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Independent Reviewing Officer

Social Care

Children's Services

Bolton Council

Salary:                   Grade J 38,890 – 42,821 per annum
Hours:                    37 hours
Contract:               Permanent

The Independent Reviewing Officer will have duties regarding the oversight of Care Planning within both Child Protection and Children Looked After areas of work. This includes the Chairing of Child Looked After Reviews and Child Protection Case Conferences. They also have duties to monitor casework across the service and quality assure the work being undertaken by the Department and where appropriate to critically challenge, to ensure the service works in the best interests of the children and young people involved.

You will be an experienced Social Worker with broad and detailed knowledge regarding both fields of child protection and children looked after and be experienced and confident in chairing meetings and care planning. You must have a clear understanding of multi-agency working in partnership and be focused on ensuring timely and good quality services are being provided to the children and young people you are working with. We are seeking somebody with energy, drive and commitment to support the children of Bolton.

For the successful applicant the offer is regular supervision, a supportive team around you and a service promoting agile working in order to work in the most efficient and effective way for the service and for yourself. It is a positive ‘can do’ environment where there a willingness to engage in developing and improve the service that the Department provides for the children and families we support. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A DBS check is therefore required for this post.

This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as per the person specification.

This organisation has signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment. That means we will recognise your continuous or ‘unbroken’ service in any Greater Manchester local authority or NHS organisation, Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service or Greater Manchester Combined Authority, giving you access to our service-related benefits.

To see if you are suited to this role, please review the job description.  Job Description.docx

BN DBS.pdf
BN Right to Work.docx
BN Privacy Notice.docx
BN VB Framework.pdf

salary from

£38,890.00

contract

permanent

working hours

full time

application deadline

12 00 pm

8th Mar 2021

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