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Independent Reviewing Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
11/05/2018
Advert End Date:
29/05/2018 12:00
Salary:
£37,107 - £40,858 pa
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
174013
Employment Location:
CETL Brierton Lane Hartlepool
Post Number:
SR-102144

Job details 

Closing date:
29 May


Further information

Hartlepool has a strong commitment to reviewing and scrutinising children’s plans independently to make sure things happen for children in a positive way. The IRO will chair a whole range of conferences, reviews and meetings, encourage young people to participate in their own reviews and consult with them about service improvements. As an IRO you must be child centred, able to champion best practice and be confident in leading meetings to ensure that the best possible plans are being implemented for the children concerned.

You must be a qualified social worker with five years post qualifying experience in child protection and looked after children. You will have experience in supervising complex child protection and looked after children cases. As an IRO you will be committed to the principal of partnership working with families and other agencies and have a comprehensive knowledge of legislation and guidance relating to child protection and looked after children.

For further information, please contact Maureen McEnaney, Head of Safeguarding and Review Unit, on 01429 523344 or Jill Lambert , Independent Reviewing Officer on 01429 523727

Application forms and further details are available from and should be returned to, Hartlepool Borough Council, Customer Services, Chief Executive’s Department, Level 2, Civic Centre, Hartlepool, TS24 8AY, Tel: 01429 523331
Email address: workforcesupport@hartlepool.gov.uk or apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.

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