Independent Reviewing Officer - Childrens Services

  • Location
    Sutton, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 35 - £ 39 / Hour
  • Category
    Public Sector - Social Care
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

Our client based in Sutton is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic IRO who is passionate about achieving the best outcome for children and young people in their care.

Our client has recently implemented a new approach to looked after reviews ("All About Me Reviews") which involves IROs doing direct work within the reviews and writing their reports and letters to children and young people, using child-focused language. As well as chairing reviews you will also be involved in other quality assurance activities such as undertaking audits and delivering training.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • To Chair looked after children reviews.

  • To provide challenge focusing on delivering good outcomes for children who are subject to child protection plans and those who are looked after.

  • To ensure that statutory obligations and directorate procedures are met and followed.

  • To monitor the quality and progress of children's care plans, and to challenge practice that does not meet the required national and local standards using appropriate monitoring escalation protocols,

  • To participate in regular supervision and take responsibility for professional development.

To be a successful applicant for this position you will need to have a relevant Social Work Qualification (CQSW, Diploma in Social Work or BA/MA in Social Work) and have a current HCPC registration.

Benefits of working with the Adecco Group and what we can offer?

  • The Adecco Group are the MSP for 15 London local authorities , so we have access to jobs earlier than other agencies, giving you the best chance at securing the role

  • Market leading rates of pay

  • Simplistic payroll process, taking away the hassle from you - just enjoy your hard earned money each week

  • A market leading £250 referral bonus, for every successful placement we make from someone you refer to us

  • Your own highly experienced recruitment consultant and dedicated aftercare team

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Darian Forsyth