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Independent Reviewing Officer (IRO) – Oxford – Child Protection

Liquid Personnel is currently recruiting for an Independent Reviewing Officer to join Oxford Child Protection Team.

What’s in it for you as an Independent Reviewing Officer (IRO)?

  • Supportive team and management 
  • Progression opportunities
  • Excellent pay rates
  • Progression opportunities

Your main responsibilities as an Independent Reviewing Officer (IRO):

  • To convene and chair Looked After Children reviews and to chair Child Protection Conferences as required by the demands of the service.  To both reviews, and to monitor, a child’s case on an ongoing basis.
  • To carry out a range of quality assurance activities, including case auditing.
  • To investigate cases which are cause for concern, to include the chairing of disruption meetings, and to provide written reports on areas for concern, and guidance for future learning.
  • To provide a specialist consultancy and advice service to staff of the department and other agencies.

Further Requirements:

As an Independent Reviewing Officer, you will assure the quality of practice within the department.  To monitor the performance of the Local Authority’s function as a ‘corporate parent’ and identify and challenge areas of poor practice and recognise and promote best practice. You will monitor, facilitate, and promote strong inter-agency working, communication and multi-agency Care and Safety Planning.

What we are looking for in an Independent Reviewing Officer (IRO):

  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Hold a full UK licence
  • Post-qualified experience
  • Degree level or equivalent in Social Worker

Why work with Liquid?

  • 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 criminal justice knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of probation work positions across the UK

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“Refer a Friend” bonus – get £250 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*

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Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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Independent Reviewing Officer (IRO) – Oxford – Child Protection

Job details
Sector: Social work
Location: Oxford
Salary: £40.98 - £43.04 phr
Type: Temporary