Safeguarding Boards Lay Member – Southend LSCB & SAB

Safeguarding Boards Lay Member – Southend LSCB & SAB

Safeguarding Boards Lay Member

Company: Southend LSCB & SAB

Description: Southend’s Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) and Safeguarding Adults Board (SAB) are responsible for making sure agencies work together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and adults in Southend on Sea.

Southend LSCB and SAB are looking to promote a new lay member to each board. The Lay Member supports stronger public engagement in the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare of children and young people in Southend, and provides a community oversight and scrutiny of decisions and policies made by the Board. Their main duty will be to attend the Board meetings and other sub-groups as appropriate. Expenses will be reimbursed to cover travel and other costs.

You will need to be a confident and effective communicator with the ability to challenge the Boards and their partner agencies constructively. You will have an awareness of, and commitment to, equality and diversity and will be able to handle confidential information appropriately. Most importantly, you will be committed to improving the safeguarding of children and adults and promoting their welfare in Southend.

Interviews to take place on Thursday 1st March

If you are interested in becoming a Lay Member of Southend LSCB, please contact Madeleine Exley for an application form and job description. Tel: 01702 534706 or Email: LSCB@southend.gov.uk

If you would like an informal discussion about the role please contact Helen Carrick, LSCB & SAB Quality Assurance & Performance Project Manager, by email at helencarrick@southend.gov.uk, or Sanna Westwood, Interim Project Manager, by email at sannawestwood@southend.gov.uk and provide a telephone number that you can be contacted on.