Independent Reviewing Officer
Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
- £ 37.35 - 37.35 Per hour
- Full time
- Job level
- Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Manager, Qualified (non-manager)
- 28 Jul 2020
- 25 Aug 2020
Seven Social Care are looking for a temporary Independent Reviewing Officer to work in Bradford. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying £37.35 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company).
To co-ordinate and chair looked after children's reviews within statutory timescales placing the child at the centre of the reviewing process ensuring their thoughts and feelings are taken into account in the planning process.
To review and monitor the effectiveness of care plans for looked after children. To ensure that Care plans are promptly implemented, that agreed actions are being progressed and that there is no drift in permanency planning.
To ensure that there is appropriate preparation for LAC reviews and to follow up any concerns regarding Bradford MDC as a Corporate Parent.
To monitor the Local Authority's review of looked after children's care plans, ensuring that actions required to implement the care plan are progressed and carried out in a timely manner and that outcomes are monitored.
To endorse care plans, make and record recommendations and actions that are required to meet the reviewed child's needs, achieving timely outcomes.
To make recommendations about discontinuing the child protection plans for children subject to such plans who become looked after.
To refer to relevant Senior Managers cases and practice that are not addressing the care plan and to implement guidance and procedure for the referral to CAFCASS where the criteria for doing so is met.
To meet with children to ascertain their wishes and feelings and ensure that this are considered within the planning and review process.
* Qualifications: N/A.
* Experience: 2+ years working as an IRO.
* Compliance: Up to date SWE registration and DBS.
* Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
* Hours: 37 hours p/w.
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