NIROMP Strategic Priorities and Vision 2019-22 out for consultation

Source:  National IRO Managers Partnership (NIROMP). Published on: 9th February 2019 NIROMP's draft Strategic Priorities  is now out for public consultation. The consultation is open until 28 February 2019. The NIROMP regional leads approved publication of the Draft Strategic Priorities & Vision 2019-2022 document at a meeting held at the Department for Education on 28th January. The draft plan has... Continue Reading →

Featured Job: Independent Reviewing Officer – Bradford

Great news from Jim Hopkinson Deputy Director Children's Social Care, Bradford Children's Services Job details Department of Children’s Services Safeguarding & Reviewing Unit Role: Independent Reviewing Officer Closing Date: 30th April 2018 Job Profile:  Independent Reviewing Officer JP.doc Salary: PO4  £36,379 - £39,177 pa Hours of work: 1 x 22 hours per week Based at: Margaret McMillan Tower, Princess Way, Bradford, BD1... Continue Reading →

Featured Job Vacancies: Independent Reviewing Officer – Coventry City Council

Job Number: B&H02433 Contract Type: Full-time permanent Job details: Job Description and Person Specification - word Salary: £41,025 - £46,257 per annum Closing Date: 30 Apr 2018 Advert introduction Coventry City Council are looking to recruit Independent Reviewing Officers to play a crucial role in promoting best outcomes for Children Looked After (including Short Breaks) and those... Continue Reading →

Celebrating the rights of children in care #CareDay18

Guest post by Amy Woodworth - Policy and Campaigns Officer at Become Celebrating the rights of children in care This Care Day, Friday 16 February, is an opportunity to reflect on the rights of each child, and how we all work to defend and enhance them. We know that unfortunately, children in care do not always have... Continue Reading →

#CareCrisisReview – online survey closes Sunday 11 February 2018

Family Rights Group is facilitating a sector-led Care Crisis Review which: is examining the reasons for the record number of care order applications and high numbers of children in care; aims to identify specific changes that can safely reduce the number of care cases coming before the family court and avert the need for children... Continue Reading →

Call to action – kinship carers hit by the new child tax credit limit

Family Rights Group Petition: Exempt kinship care households from the 2 child restriction on child tax credit There are around 200,000 children being raised by kinship carers across the UK. Kinship carers are grandparents, older siblings and other relatives and friends who step in to care for children, many of whom would otherwise be in the... Continue Reading →

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