Independent Reviewing Officer, Children's Social Care - Rotherham, Sou

Rotherham Children's Services
Yorkshire and the Humber
47108.00 GBP Annual + plus a range of excellent benefits
05 Jun 2017
20 Jun 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Independent Reviewing Officer, Children's Social Care - Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, Children and Young People's Services

Salary details: Up to GBP47,108 (includes basic salary of GBP43,821 + an annual retention payment of GBP3,287) & excellent benefits

Rotherham Borough Council is committed to ensuring that it's looked after children receive the best possible care and support. In line with that commitment, we are seeking to build an outstanding team of motivated and effective social work professionals to carry out the Independent Reviewing function. As an Independent Reviewing Officer, you will have a key role in understanding the experience of children in the borough, evaluating the extent to which corporate parenting functions are carried out to a good standard, as well as having a duty to work with colleagues to influence and improve the experience of children in care where this is needed. This is an exciting opportunity to have real impact in the lives of our most vulnerable children as well as influencing and shaping service delivery in Rotherham.

You will be an experienced qualified Social Worker, HCPC registered and will have worked at a Senior Social Worker or Team Manager level, with significant post-qualifying experience in a statutory children's setting. The post holder will have excellent communication skills, both with carers, professionals across the multi-agency spectrum and in particular, with children of different ages and abilities.

You will be a committed, self-motivated and confident Social Work practitioner with the ability to engage in a process of continuous learning. The successful candidate will have significant post qualification experience to a Senior Social Worker or Team Manager level in a statutory children's setting.

For more information regarding these vacancies or to have an informal discussion, please contact Rebecca Wall or Sean Segal (Operations Managers) on .

Please note that short-listing for these posts will be week commencing 26 th June and interviews will take place in the week commencing: 3 rd July 2017.