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Child Death Overview Panel (CDOP) Coordinator

Posted: 5 Oct 2020 Closes: 3 Nov 2020
Birmingham and Solihull, United Kingdom £24,907 - £30,615 per annum
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Child Death Overview Panel (CDOP) Coordinator

Job Reference: 529-2665553

Employer: Department: Safeguarding Location: Birmingham and Solihull Salary: £24,907 - £30,615 per annum

Birmingham & Solihull CCG presents a unique opportunity to be part of a team who work together to help keep local children safe.

We are looking for a full-time member of staff to support the Child Death Review processes outlined in Chapter 5 of Working Together to Safeguard Children, 2018. Reviews conducted by CDOP are intended to identify any modifiable factors in relation to child deaths, make recommendations and promote the learning from reviews in order to prevent future child deaths.

The successful candidate will coordinate the work of the Child Death Overview Panel (CDOP) which receive the notification of the deaths of children and young people aged under 18 years in Birmingham.

The Coordinator will provide policy and business support to the CDOP Chair and the Designated Doctor / nurses and take responsibility for the collection and presentation of relevant reports about individual children to the Child Death Overview Panel (CDOP). Currently, the Child Death Review team for Birmingham consists of two Lead Nurses, a Designated Doctor and two Administrators.

The CCG works with partner agencies across Birmingham; providing training, policy and procedural support, quality assurance and coordination of work to keep children safe.

Travel across Birmingham and Solihull may be required.

The CCG values diversity and welcomes Black and Minority Ethnic and male applicants to this role, where we are currently under-represented.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact the Lead Nurses for Child Death Review: Sarah Hunt (07739 631561) or Sue Cope (07388 714171).

Closing Date - 23rd October 2020

Interview Date - 27th October 2020

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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