Locum IRO/CP Chair

Posted 15 June 2022
SalaryUp to £38.00 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameJordan Peat

Job description

London Borough of Southwark is looking for an Independent Reviewing Officer and Child Protection Chair to join their Quality Assurance Team.

This is a Locum Social Work role.

As an IRO, you will be passionate about improving the lives of vulnerable children and their families and will set high expectations for all professionals working with children.

You will act as an Independent Chairperson in Looked After Reviews overseeing the progression of timely and high quality plans for those children looked after by the local authority.

Benefits for you as an IRO/CP Chair:

  • Highly competitive pay rate of £38.00 per hour
  • Home and flexible working available
  • Easily accessible via car or public transport
  • "Good" Ofsted Inspection Result

Your responsibilities as an Independent Reviewing Officer & Child Protection Chair:

  • Involvement in LAC reviews and CP Conferences
  • Ability to provide knowledge and guidance to colleagues regarding LAC and CP proceedings
  • Legislation and Process knowledge
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children and therefore correctly advocate for them

Requirements of you as an IRO/CP Chair:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience of Quality Assurance, IRO or CP Chair Work
  • A valid UK driving licence and car is essential to this role

Location: Southwark, London

Umbrella pay rate: £38.00 per hour

PAYE payment options available also

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jordan Peat on 0118 948 5555 or email jpeat@charecruitment.com for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details.

If this role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!