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Independent Reviewing Officer - Fostering Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Children In Need
Social Worker
North West
£35 per hour
Job Ref:

Independent Reviewing Officer - Fostering Team - Tameside - £35 per hour

A new opportunity has arisen for a post within the Fostering Team for a Reviewing Officer in Tameside.  

The role will require the candidate to chair Tameside foster carers’ annual reviews meetings, providing independent oversight and quality assurance of Tameside foster carers who look after children and young people under Fostering Regulations. As well as carry out the role of Panel Adviser under Fostering Regulations and to ensure that statutory obligations and directorate procedures are met and followed. 

The ideal candidate must be a qualified social worker with experience.

Benefits as an IRO:

  • IRO experience 
  • Supportive Working Environment 
  • Mileage Expenses 
  • Excellent Rate of Pay 
  • CV Enhancement 

Responsibilities as a Independent Reviewing Officer:

  • Consulting with children, chairing review meetings, attending and chairing any meeting in conjunction with the review of a child's case and occasionally chairing other meetings within the Safeguarding Unit
  • Monitor the Local Authority's performance in relation to a child's case, checking that the agreed actions are being implemented and in so doing, ensuring that the Local Authority fulfils its duties as a Corporate Parent.
  • Work effectively in partnership with personnel within the Local Authority, key partner agencies, children and young people, their parents and their carers to ensure the coordination and delivery of integrated services which comply with relevant legislation, best practice and promote user centred services

As a Independent Reviewing Officer you will:

  • Be a qualified Social Worker
  • Hold HCPC registration
  • Have previous post-qualified experience

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • New ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly 
  • Twice weekly payroll 
  • Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with “My Liquid Rewards”
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies  
  • 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 *

For more information please contact

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 scheme

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6976
Contact: Austin Stones

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