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Independent Reviewing Officer

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Salary details
Grade 13 £39,867 - £43,282 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
20 January 2019
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An Independent Reviewing Officer post has become vacant in Derbyshire, to join an established team of IRO’s. This is a key role in quality assuring the plans and interventions for children looked after.

Derbyshire established their Independent Reviewing Officer (IRO) service in 1999 and the team was greatly expanded in 2012.  

These are exciting times as Derbyshire continues its commitment and investment in social work.

The current team work flexibly without a team base, and have regular access to training through the regional development days, team meetings and other local opportunities.

The IRO service benefits from the involvement of a well- resourced Virtual school, specialist health support, and locality children in care teams and the opportunity to continue supporting the young people through to adult life.

In addition to these excellent developments we offer the opportunity to live and work in an area of outstanding natural beauty which includes the Peak District National Park, Chatsworth House, the rolling Derbyshire Dales and the beautiful towns of Bakewell, Ashbourne and Matlock. Derbyshire is also in a unique position placed in close proximity to the major cities of Manchester, Sheffield, Nottingham and Derby.

Applicants must be registered with the Health and Social Care Professions Council as a Social Worker and are required to have management experience. If you require more details please contact Kathy Bambridge on 0777 5703161.

Provisional Interview Date 4 February 2019