Lead Officer for High Risk Offenders, West Lothian Civic Centre (386.18) C/D 02/10/16 INTERNAL...

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Recruiter
West Lothian Council
Location
Scotland
Salary
£37,560 - £42,965 per year
Posted
16 Sep 2016
Closes
02 Oct 2016
Ref
WEL01360
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Applications for this post will only be accepted from current employees of West Lothian Council (this includes casual and agency staff who are currently undertaking work for us)

The key duties of this post are:

  • To lead the strategic development of risk management for offenders who present a risk of harm to the public.
  • Work in partnership with Responsible Authorities and Duty to Cooperate agencies as defined by the Management of Offenders Act.
  • To lead on the development and review of risk management plans for offenders subject to MAPPA guidance (or other risk management provision)
  • Coordinate, Chair and ensure administration of MAPPA meetings and other risk management meetings
  • Ensure risk management plans are proportionate, robust and defensible.
  • Lead on the coordination of environmental scanning and job centre disclosure, ensuring there are systems in place to review ongoing requirements for same.
  • To be a single point of contact for local and national partners regarding the strategic approach to the management of offenders subject to MAPPA guidance (or other risk management provision)
  • To be the key contact for/and lead on strategic matters relating to the management of offenders for the West Lothian Public Protection Committee (WLPPC)
  • To take lead responsibility for developing effective communication, at both a practice and policy level, across all other appropriate services, in particular child and adult protection


The skills and experience you must have are:

  • Experience of working with high risk and sexual offenders
  • Direct practice experience of using risk assessment tool including LSCMi, RM2000, SA07 and SARA.
  • Experience of strategic service planning and development.
  • Working knowledge of relevant legislation, guidance and procedure relating to the management of offenders
  • Significant experience of multi-agency working
  • Experience of writing and/or summarising and applying practice papers, policies, procedures and guidance.
  • Ability to manage situations of negotiation, influence and challenge in an effective manner.
  • Ability to present often controversial or complex issues, plans, policies and papers in an appropriate way to responsible authorities and partner agencies
  • Ability to produce written and verbal communications of clear detailed reports and plans on a regular basis and often to tight deadlines.
  • Experience of writing and/or summarising and applying practice papers, policies, procedures and guidance.
  • Ability to show leadership and to motivate staff to promote new developments in the area of offender management
  • Ability to establish and maintain management information systems; to analyse information and present both qualitative and quantative information clearly
  • INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

     



    See also:
    386.18 - Lead Officer.pdf