Independent Reviewing Officer

Posted 13 May 2024
Salary £4 - £42 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameMikeala Osborn

Job description

Our client, Barnsley Council, is looking for an Independent Reviewing Officer / Conference Chair to join their team. Hybrid working available.

  • Chair and take responsibility for the conduct of all conferences/reviews ensuring that each meeting is held in accordance with Legislation, Associated regulations and guidance and departmental processes
  • To monitor the Care plan, ensuring that actions are carried out within timescales and outcomes are monitored and ensure the review takes place within statutory timescales
  • To advocate on behalf of the child where the child or chair perceives an inadequacy of service provision or where the child's legitimate wishes and feelings conflict with the views or others who have responsibility for the child
  • Ensure the appropriate arrangements are made for the child to be informed about the meeting. To promote the engagement and participation of children and their families
  • To be responsible for the overall management of the service in relation to LAC and Child Protection (CP) Plan and contribute to the development of Council Policy, practice and services, efficiency and effectiveness by developing working groups and training forums as required.
  • To monitor and evaluate the standards and effectiveness of service delivery and to provide regular reports and feedback.
  • Provide professional advice, guidance and information.
  • Undertake visits to children's Residential homes in line with relevant regulations as required.
  • To monitor the care plan/protection plan, ensuring that actions are carried out within timescales and outcomes are monitored and ensure the review takes place within statutory timescales.
  • Liaise, negotiate, and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders including managers, employees, and councillors, members of the public and partnership agencies.
  • Undertake/Contribute to performance management and complex data analysis and interpretation, promoting quality practice and service delivery, ensuring continuous improvement.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of local and national regulations, policies and procedures which have implications for service delivery, to satisfy internal and external demands.
  • Undertake any other duties commensurate with the role as requested by management.

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.

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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.