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Job title:
Independent Reviewing Officer
Job reference:
People's Services
SCP 36 to 38
From: 38,813 To: 40,760 per annum
37 hours per week
Closing date:


St Helen's is looking to recruit to an IRO position within the Safeguarding Children Unit. The successful candidate will have a passion and commitment to improve outcomes for children and drive good practice.

The unit is a source of expertise for Safeguarding and Looked After Children, you will be involved in giving advice to other professionals, service development and quality assurance.

With a minimum of three years' post qualifying experience, experience of chairing meetings and a commitment to delivering high quality services for children, you will have excellent communication skills, and experience of IT systems. In return you will work in a supportive team, receive regular supervision and be encouraged to develop your professional expertise.

If you would like to discuss the position or obtain further information, please contact Katherine Appleton, Head of Safeguarding on 01744 671210.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure and HCPC Registration.

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