Current Vacancies

Independent Reviewing Officer

Ref: HRA10608/5592

Salary: £34,196.00 to £37,858.00

Closing Date: 12:00, 19 Dec 2016

It's an exciting time in Children and Young People Services as we continue to make solid progress towards our aims of achieving quality, supporting families and effectively managing risk.

We are now at the stage where we are ready to undertake a further step-change and equip our whole service to embed quality assurance throughout its everyday activity. We have established a Performance, Quality and Practice Development team who will work closely with our Independent Reviewing Officers to drive this forward.

We are currently looking for one permanent Independent Reviewing Officer. Applicants must have at least 3 years post qualification and local government experience of working with families. Applicants are also required to have substantial post qualification practice to include working in child protection and the court arena, as well as significant experience of chairing meetings of a challenging nature.

We can offer secure employment with a very competitive salary and generous terms and conditions including 24 days annual leave (rising to 31 days after 5 years continuous service) plus 2 extra days at Christmas, pension scheme, sick pay scheme and discounted gym membership. We also have a Health and Well-being Group with a staff lottery and associated discounts.

Please note that applicants must possess a relevant qualification in Social Work and be registered with the Care Council for Wales.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Welsh language skills are not necessary.

The recruitment process for this post will be underpinned by rigorous safer recruitment assessment to ensure that children and young people are protected. This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure (Child).

If you would like to speak to someone about this exciting role, please contact Julie Thomas, HR Officer on 01639 763398.

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