Independent Reviewing Officer
Salary of up to &163;48,176 &43; &163;4,000 market premia &43; &163;3,000 retention payment paid annually after 1 years’ service. MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB To ensure the provision of an efficient service to children and young people in need of protection. To ensure efficient and effective inter-agency working in respect of the child protection system and of services to children looked after. To constructively challenge actions and interventions that are not delivering the required outcomes for children and young people. To comply with statutory guidance by providing independent reviews of looked after children. To contribute to quality assurance measures and performance management systems to maintain and promote high practice standards. To chair complex case conferences/review meetings effectively, facilitating the full participation of professionals, parents and children and young people, and ensuring the views of children and young people are heard and given due attention. ACCOUNTABILITIES TO CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE Be a good listener Be non-judgemental Be consistent and Stable Be contactable Understand me Be honest Be Focused Be realistic Be a good timekeeper Be resourceful in your approach Be ambitious for young people and promote others to share the same drive. Champion Children and Young People’s views and rights in everything you do. Ensure Children and Young People’s voices are listened to and acted upon. 'Do what you say and say what you do’.