Review Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 09/12/2018 23:59
£22,401 - £25,463
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
the post will be based at County Hall, Durham, however you may be required to work at any Durham County Council office.
Post Number:
Closing date:
9 Dec
Further Information

Children and Young Peoples Services
CYPS – Looked After & Permanence Service

Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/18/355

Post title: Review Officer – full time, temporary until approx. 31 March 2019.

Salary: £22,401 - £25,463 Grade 7 (pro-rata to hours worked if applicable)

Job Location: the post will be based at County Hall, Durham, however you may be required to work at any Durham County Council office.

The Reviewing Officer will primarily provide a key role in the review of Support Plans under Special Guardianship Orders and Child Arrangement Orders. They will undertake annual reviews of support services, including financial support as well as reviews following submission of appeals, to ensure the appropriate support is accessed by carers and the needs of children/young people are met.

Required qualifications: 5 GCSEs (A-C grades) or equivalent relevant qualification.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For further information about the post please contact Glenda Henderson, Placement Efficiency Manager on 03000 265726 or via e-mail at

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 17 December 2018.

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

This post is restricted to employees of Durham County Council which includes all permanent, temporary, fixed term employees and agency workers from day one of commencing with the Council. Please note in all cases the interview date must be prior to your end date.

Anyone currently listed on the Redeployment Register who is interested in being considered for this vacancy should contact the Alternative Employment Team at

Permanent employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager/Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

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.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.