Service Manager – Safeguarding and Review

Service Manager - Safeguarding and Review

Posted 3 weeks ago


We are currently looking for a Service Manager for the Independent Reviewing Officers to join Herefordshire Children’s Services.

The post holder will be part of the Safeguarding and Quality Assurance Service that includes Child Protection Conferencing, Independent Review, LADO, Quality Assurance and the Social Care Academy. The service manager will need a good understanding of the duties and requirement to maintain and develop Child in Care practice, working to the statutory guidance in the IRO Handbook and Working Together.

Among other things you will lead on developing good practice and statutory compliance, supporting robust and reflective management oversight and improve our KPI performance where necessary. The service also needs to be prepared for Ofsted focused visits, ensuring IROs, Social Work teams and safeguarding partners are working effectively together with families to secure the best outcomes for the children in our care.

As a Service Manager you will need to work in partnership with colleagues and be able to influence change effectively.

This is an agency post and Pertemps can offer you:

  • A Dedicated consultant who has access to all roles across the UK and is available for you to speak to
  • An easy registration process (all done online)
  • Referral schemes and incentives
  • Ongoing compliance managed for you
  • Prompt and reliable payroll and lots more

If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact or 07471306880.