Independent Reviewing Officer
Salary: £34,196.00 to
Closing Date: 12:00, 19 Dec
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
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
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.
for more information and how to apply