I am looking for an experienced IRO for a Greater Manchester authority.
The Independent Reviewing and Conferencing Team require a full-time qualified Social Worker, to fulfil a temporary vacancy within the Team.
Please note that it is a joint role of Independent Reviewing Officer (IRO) and Child Protection Conference Chair (CPCC) which the caseload would reflect.
Candidates will need to have minimum of 5 years post qualification Social Work experience within childcare settings and prior IRO/ CPCC experience would be a clear advantage.
Essential to the role:
- Understanding of legislation for Children in Need; Children subject to child protection plans; Pathway plans and children Looked After
- Evidence of preparing, producing, implementing, and evaluating plans with individual Children, families, carers, and professional colleagues
- Experience of leading, chairing, recording, and facilitating meetings
- Ability to relate easily to and support children and young people to participate in their Review meetings.
For a full list of experience and duties please apply for the full Job Description
Interviews for successful candidates will take place virtually due to the current COVID 19 crisis