Independant Reviewing Officer
- Location: Barnsley, England
- Salary: £24.13 - £30.12 per hour
- Type: Temporary / Full Time
Seven Social Care are looking for a temporary Independent Reviewing Officer to work in Barnsley within the Looked After Children and Child Protection teams.
This contract is paying:
£24.13 PAYE £30.12 umbrella
We are looking for an experienced IRO who has previously undertaken this role and is competent in the requirements of the IRO Handbook. You need to ensure and contribute to the Quality Assurance function and learning for the organisation. Liaise with key agencies and workers ensuring that plans for the child are fully implemented.
- C hair and take responsibility for the conduct of all conferences/reviews ensuring that each meeting is held in accordance with Legislation, Associated regulations and guidance and departmental processes.
To monitor the Care plan, ensuring that actions are carried out within timescales and outcomes are monitored and ensure the review takes place within statutory timescales.
To advocate on behalf of the child where the child or chair perceives an inadequacy of service provision or where the child’s legitimate wishes and feelings conflict with the views or others who have responsibility for the child.
Ensure the appropriate arrangements are made for the child to be informed about the meeting. To promote the engagement and participation of children and their families
To be responsible for the overall management of the service in relation to LAC and Child Protection (CP) Plan and contribute to the development of Council Policy, practice and services, efficiency, and effectiveness by developing working groups and training forums as required.
To monitor and evaluate the standards and effectiveness of service delivery and to provide regular reports and feedback.
Provide professional advice, guidance, and information.
Undertake visits to children’s Residential homes in line with relevant regulations as required.
To monitor the care plan/protection plan, ensuring that actions are carried out within timescales and outcomes are monitored and ensure the review takes place within statutory timescales.
- Degree approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
Experience: 2+ years working as an IRO.
Compliance: Up to date HCPC registration and DBS.
Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
Hours: 37 hours p/w.
Working with Seven Social Care:
Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.
Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified, and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work, and everything in between.