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Independent Reviewing Officer / Child Protection Chair

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection
North West
Wigan, Greater Manchester
£55 to £55 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £55 per hour
Job Ref:

Independent Reviewing Officer - IRO - Child Protection Chair - Wigan - £55 per hour

Liquid Personnel is currently looking for an Independent Reviewing Officer/ Child Protection Chair, to join our client in Wigan.

As a successful Independent Reviewing Officer/ Child Protection Chair, you will require excellent verbal and written communication skills, and will need to be insightful, skilled, and passionate about working with children and young people of all ages and developmental abilities.

As an IRO, you will help engage children with planning for their lives and achieve best outcomes with them.

As an Independent Reviewing Officer, you will benefit from:

* Excellent rate of pay
* Long term contracts available
* Flexible working from home
* Regular Support Supervision
* Good admin support for setting up meetings

What will you be doing as an Independent Reviewing Officer?

* Independently chair child protection conferences and/or the statutory reviews of children looked after ensuring that plans are in place that are robust, achievable and regularly reviewed.
* Work closely with the Social Workers and Team Managers across Children and Families teams and strengthen existing team of Independent Reviewing Officers by ensuring that the plans for children fully reflect each child's needs.
* Ensure that all planning processes meet regulatory requirements and reflect best practice to maintain a focus on achieving best outcomes for the child.
* Provide robust oversight of the progression of Children's plans and where there are blocks provide robust and authoritative communication and escalation processes to negotiate within the authority up to the highest level to seek resolution and outcomes required for the child

Essential requirements of this Independent Reviewing Officer role:

* Qualified Social Worker, with post qualified experience in Children's Services
* Social Work England registered
* Previous experience as an Independent Reviewing Officer
* The legal right to work in the UK

Why Liquid Personnel?

* New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid more quickly
* Twice weekly payroll
* Free DBS and compliance service
* Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
* Free access to Liquid's exclusive social work training and CPD portal
* Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
* Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
* "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
* "Find your own job" bonus - get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes.


Contact Details:
Tel: 01612387491
Contact: Emma Cousins

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