independent reviewing officer in birkenhead

posted
09 August 2018
contact
colette mckay, randstad care
job type
contract
salary
£ 31 per hour
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posted
location
birkenhead, north west
specialism
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
contract
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 31 per hour
experience
Fostering & Adoption
reference number
CM0908WIRRIRO
contact
colette mckay, randstad care
phone
0330 024 8775
apply now

job description

We require an Independent Reviewing Officer asap.

The Independent Reviewing Officer will chair both Child Protection Conferences, Looked After Children Reviews, to complete Reg 44 visits to our Children's homes and support the development of quality services for young people.

This role will support the independent nature of our reviewing service, support families facing change and most importantly act as an advocate and work for better outcomes for our young people

Experience



* Extensive social work experience, particularly of working with looked after children and children subject to child protection plans will enable the post holder to manage meetings with confidence and knowledge of the sorts of resources available to social workers and the difficulties facing social workers and how these might be overcome.
* Substantial experience of managing social workers working with looked after children and children subject to child protection plans will enable the post holder to be aware of the dilemmas and difficulties that face those with responsibility for the children who are the subject of LAC Reviews and CP Conferences.
* Knowledge of legislation, regulations, guidance and best practice in these areas of work are essential in undertaking the role.
* Current DBS/on update service

For more info please contact Colette McKay - /0330 0248775

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

skills

be able to manage challenging situations

qualification

university

responsibilities

IRO

educational requirements

BA in social work