G4 Child Protection Coordinator x 3 – CEOP - HP1607601SS

National Crime Agency

Closing date: 6 Nov 2017

Reference number

1558591

Salary

£33,286 - £42,313

Grade

Higher Executive Officer
NCA Grade 4

Contract type

Permanent

Business area

Other - NCA Child Exploitation OnLine Protection

Type of role

Business Management and Improvement
Operational Delivery
Other

Working pattern

Full-time

Hours

37 Hours a Week

Number of posts

3

Location

Birmingham, West Midlands : Chorley, North West : London : Warrington, North West

About the job

Job description

The NCA is an organisation which leads the UK’s fight to cut serious and organised crime. This includes class A drugs, child exploitation, people smuggling and human trafficking, major gun crime, fraud, cyber crime, money laundering and the corruption that organised criminals use to facilitate these crimes.
We work to imprison serious criminals, and use many other tactics to disrupt crime and keep people safe. In particular, we want to ensure crime doesn’t pay and that it’s harder to commit. We also draw on innovative new approaches to prevent crimes from happening in the first place.
We expect our Officers to work to the highest standards of behaviour in everything they do.
Our values and behaviours are:

Flexibility – seeking continuous improvements to the way that we work, adapting to find solutions to difficult problems.

Integrity – acting with the highest standards of integrity and professionalism.

Respect – treating everyone with dignity and respect, valuing diversity, working in partnership, and sharing knowledge and best practice.

Serving the public – being proud to put the public interest at the centre of everything we do.

Transparency – being truthful, open and accountable for our actions.

Grade & Role Title: G4 Child Protection Coordinator x 3 – CEOP
Vacancy Reference Number: HP1607601SS
Open to: Substantive and External Staff on Lateral Transfer or Promotion, Permanent
Location: Chorley, Warrington or Birmingham (1 post), London (2 posts)
Closing Date: Midday on Monday 6th November 2017
Salary: The salary band for this position is £33,286 to £42,313.  Where existing Civil Servants apply on transfer to the NCA at the equivalent grade, pay principles on Civil Service transfers will apply. All other salary offers will be made within the advertised band.

Additional London Weighting Allowance of £3,226

Role summary:

To provide direct line management and supervision to a team of CEOP Command social workers (child protection advisors).

To ensure that the team provides clear and high quality child protection advice and support to referrals, intelligence and investigation teams within the CEOP Command and across the NCA.

To oversee the quality of child protection assessments, advice and strategies; to support and mentor the team to promote high standards.

We are looking for candidates with at least two years’ experience of direct line management of front line statutory child protection investigations.

Candidates are required to provide evidence against ONLY the following Personal Qualities Framework (PQF). The level required is listed on the Role Profile and below

- Communication
- Problem Solving
- Strategic Thinking
- Innovation
- People Management

Candidates are required to provide evidence against ONLY the following Entry Criteria taken from the Role Profile and the Government Communication Professional Competency Framework –

- Understanding of how to work effectively in a multi-agency environment
- Ability to effectively build and manage a team and provide support and mentoring to a team of social workers
- Substantial post qualifying experience of Child Protection within statutory social work services, including management experience

Qualifications

Training & Professional Qualifications
Essential at Entry:

- Social Work Qualification and registration with General Social Care Council (HCPC) or equivalent.
- Achieving Best Evidence (ABE) training and qualification.

Desirable at Entry:

- A recognised management qualification.

Competencies

We'll assess you against these competencies during the selection process:

  • Behaviour 1: Communication
  • Behaviour 2: Problem Solving
  • Behaviour 3: Strategic Thinking
  • Behaviour 4: Innovation
  • Behaviour 5: People Management
  • Technical Criteria 1: Understanding of how to work effectively in a multi-agency environment
  • Technical Criteria 2: Ability to effectively build and manage a team and provide support and mentoring to a team of social workers
  • Technical Criteria 3: Substantial post qualifying experience of Child Protection within statutory social work services, including management experience

Benefits

Pensions

Civil Service pension schemes may be available for successful candidates.

Things you need to know

Security

Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check.

Medical

Successful candidates will be expected to have a medical.

Nationality statement

Candidates will be subject to UK immigration requirements as well as Civil Service nationality rules.

If you're applying for a role requiring security clearance please be aware that foreign or dual nationality is not an automatic bar. However certain posts may have restrictions which could affect those who do not have sole British nationality or who have personal connections with certain countries outside the UK.

Nationality requirements

Open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here.

Eligibility

Candidates in their probationary period are eligible to apply for vacancies within this department.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.
The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Apply and further information

Contact point for applicants

HR queries: Emma Knight on 0117 372 0000

Sift/interview dates and location

Shortlisting is scheduled to: TBC
Interviews are scheduled for: TBC

Further information

To apply:

Please carefully read all the information on this advert and the attached documents.

Candidates must fully complete the attached two forms to be considered for this vacancy:

• External Application Form
• Equality & Diversity Form


Please return both documents to central.recruitment@nca.x.gsi.gov.uk mailbox no later than 12.00hrs Midday on Monday 6th November 2017

If you already work for the NCA and wish to apply for this role you must complete the Internal Application Form found on the NCA intranet.

The Application Form, Guidance Notes, Equality & Diversity Form and Personal Qualities Framework (PQF) should be attached. If they are not or you can not download them please email central.recruitment@nca.x.gsi.gov.uk for an application pack

To ensure that your application / emails regarding this vacancy are actioned please ensure that the title of the email contains the vacancy reference number - G4 Child Protection Coordinator x 3 – CEOP – HP1607601SS

Should an application arrive after the stated deadline it will not be included in the recruitment process, regardless of the reason.

Should you be successful at short listing but cannot attend on the date/time allocated to yourself for an interview date The Recruitment Team cannot guarantee an alternate date, regardless of the reason.

If you wish to make a complaint in relation to any stage of the recruitment and selection process please email central.recruitment@nca.x.gsi.gov.uk. please ensure that you refer to the campaign reference number. If you remain dissatisfied following the outcome of your complaint you have the right to contact the Civil Service Commission to pursue it further.


SECURITY CLEARANCE
To be considered, you will need to successfully complete SC clearance before commencing the role and for specified roles DV clearance within the first 12 months as part of your probation period.
You will also be required to undertake a mandatory pre-employment substance misuse test and achieve a satisfactory result.

DRIVING DIVERSITY FORWARD

The NCA is a Disability Confident Employer. If you would like this application form in a different format, please contact the Recruitment Team using the details shown towards the end of the form or email:- central.recruitment@nca.x.gsi.gov.uk
We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission Recruitment Principles. Further information about the Recruitment Principles can be found on http://civilservicecommission.independent.gov.uk/
The NCA complies with and expects all its employees to reflect the values outlined in the Civil Service Code, for further information please review the code.

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