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Independent Reviewing Officers

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Please see advert text
Advert Start Date:
12/10/2018
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 05/11/2018 23:59
Salary:
£39,002 - £42,806
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
180458
Employment Location:
Lambton House

Job details 

Closing date:
5 Nov


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Together for Children-Sunderland, (TFC) are looking to appoint an Independent Reviewing Officer (IRO)/Conference Chair to join the Children’s Independent Review Team, based at Lambton House, Sunderland.

The role will include all functions attributed to the statutory role of the IRO, as detailed within the IRO Handbook.

1 x Full Time (37 hours)
1 x Part Time (18.5 Hours)

In addition you will chair child protection conferences and reviews and engage in quality assurance work, such as themed audits.

The successful applicant will assist in the development of the service and the delivery of training and may also be asked to support and cover TFC’s Designated Officer and Foster Carer Review post, during times of planned leave and sickness.

Applicants should possess a social work qualification and be able to demonstrate extensive experience of child care practice, post qualification. Evidence of work at a managerial level would be beneficial.

As an IRO you would need to provide a level of professional scrutiny to TFC-Sunderland, Social Care to ensure that children have appropriate plans in place and to prevent drift

Applicants should have a thorough understanding of the legal framework underpinning child care practise.

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

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

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

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

Closing date 5/11/18
Interviews 12/11/2018

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