Reviewing Officer roles

Reviewing Officer (CLA)
Salary from £44,751 to £49,452

Conference Reviewing Officer (CP)
Salary from £44,751 to £49,452

Contract: Permanent
Hours: 36 per week
Role profile

We have two exciting opportunities available in the Conference and Review Team – Independent Reviewing Officer (IRO) and a Conference Reviewing Officer (CPO).

We are shaping an innovative and exciting way to deliver reviewing services by collaborating with children and young people to  ensure that care planning (and reviews) are child-centred and support them in achieving their full potential.

We expect Reviewing Officers to be flexible and  have meaningful working relationships with children and young people by encouraging them to participate and lead on how they wish to experience their reviews.

Ideally, we are seeking Team Managers or Deputy Team Managers with sound social work management skills or an exceptional senior Social Worker with at least 4 years’ social work experience to join the team.

If you are committed to developing your potential, we are committed to investing in your career.

In Barnet we recognise that investing in our staff through a comprehensive workforce development programme is key to delivery of excellent services to our children and young people. We have established the Barnet Children’s Practice Academy which facilitates a role specific and developmental training offer and our strong links with Universities, Research in Practice, The Institute of Family Therapy create opportunities for academic training that supports service delivery. Barnet is also part of the North London Teaching Partnership.

These collaborative partnerships have led to the development of an excellent ASYE programme and post-graduate training opportunities including a 5-year rolling programme offering our front line social work staff opportunities to complete a Post-Graduate Certificate in Systemic Practice.

Under the guidance of an experienced Team Manager and working alongside integrated Clinical Practitioners, Practice Development Workers and a range of co-located multi-agency partners you will be supported to develop and refine your knowledge, skills and expertise enabling you to provide excellent services to children, young people and their families and to progress your career.

So, if you want to be challenged and engaged in helping children and families bounce back from adversity, consider yourself to be professionally curious and dynamic practitioner who can thrive in a fast paced and high energy service, then Barnet is for you. It is an exciting place to work, where at the heart of our Family Friendly vision is helping families, children and young people to become resilient so they can thrive and achieve. We call that bouncebackability.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate engagement with children and families in their assessments and plans in innovative ways, and have a passion for delivery of high quality services and interventions to vulnerable children and families in partnership with a wide range of agencies and organisations. You will possess in-depth knowledge and understanding of the legislative framework and polices in relation to safeguarding children, be able to provide evidence of your excellent written and oral communication skills, demonstrate your impact on families in achieving positive outcomes for children and influence the professional networks that you work with.

In addition to excellent development and career opportunities we have generous employee benefits.

Our staff are dynamic, committed, motivated and enthusiastic individuals who want to achieve the best possible outcomes for children and families in Barnet. If you have the skills and qualities to join our team, please send us your personal statement and CV, we look forward to meeting you.

Closing date: 8 July 2018


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