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Independant Reviewing Officer

  • Job reference: MATIRORUT
  • Location: Rutland
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: I am currently recruiting for an Independent Reviewing Officer within Rutlands Childrens Services.

The position is for an initial 3 months ongoing and rates of pay are from £33+ per hour.

IRO's will contribute to the development and quality assurance of service standards for Looked After Children and children subject to Child Protection Plans.

Support the Head of Service and Safeguarding QA manager in maintaining systems
and processes that ensure reviews of Looked After Children and Child Protection
Conferences are completed within statutory timescales and to high standards.

The position is for an initial 3 months ongoing and rates of pay are from £33+ per hour.

Main Responsibilities:
1. To undertake the role of Independent Reviewing Officer in accordance with
statutory guidance and Rutland's Children Services quality standards.

2. To chair Child Protection Conferences ensuring that they meet defined quality
standards. Ensure that conferences and Looked After Children review meetings
are timely and conducted to a high standard. Ensure the effective participation of
children, young people, their parents and wider families.

3. To work in conjunction with operational managers and all other staff to ensure
that child protection and Looked After Children systems are fully and effectively
implemented within the service.

4. To represent Rutland's Children Social Care service with partner agencies to
enable effective inter agency working, collaboration and information exchange.

5. To contribute to the collation, analysis and production of service reports,
plans and other data reports as required, to influence service strategy, planning and
development in the delivery of services to children and families.

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Theo at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!