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Independent Reviewing Officer (IRO) Grade 13 - Casual

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
Working Pattern:
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/10/2016 23:59
£36,937 - £40,619
Hours per week:
As and when required
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall, Durham
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Job details 

Closing date:
24 Oct

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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Vacancy Ref No: AHS/16/372

The Quality and Review Team would like to appoint a casual Independent Reviewing Officer to be available as and when required. You will be responsible for the Independent chairing of all statutory review meetings of children subject to Child Protection Plans and children who are Looked After. You will also be required to chair Foster Care reviews, and other complex meetings. In addition you will contribute to a range of local and national performance monitoring and development agendas, helping to ensure those children most at risk achieve the best possible outcomes.

Commitment to helping maintain the existing excellent standards of the Quality and Review team, in meeting our statutory responsibilities is essential.

The successful candidates must be qualified child care social workers, have a minimum of 5 years post qualifying experience in child protection and some managerial/supervisory experience.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity and Durham County Council reserves the right to contact your present employer and any previous employer.

The post for which you are applying is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, so all criminal convictions must be stated, with dates. Failure to do so will disqualify the candidate from the appointment and, if appointed, may render the individual liable to immediate dismissal without notice.

For further information regarding the post, please contact 03000 262155

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 25th October

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrCAS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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