An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Quality Improvement team in the London Borough of Bromley. In November 2018 Ofsted rated the overall effectiveness of our children’s services as ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ social work leadership. Every member of staff within children’s services is a leader in their own right and we are committed to providing nothing less than an excellent service to all of our children. We are now entering Phase 3 of our Roadmap to Excellence and are seeking highly talented and ambitious people to join us.
We are keen to appoint 3 Reviewing Officer's who are committed to making a real difference for children and young people in the London Borough of Bromley. You will be responsible for preparing for and chairing looked after reviews for children and for identifying any issues that may be impacting on their welfare or preventing them from achieving permanence in a timely manner. You will also be responsible for chairing initial and review child protection conferences.
You will need to have excellent communication skills, be highly motivated, flexible, innovative and strong enough to challenge others when the needs of children are not being met so you need to be persistent and courageous.
You will benefit from regular supervision, training and support from a welcoming team of like-minded professionals. Applicants need to be qualified social workers, have management experience within statutory children’s social care, have current HCPC registration and a satisfactory DBS. A current full driving is essential.
There is a generous package of benefits including:
- Eligibility to join our excellent lease car scheme
- Annual Retention allowance of 2k
- Guaranteed professional development days
- Membership of the Local Government pension scheme
- Generous annual leave allowance
- Discounted gym membership
- Staff discounts on hundreds of high street shops and restaurants through our “Lifestyle” benefits scheme
- Salary sacrifice scheme – cycle to work scheme.
- £2,000 Golden Hello
For an informal discussion about this role please contact Penny Ferguson or Korrine Williams, Group Managers, Quality Improvement on 020 846 3333
You are required to have a car/vehicle available for you to use for business purposes as required.
Interview date: TBC
This advert is on going, all applications will be reviewed and shortlisted on a weekly basis
Equal Opportunities Statement
We are committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and service delivery. We offer a generous package including competitive pay, career average pension scheme, flexible working practices and the Bromley employee benefits scheme; Cycle2Work and a wide range of unique discounts.