DBR30796 Independent Reviewing Officer MM2

Local Government, Public Sector

Our local authority client in North East London is recruiting a Independent Reviewing Officer: To comply with statutory guidance by providing independent chairing of child protection conferences and reviews of looked after children, and to chair complex strategy meetings:

To carry out quality assurance monitoring, report findings and make recommendations about the practice improvements required. To act as consultant to managers, social work staff and other agencies about policy, procedure and practice relating to Child Protection/safeguarding and Children Looked Afters:

Qualification – Essential

GCSE Grade A-C (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics
Social Work qualification (degree of equivalent) which with substantial post qualifying experience in children’s social work
Registration as a Social Worker by the General Social Care Council
Advanced post qualifying training in children’s social work
Clean driving licence – Working as a mobile worker
Advanced – Microsoft; Word, PowerPoint, – Excel & Outlook – Essential

Skills, Abilities & Experience – Essential

Sound knowledge of legislation and DfE guidance in respect of child protection and looked after children
Proven knowledge and understanding of the practical implications of promoting the participation of children and young people
Experience of chairing multi –agency meetings sensitively and effectively
Able to demonstrate understanding of issues relating to evaluating practice as part of a quality assurance role
Ability to communicate and work with other professionals and agencies
Experience as a team manager is children’s social work
Proven ability to use management information to analyse and plan services
Advanced ITC skills and be able to use modern IT systems eg for client data storage and recording
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience of chairing LAC reviews and CP conferences
Able to provide Five Years of references – essential
Enhanced DBS on the update system – essential
To apply for this role, candidates require a full work history with no unexplained gaps
Diamond Blaque is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Diamond Blaque is acting as an Employment Agency for this vacancy

Ref: DBR03796
Job Title: Independent Reviewing Officer r
Salary: £31.77.00– Per hour-Inside IR35
Location: North East London
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Duration: Minimum of 3 months – Extension on Performance

To apply for this job email your details to info@diamondblaquee.com.