Independent Review Officer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Public Sector

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  • Salary:

    £40 - £42 per hour + DOE

  • Contact:

    Isabelle Hatton

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  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Isabelle Hatton

Role: Independent Review Officer

Rate: £40 - £42 p/h

Contract: 6-month minimum (view to extend)

Working Style: Fully Remote


To convene and chair Looked After Children reviews and to chair Child Protection Conferences as required by the demands of the service. To both review, and to monitor, a child's case on an ongoing basis

To ensure 'best practice', rigour and outstanding care and safety planning for Oxfordshire children.

To assure the quality of practice within the department. To monitor the performance of the Local Authority's function as a 'corporate' parent and identify and challenge areas of poor practice, and recognise and promote best practice.

To monitor, facilitate and promote strong inter-agency working, communication and multi-agency Care and Safety Planning.

To manage administrative and information processes and personnel as required.


DBS Check or on the Update Service

Previous IRO or CP Chairing Experience within a Local Authority

Social Work Qualification with registration to SWE