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IRO - Children's Safeguarding

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Children In Need
Senior Social Worker, Team Manager
North West
£34 per hour
Job Ref:

IRO - Children's Safeguarding - Blackpool - £34p/h

Blackpool's children's services are currently in need of an independent reviewing officer to review the current care plans and assessments from their children's safeguarding team. All applicants must have significant previous experience of an IRO role or as a safeguarding chair. 

Benefits of this IRO role:

  • CV enhancement  
  • Very supportive management  
  • Mileage expenses  

Responsibilities as a Children's Independent Reviewing Officer:

  • Consulting with children
  • Chairing review meetings
  • Attending and chairing any meeting in conjunction with the review of a child's case
  • Occasionally chairing other meetings within the safeguarding unit
  • Monitoring the local authority's performance in relation to a child's case
  • Checking that the agreed actions are being implemented
  • Working effectively in partnership with personnel within the local authority, key partner agencies, children and young people, their parents and their carers
  • Complying with relevant legislation

Essential requirements:

  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • A social work qualification
  • Previous experience as an IRO/children's safeguarding chair
  • A full UK license holder
  • HCPC registration

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 schemes.

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

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