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Portsmouth City Council

Independent reviewing officer

Part time, permanent
£49,497 to £53,658 per annum full time, pro-rata for part time
Closing Date: 14/07/2024

The service

The Children and Families Service Quality Team provide support, scrutiny and oversight for our children on child protection plans and the children we care for. We are embarking on the next stage of our ambitious and innovative 'Stronger Futures' strategy to transform the way we deliver the best outcomes with local families, by continuing to improve towards 'outstanding' and achieving financial sustainability. Our strategy focuses on achieving excellent early help, excellent family practice and excellent care.

The role

You will deliver independent oversight and monitoring of children and young people's plans and interventions, to ensure there is high quality, timely and effective multi agency work being undertaken that will address need and achieve positive outcomes. You will provide constructive professional feedback to promote good practice and to ensure that children's care plans are progressed with pace. You will chair review meetings, develop relationships and consult with children, young people, parents and significant others, and have oversight of the care planning process. You will work with other IROs and be involved in business planning and working with other agencies in the city.