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Croydon Council- Independent Reviewing Officer

Croydon Council- Independent Reviewing Officer

  • Location

    Croydon, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £38 - £40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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To be successful for this role you should have;

  • Experience of supervision and management of Social Workers working with looked after children.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of legislation and guidance applying to tasks undertaken by Social Workers within Children's Services.
  • Substantial experience working with looked after children including legal proceedings.
  • Experience and skill in using the Strengthening Families framework.
  • Ability to manage conflict and disagreement effectively - the role involves quality assuring the work of front-line staff - managing relationships to deliver service improvements
  • Ability to confidently challenge social workers, peers (team managers and IRO's) and all layers of line management to Executive Director to achieve best outcomes for children
  • Ability to involve young people, parents and carers in meetings and in decision making.
  • Ability to work within timescales, to organise own workload and to manage time effectively.
  • The ability to authoritatively Chair key multi - agency meetings, ensuring that all agencies contribute appropriately.
  • Ability to communicate with diverse audiences
  • Ability to work as part of team
  • Ability to write reports and analyse data
  • Ability to use ICS systems - preferably Liquid Logic but not essential

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.