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Independent Reviewing Officer | IRO posted by Randstad Care

Full Time
£31 - £32 / hour

Job Description

Are you a committed Independent Reviewing Officer?

Do you have a passion for providing first-class care support in Children's Services?

We have an excellent Locum Independent Reviewing Officer opportunity available in the Lancashire, Preston area… Please note that this post is Agile Working.


  • Dedicated consultant - one point of contact
  • Keep your CPD/training up to date by accessing our e-learning online portal
  • Weekly payroll
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Working with a top local authority
  • Weekly mailers keeping you up to date with locum posts within your locality
  • Receive up to £300 for referring a friend or colleague (T&C's apply)


  • The Independent Reviewing Officer will chair both Child Protection Conferences and Looked After Children Review's
  • Complete Reg 44 visits to Children's homes and support the development of quality services for all young people in the area.
  • The role will support the independent nature of the reviewing service, support families facing change and most importantly act as an advocate and work for better outcomes for young people.

To be considered for the IRO role...ideally, you will have:

  • BSc Social Work or equivalent
  • HCPC registration
  • Experience of chairing child protection conferences
  • Experience of chairing Looked after Children reviews
  • In-depth knowledge legal frameworks with associated statutory legislation and statutory guidance
  • Ensure that the voice of the child remains central to care planning
  • Experience in developing learning and improving social work practice through the completion of quality assurance audits
  • Ability to challenge when progress of planning is not improving outcomes for children
  • Ability to promote partnership working to improve the lived experience of the child
  • Ability to meet deadlines and adhere to performance indicators

To avoid missing out on this fantastic opportunity please apply today...Or for more information or a confidential discussion please call Lynne Thomson @ QSW Hub [Click here to apply]

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

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