 ahead of interviews next week, WC 8th August 2022.

If you’re interested in discussing this opportunity in more detail or know someone who this may be of interest to, please contact me on 0117 3137110 or email your CV to

(We offer a senior referral scheme upon successful placement of your recommendation so please do get in contact)

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Managing this role

Leah Overend

Divisional Manager - Social Care