Child Protection Reviewing Officer (Two Posts)

Scottish Borders Council
£32,075.07 - £35,068.07 per year
11 Oct 2016
26 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Grade: 9A
Hourly Rate: £17.57 - £19.21
Salary: £32,075.07 - £35,068.07 pro rata per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent

Please note there are two posts available: 35 hours per week and 17.5 hours per week

Role Purpose

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our co-located Child and Adult Protection Unit for a Child Protection & Reviewing Officer. The post holder will work as part of a small dedicated team in central borders to oversee child protection work within the authority area. The post holder will have responsibility for operating within the child protection duty system as well as chairing case conferences; Vulnerable Young Person’s conferences and LAAC Reviews. The post holder will be responsible for managing cases through the IRD process and onto child protection investigation. There will be opportunities to develop skills in the presentation of training alongside colleagues from health, police, education and voluntary organisations. We endeavour to offer the highest standards of child protection to our children and families and work in partnership with our colleagues in locality to achieve the best outcomes for service users. We are continually developing methods to quality assure our practice and provision of service and there will be opportunities to bring your skills and knowledge in this area into the work place. The post holder will possess a high level of competency in all areas of child protection; experience of collaborative working and be at a standard of practice commensurate with the responsibilities of a senior social worker


Diploma Social Work/CQSW/CSS
Registration with SSSC
Child Protection Certificate

Informal Enquiries to

Eileen McDermott Tel 01896 664159 or email:

See also:
SBO01280 Child Protection Reviewing Officer.pdf
SBO01280 - Additional Information - Child Protection Reviewing Officer.docx