Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 10 September 2017
Interview date: Friday 15 September 2017
Job description and how to apply: East Sussex Jobs – Independent Reviewing Officer
For an informal discussion, please contact Sue McGlynn, Operations Managers on 01323 466606.
About the Role
Are you an experienced Children’s Services Manager who is ready to join a high-performing and innovative Children’s Services Department?
Our Children’s Safeguarding Unit is looking for Independent Reviewing Officer/Child Protection Advisors to chair Child Protection Conferences and statutory review meetings for Looked After Children. The role provides a high level of quality assurance in respect of the formulation and implementation of outcome focussed children’s plans. A commitment to promoting the participation of children, young people and their families in all aspects of the assessment, reviewing and planning process underpins our approach.
Thanks to our talented workforce and experienced managers, we have created a strong, effective service and are rated as one of the top performing authorities in the South. As a result, we have won two Local Government Chronicle Awards for services to children and business transformation around the early help agenda.
This is a great time to come on board at East Sussex as we face exciting times for the profession and will be working closely with colleagues from a variety of organisations as we enter a new era of multi-agency working.
Motivated to improve outcomes for children
We are looking for highly-motivated social work qualified professional who understand how to improve outcomes for children and have a proven track record in statutory children’s services.
You will be an experienced manager with strong management and leadership skills.
Your practice must be evidence-based and you must be up-to-date on current theories and research. You will receive individualised support through a range of training and development opportunities to enable you to succeed in this role and to develop your career.
More details including job description and how to apply here
If you think you would fit the bill, please apply now.