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GET SAFE Missing Officer

Job Description

Get Safe Missing Officer needed with Worcestershire County Council

Start Date- ASAP

Location - Worcester

Duration - initially 3 months

Hours per week - 37 hours per week

Salary - £16 ltd an hour


  • You will be responsible for completing timely Welfare Return Interviews for children and young people in Worcestershire, and Worcestershire children placed in out-of-county placements
  • You will work closely and liaise with the child's allocated Social Worker or other services/professionals
  • To be responsible for ensuring the city has a coordinated response to missing children
  • To ensure missing return interviews are completed with young people
  • To provide appropriate and specialist advice and guidance to other practitioners
  • To assess levels of risk for issues that affect young people e.g. child sexual exploitation, gangs/youth violence, lack of educational engagement, to ensure effective support is provided in order to improve outcomes

What is required?

  • Significant experience of direct work with children, young people and families
  • Substantial and relevant experience in providing advice and support on matters in relation to missing children
  • Experience of community development work
  • Significant experience of conducting assessments of need in relation to children and families
  • A level 3 qualification (e.g. NVQ level 3) or equivalent in a subject area related to working with children, young people and families

If you are interested please call Jemma Molloy on 01772 208964 or email me your CV -

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS;

  • A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
  • Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!
  • An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
  • Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
  • Payroll service twice a week.
  • Ltd and PAYE payment options available.
  • Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.
  • Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.
  • DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.