NIROMP represents IROs and managers of IROs across England. Our regional networks span the nine government area regions of England. All local authorities have a duty to appoint an IRO to every child in care. The role of the IRO is prescribed in law.
Practising IROs and those who manage IROs can register interest in joining our Communities of Practice: HERE
A message from Sharon Martin, Chair of the National IRO Managers Partnership (NIROMP).
See our Strategic Vision and Priorities 2019 – 2022
Here you’ll find a youth friendly version of our Strategic vision and Priorities document.
We have a strong network of IRO manager groups and IRO groups operating across the nine government region areas of England.
Feel free to download and adapt any of the resources on this page.
We believe in the power of connection and collaboration and share a common goal to create positive change together.
Practical resources, such as templates, tools and practice guidance which will be of interest to anyone working in the family justice system.
NIROMP actions, learning and support resources focused on anti-racism and activism.
We are not NAIRO
NAIRO is a fee paying membership group for IROs & non IROs. It’s Trustees and chairs do not manage or lead IROs. NIROMP is not affiliated with NAIRO.
The Black Care Directory is a Consortium of Black Owned Businesseswith Products and Services to help Foster Carers and Adopters, care for the Black Children or Young People they Foster and Adopt.
A collaboration between: the Care Experience Conference team; The Care Leavers Association; the National IRO Manager Partnership (NIROMP) & the wider care experienced community.
Advocacy and for Young People
If a young person thinks that they’re not getting what they’re entitled to, or that they are not being listened to, they can ask for an advocate to help them put their views across.
We aim to keep up-to-date with the latest guidance and research relevant to practice. Head to our ‘News’ page to see our most recent posts.
This brief paper proposes increased dailogue between ADCS, LGA, Ofsted, DfE, and NIROMP, to consider how the role of IROs can be put to best effect.
A seven-part series of interviews by Sharon Martin, NIROMP Chair on IRO work to secure better outcomes for children in care. Sharon in conversation with Chris Brunstrom, IRO.
Messages from Care & the Care Sector
These messages from care and the care sector summarise the key messages that informed NIROMP’s ambitions.
Keynote to Scotland’s National Conference
Keynote speech by Sharon Martin, chair of NIROMP to Scotlands first Reviewing Officer conference.
A guide to ensure that these statutory requirements are in place.
Our library contains a range of articles which are free to download. However the most up-to-date articles are shared via News posts. You can subscribe to our website for email notifications of the latest news.
How a child’s IRO can make a difference
This page includes examples of how IROs can #BeTheDifference. Examples include the use of IRO challenge.
We are not NAIRO we are NIROMP
NIROMP and NAIRO are not affiliated. NAIRO’s Trustees and chairs do not hold management or leadership responsibilities for IROs and not all are practicing IROs.
Learn more about our activities and contribution to statutory guidance and policy work.
A selection of articles and posts of interest to parents and carers.
Videos from past learning events
A selection of videos from past learning events.
A collation of resources and organisations developed by and for care experienced people.
Independent review of children’s social care
About the Independent review of children social care in England and how to get involved.
A selection of photos from our various meetings and events!