Birmingham Safeguarding Children Board
Welcome to the Birmingham Safeguarding Children Board (BSCB) website.
The Birmingham Safeguarding Children Board has a statutory duty to
co-ordinate how agencies work together to safeguard and promote the well being of children and young people in Birmingham and to ensure the effectiveness of the safeguarding arrangements.
Penny Thompson CBE, the BSCB Independent Chair oversees a Board which is made up of senior representatives from the key statutory and voluntary organisations that have responsibility for delivering services to children or have regular contact with children.
Safeguarding children and young people means keeping them safe from neglect and abuse. Any one who comes into contact with children and families has a responsibility to safeguard and promote their welfare. Professionals have a duty to do so. Safeguarding and promoting welfare means:
- Protecting children from maltreatment
- Preventing impairment of children's health or development
- Ensuring children and young people are growing in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care
- Taking action to enable all children to have the best life chances
Worried about a child?
If you have any concerns about the safety and/or welfare of a child or young person telephone the Children's Advice & Support Service (CASS) on 0121 303 1888 or e-mail.
Outside of normal office hours please call 0121 675 4806 for the Emergency Duty Team
For more information about making a referral and to access the Request for Support form - click here
Administrator Officer Vacancy -BCT/17/43147
Full time: 36.5 hours per week
Fixed Term Contract for 12 months
Salary range £19,048 - £24,472
The Birmingham Safeguarding Children Board (BSCB) is a statutory group made up of agencies; who work together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people under the age of 18 in Birmingham.
As part of a team, you will provide administrative and secretarial support to the Board; to include co-ordinating meetings and training events.
You will also prepare agendas; take minutes at meetings; and ensure pertinent dates, and any associated documentation is distributed on time, and to the appropriate groups and panel chairs.
Previous administrative and secretarial experience coupled with the ability to type to RSAII standard or equivalent is essential. You must also have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft software packages to include Excel, Access, Word and Office
To find out more and apply click here
Closing Date 1st October 2017