Foster Carer Reviewing Officer/Regulation 44 Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/09/2019 23:59
Grade 9 (SCP 37-41) £39,782 - £43,662 pro-rata
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Closing date:
15 Sep
Further Information

Grade 9 (SCP 37-41) £39,782 - £43,662 pro-rata
Part Time - 18.5 hours - successful candidate will work 2day/3day fortnight. Days to be worked at the beginning of the working week.

We are looking for a skilled and experienced Social Worker to join our team to undertake a dual role of being a Foster Carer Reviewing Officer/Regulation 44 Officer you will work with another post holder in Together for Children Sunderland. A successful candidate would join the Corporate and Commercial Directorate and would be working within the TFC Sunderland Childrens’ Independent Review Team and will report to the IRO Managers. The role requires a candidate with substantial post qualifying experience of statutory Social Work within the area Fostering or Residential services. Candidates must have a sound understanding and knowledge of Fostering Regulations, Children’s Homes Regulations and the Ofsted Inspection Framework for Children’s Homes. It will also be important that the candidate holds knowledge of wider Child Care legislation in England and Wales.
Candidates should be committed to improving services for looked after children within Together for Children Sunderland. As a Foster Carer Reviewing/Regulation 44 Officer you will work closely with TfC Sunderland fostering and Residential Service to drive forward an on-going improvements

If you wish to discussed this post further place contact either Kim Roberts IRO Manager or Gavin Taylor IRO Manager on 5617145/5617148

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in 4 weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.