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Independant Reviewing Officer

  • Job reference: DH1109
  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Medway council are recruiting for an IRO on a permanent basis

To ensure the provision of an efficient service to children and young people in need of protection and children and young people looked after by Medway Council.

To ensure efficient and effective inter-agency working in respect of the child protection system and of services to children looked after.

To constructively challenge actions and interventions that are not delivering the required outcomes for children and young people.

To comply with statutory guidance by providing independent reviews of looked after children.

To contribute to quality assurance measures and performance management systems to maintain and promote high practice standards.

To chair complex case conferences/review meetings effectively, facilitating the full participation of professionals, parents and children and young people, and ensuring the views of children and young people are heard and given due attention.

if you are interested in this role please email me your CV to or call 01772 208964