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Independent Reviewing Officer, IRO, Lewisham

  • Job reference: iro2209lewisham
  • Location: Lewisham, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Independent Reviewing Officer, IRO, Lewisham

We are currently seeking an Independent Reviewing Officer in Lewisham, South East London.

The role is to start ASAP on a 3-month rolling contract. There is also a chance of an even further extension.

Requirements for this role:
*Qualified Social worker
*SW England Registration
*Previous IRO experience

Duties will include but are not limited to:
*To chair looked after children reviews. To provide specialist consultation and quality assurance
*To be responsible for making recommendation at reviews ensuring that there is a framework for reviewing compliance with the plans made
*To ensure that children/young people are consulted and participate in their conferences, and that their children's rights are adequately addressed To promote high quality service delivery and customer care
*To provide a quality assurance function to ensure that plans are progressed, to monitor and provide feedback to senior managers to assist with service development.
*To challenge service decisions where necessary to fulfil an agreed care plan and to use statutory powers to escalate to senior management and external bodies where appropriate.

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including -
*A specialist consultant specific to you with a wide range of social work knowledge
*Excellent and competitive rates of pay
*An extensive range of exclusive Social Work vacancies available throughout the UK
*Expert payroll service processed twice per week
*Frequent job updates sent to you exclusively to meet your requirements
*£250 bonus offered for referring a friend to any job role
*Loyalty Bonus Scheme granting access to our rewards website which includes free gifts such as televisions, mobile phones and more

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know anyone who would be ideal for this role, you will receive £250 for your referral once their probationary period has been completed!

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Nosheen at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964, or email