Independent Reviewing Officer

  • Location:

    Gateshead, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Social Work

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £196 - £252 per day

  • Contact:

    Nick Purdham

  • Contact email:

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    20/01/2020 15:39:16

Independent Reviewing Officer

Search Consultancy are currently working on an exciting vacancy for Gateshead Borough Council. We are looking for an experienced Independent Reviewing Officer (IRO) to work on a contract basis starting as soon as possible.

Pay rate: Up to £252 per day

Responsibilities of the role include:

* To act as lead officer in co-ordinating an effective inter-agency response to children in need including children in need of protection and children looked after
* To develop and ensure good consistent and effective practice, in line with statutory, departmental and inter-agency standards
* To chair meetings within the Integrated Children's System (i.e. Children in Need, Child Protection Conferences and Reviews and Looked After Children Reviews)

This role is subject to Social Work England, DBS and reference checks.

Why Search Consultancy Ltd?

Since our first office opened thirty years ago, we've built an enviable reputation for providing high quality recruitment service. The Health and Social Care division at Search Consultancy Ltd is one of the largest providers of temporary healthcare workers. Your dedicated consultant will provide advice and work with you to find the perfect job.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online or contact Nick Purdham at the Manchester office.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age