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Independent Reviewing Officer (IRO) – Looked after Children- Rochdale

A reputable organization is seeking a dedicated and dynamic individual to join our team as an Independent Reviewing Officer (IRO). The ideal candidate will possess extensive post-qualification experience in social work, with a strong preference for those who have held a senior social worker or Advanced Practitioner role.

Benefits of the role: 

  • Modern Office
  • Excellent rate of pay
  • Great Management Support
  • Hybrid working

Primary Responsibilities as a LAC IRO:

  • You Will Chair Looked After Child Review Meetings: As the IRO, you’ll preside over these critical gatherings. Your responsibility? Assess the child’s progress, evaluate their care plan, and ensure that decisions made during these reviews are effectively put into action.
  • You Will Monitor the Child’s Care Plan: Vigilance is key. You’ll keep a watchful eye on the child’s care plan, assessing its effectiveness and making adjustments as needed to meet the child’s current requirements.
  • You Will Advocate for the Child: The child’s voice matters, and you’ll amplify it. Advocacy is your superpower—ensuring that the local authority takes the child’s wishes and feelings seriously. Their well-being remains at the forefront.
  • You Will Inform the Child of Their Rights: Empowerment begins with knowledge. You’ll inform the child of their rights—the right to make applications to court (e.g., for sibling contact) and the right to raise complaints if necessary.

What we are looking for in a Qualified Social Worker: 

  • Social Work England registration
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Hold a full UK license
  • Post-qualified experience
  • Degree level or equivalent in Social Work 

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 £500 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us*

We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List. 
 
Emma Cousins 
01612387491 OR 07802625691

GH-22421 BH-182710

Independent Reviewing Officer (IRO) – Looked after Children- Rochdale

Job details
Sector: Childrens Social Work
Location: Rochdale
Salary: 40 - 40 phr
Type: Temporary/ locum
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Independent Reviewing Officer (IRO) – Looked after Children- Rochdale


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We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.

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