Independent Chair for Walsall Safeguarding Partnership 

Independent Chair for Walsall Safeguarding Partnership

This role requires an outstanding individual with proven experience of managing complex issues and meetings at a senior level.

Independent Chair

Contract summary



    • Health and social work services – 85000000
    • Social work and related services – 85300000
    • Social services – 85320000

Location of contract


Value of contract

£43,200 to £129,600

Procurement reference


Published date

8 January 2021

Closing date

27 January 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 April 2021

Contract end date

31 March 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type


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Walsall Safeguarding Partnership are seeking applications from individuals whose passion, vision and commitment to safeguarding some of the most vulnerable members of society matches, and challenges that of our own.

This role requires an outstanding individual with proven experience of managing complex issues and meetings at a senior level, particularly in partnership settings, and who has a significant operational and strategic understanding of the safeguarding agenda. The successful candidate will need to evidence they can:

Consistently provide strong leadership, strategic vision;
Demonstrate excellent negotiation and influencing skills;
Demonstrate experience in building and maintaining productive partnerships;
Analyse complex information and provide robust scrutiny and challenge.
Have detailed understanding of relevant regulations
Have the ability to ensure all partner agencies in Walsall collaborate effectively to safeguard children, promote their welfare and improve outcomes

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact, Lindsey Perkin PA to Sally Rowe Executive Director Children’s Services on or Mandy Smith PA to Kerrie Allward, Executive Director Adult Social Care to arrange a call with an Executive Director.

Note: This is a tender opportunity. The successful person will contract directly with the Council and will provide the services detailed in the duties and specification documents and will contract under the Councils terms and conditions.

The fees paid for this role will be on a day rate basis. The contract term is for one year with a two x one year extension option and the annual value is estimated at up to £43,200 based on attendance of 72 days per annum. This contract is “for services” and will sit outside of IR35. It is not an employed position.

To apply, please go to review the instructions to tender and submit a bid through the Intend System.

Closing date – 27th January 2021 at 12 noon


More information


Additional text
Please register on the InTend portal to view ITT documents and submit a bid.

Delivery Notes


Funding Type (WEFO or EU) : N/A

Funding Description


Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No


How to apply


Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer


Contact name

Sandeep Chahal


Darwall Street
West Midlands
United Kingdom


01922 658471