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Locum IRO/CP Chair - Part Time

An independent, not-for-profit company in Berkshire is looking for a Part Time Independent Reviewing Officer and Child Protection Chair to join their Quality Assurance Service.

This is a Part Time Locum Social Work role.

To meet requirements of the Child Protection Conferencing and Looked After Reviewing processes in compliance with legislation, guidance and internal policies and procedures and to lead on specialist and quality assurance aspects of the safeguarding process for children in need and in care, in order to ensure that these functions are implemented effectively and to fulfil statutory duties.

Benefits for you as an IRO/CP Chair:

  • Highly competitive pay rate of 43.00p/h

  • Home and flexible working available

  • Part Time - 3 days a week

Your responsibilities as an IRO/CP Chair:

  • Experience as a manager within a statutory children's social care service.

  • Extensive experience of chairing strategy meetings and other complex meetings, in order to achieve improved outcomes for children.

  • Commitment to contributing to the development of high performing children's services.

  • Ability to maintain outcome focussed management strategies and interventions to ensure that children and young people in Reading are safeguarded.

  • Demonstrable ability to assess and analyse complex cases, and to communicate this effectively, in verbal and written forms, including providing reports to the LSCB.

  • To lead with authority, to ensure that there is a focus on the protection of children and a fair and reasonable analysis of the risk presented by people working with children.

  • Ability to work across organisational and multi-agency boundaries to influence, develop and deliver effective services.

  • Skills and abilities to lead a team of staff including the development and maintenance of clear performance and quality standards.

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 Management, QA, IRO, CP Chair

  • A valid UK driving licence and car is essential to this role

Location: Berkshire

Umbrella pay rate: £43.00 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 for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details.

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