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Independent Reviewing Officer

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  • Job reference: HQ00092438
    Up to £37.00 per hour
    Independent Reviewing Officer


    Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced Independent Reviewing Officer to work in Bradford on a full-time basis. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in children's services and be registered with the HCPC.

    The pay rate for this locum Independent Reviewing Officer job is £37 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

    Job Description:
    - 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 considered 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.
    - Ensure that there is appropriate preparation for LAC reviews and to follow up any concerns regarding Bradford MDC as a Corporate Parent.
    - To liaise with operational staff across agencies to ensure the effectiveness of the Review and Care Planning process
    - To produce a timely, outcome focused report after each review that clearly sets out how the care plan is being implemented, the actions that are required to meet the child's Care needs. Plans should be SMART
    - To contribute to the evaluation of and monitoring of standards of practice and to fulfil a quality assurance and audit role in services for looked after children

    Requirements of the Independent Reviewing Officer:
    - Degree or equivalent in social work
    - Current HCPC registration
    - Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services

    This Independent Reviewing Officer job is advertised by Giorgio Dimuccio; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

    Reasonable Adjustments:
    If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.