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Independent Reviewing Officer - East London

  • Location

    East London, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £38.00 - £42.00 per hour + Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

  • Contact email:

    holly@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    42

  • Salary low:

    38

  • Job ref:

    hol687_1546958926

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Duration:

    On going

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-07

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Independent Reviewing Officer to work within a Children's Services for a Local Authority based in East London.

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for chairing Statutory Reviews for Looked After Children.
  • Undertake work within Social Care to raise standards within Children's Services and support the development of the service.
  • To monitor the Local Authorities performance of their statutory functions in relation to the case of each child who is looked after.
  • To chair statutory multi-disciplinary, multi-agency, LAC reviews and quality assure the care planning and review process for each looked after child.
  • To monitor, on an ongoing basis of those children who have been the subject of a review.

About you

  • Statutory guidance states that the IRO should have at least five years post-qualifying experience.
  • Substantial and demonstrable experience of working in a local authority or other service for children and their families, including responsibility for allocated cases, which include children, looked after and children on the child protection register.
  • Experience of direct work with families requiring knowledge and understanding of ethnic and cultural differences in family life and child care.
  • Experience of liaison with external agencies and a clear understanding of their roles and responsibilities.

If you are interested and would like to find out more, please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV directly