Job Description

LOCATION:Negotiable in Argyll and Bute, PA31 8RT
SALARY:£46,133 – £50,422 per year
HOURS:35 hours per week

Department: Health and Social Care Partnership

Closing Date: Friday 30 September 2022

Argyll and Bute Council, as a partner within Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership, is recruiting a Lead Officer for Child Protection to support Argyll & Bute Child Protection Committee (ABCPC) in its key functions of continuous improvement, strategic planning, public information, communication and promoting high standards of inter-agency protection practice in Argyll and Bute.

The successful candidate will support, promote and develop interagency working to protect vulnerable children in line with the priorities of Argyll and Bute’s Childcare Partnership and the Argyll and Bute Child Protection Committee (CPC).

Applicants should note that:-

  • This post is suitable for job share.
  • The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013, as amended, applies to this post.
  • This post requires Protection of Vulnerable Group (PVG) Membership in relation to working with children and adults.
  • This post requires registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).



To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.


If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is:-


Brian Reid, Senior Manager Operations

Contact Telephone Number: 01586 559072



Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page. 


Please also note that we do not accept CV’s, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.


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