Independent Reviewing Officers - Oldham

  • Job Reference: MM - IRO Oldham
  • Date Posted: 5 February 2019
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: North West England
  • Salary: £34.00 to £35.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Social Work > Independent Reviewing Officer
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 03 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima's Social Work team are currently recruiting for Independent Reviewing Officers to fill a job role in Oldham.

The role will be based within Children Services, who are looking for Independent Reviewing Officers to start as soon as possible on a full-time basis. The pay rate for this role is up to £35, and the role will initially be a three-month contract, with the likelihood of extension.

Requirements and details of this vacancy:

We require an experienced IRO on a full time basis, working Monday to Friday, to provide independent scrutiny of Care Plans by chairing LAC Reviews, visiting children and young people who are Looked After, tracking progress of Care Plans between reviews and raising disputes regarding poor practice or planning as necessary.
The person needs to have had previous experience as a Senior Practitioner or Team Manager, working within the Safeguarding arena as well as within the Care Planning arena, with sound knowledge and skills in managing this complex and challenging area of work. IRO experience is preferable.
It is a very good and supportive team, with a strong commitment to improving practice and outcomes for children

Maxxima benefits:
*Dedicated and experienced consultants
*Excellent and highly competitive rates of pay
*Exclusive opportunities you won't find anywhere else
*Dedicated payroll consultant to ensure prompt payment
*Guidance and advice on CV and interview techniques
*Practical assistance with professional body registration
*A choice of PAYE, umbrella or LTD company payments
*Practical assistance with relocation, accommodation and DBS/CRB checks
*The security of working with a CCS supplier, established since 2001

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Reasonable adjustments:

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*The post qualification experience range stated is purely a guide. We will consider candidates that fall outside of this range if they can strongly demonstrate the required competencies.