Independent Reviewing Officer
Medicare First
Newcastle upon Tyne, GB
18d ago

Job Description

Medicare First is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated advanced Independent Reviewing Officer to work full time working within a team based in Newcastle.

The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in children's services and be registered with the HCPC.

The pay rate for this locum social worker job is £31 - £32per hour and is an initial 3 month contract.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working within any of the following teams :

  • Child Protection
  • Looked After Children Teams
  • Residential Settings
  • In order to apply for this role you must have the following :

  • Post qualified experience of managing or supervising i.e. team manager or practice teaching
  • In depth knowledge of CP and LAC statutory requirements
  • Chair and review multi agency meetings
  • Diffuse disruptive behaviour & difficult situations
  • Updated childcare legislation knowledge & local authority requirements
  • Deliver business plan's in connection with work you are leading on
  • Your key responsibilities will be as following :

  • Single Assessments
  • Section 47's
  • Child Protection Visits
  • Managing a large case load
  • Writing reports for a variety of audiences
  • Court work
  • Writing Court Reports
  • Attending LAC Reviews
  • Attending Children in Need Meetings
  • In order to be liable for this role you must have the following :

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligibility to work within the UK
  • BA / MA / BSc / MSc Social Work, CQSW, DipSW, CSS or CCETSW approved equivalent).
  • It is also essential that you be registered with the HCPC.
  • Experience must have been gained post qualifying sufficient in order to settle quickly into this position.
  • Reference Details to cover employment for the previous 5 year work history
  • DBS on the update service or happy to process a new one
  • Benefits of working with Medicare First :

  • Your own personal consultant
  • Regularly meetings and visits with your consultant
  • Quick and Easy Registration Process
  • An excellent referral scheme of £250 for each successfully placed referral
  • If this sounds like a role for you then please

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