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Independent Reviewing Officer - Looked After Children Reviews

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children, Leaving Care
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker, Team Manager, IRO
£37.75 per hour
Job Ref:

Independent Reviewing Officer - Looked After Children Reviews - Bradford - £37.35 per hour

A vacancy for an Independent Reviewing Officer has become available in Bradford. In this role as an LAC IRO, you will monitor cases and the local authority's implementation of all plans for looked after children. You will also make sure safeguarding and looked after systems are effectively implemented. 

Benefits of this role:

  • Great authority with fantastic management below 
  • great pay rate
  • good location for surrounding areas
  • long contracts 

Responsibilities as an Independent Reviewing Officer:

  • Consulting with children
  • Ensuring that the voice of the child remains central to care planning
  • Challenging the progress of planning when it is not improving outcomes for children
  • Promoting partnership working to improve the lived experience of the child
  • 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
  • Working effectively in partnership with personnel within the local authority, key partner agencies, children and young people, their parents and their carers 
  • Ensuring the coordination and delivery of integrated services which comply with relevant legislation

You will have:

  • A social work qualification 
  • HCPC registration
  • IRO experience
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

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  
  • 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 2356953
Contact: Lauren Machen

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