Job Description

Overall Job Purpose:

Each Independent safeguarding and reviewing officer will focus on a specific area of practice: but may be called upon to undertaken any and all of these duties.

At the current time, the focus of this post will be practice undertaken with looked after children. This may changes as service priorities evolve. The post is designed to
a) Contribute towards improving the quality of the social work practice delivered to vulnerable children, their families and carers;
b) Support the understanding of whether practice is meeting standards and making a difference
c) Support safe professional practice: Providing an independent scrutiny of the arrangements for the care and support of children and young people including those looked after
d) Carry out some safeguarding processes: Chair Child Protection Case Conferences, Part IV meetings and Statutory reviews of looked after children, IFSS Reviews, Care and Support Plan reviews
e) Champion the voice of children, their families: and their carers
f) Contribute to the Quality Assurance Framework and its improvement processes, ensuring that a high standard of service is provided to the children looked after by Ynys Môn.

Whilst managerial direction and regular supervision is provided, the post holder is expected to show initiative, and frequently make decisions within areas of delegated accountability, without ready access to their line manager. The delegated areas of responsibility will be directed by Regulations, Procedures and Service/Council Policies & Procedures and the service scheme of delegation.

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