Independent Reviewing Officer

Posted 21 June 2024
Salary £40 - £45 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameMikeala Osborn

Job description

Our client, Sefton MBC, is looking for an Independent Reviewing Officer to join their Child Protection team.

Job purpose as an Independent Reviewing Officer

To act as a co-ordinator and chairperson for Child Protection Conferences Child Looked After Reviews and CIN Meetings, and to ensure the highest standard of practice in these areas of work

Main Duties as an Independent Reviewing Officer

  1. To co-ordinate and chair Initial Child Protection conferences, and Review conferences and Children Looked After Reviews held under Sefton LSCB Safeguarding Procedure.
  1. To ensure that all conference and complex child in need minutes are of a high standard and that children and their families can contribute to the decision-making process as fully as possible.
  1. To promote the highest possible standards of professional practice, and to ensure a multi-agency approach to decision making in complex child in need meetings and child protection conferences.
  1. To deputise for the Safeguarding Manager, in matters relating to Safeguarding and Child Protection and Children Looked After by the Local Authority.
  1. To assist in the collation and analysis of data emanating from conference and review material.
  1. To maintain appropriate records and to comply with required administrative procedures
  1. In the absence of the Designated Officer, undertake duty rota cover, in accordance with the Allegations Against Professionals, Carers and Volunteers Procedure, Complex Child in Need Meetings and Fostering.
  1. To Chair Allegations Meetings and Suitability Meetings.
  1. To attend Multi Agency Child Exploitation (MACE) Panels.
  1. To contribute towards and participate in staff training and development programmes.

Benefits of working with Remedy

  • A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
  • Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs
  • Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
  • Double payrolls each week.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.

Remedy Social Care is a APSCo Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.