Who we are
NAIRO is the National Association for Independent Reviewing Officers. It is a registered charity with the Charity Commission, Number 1159275 registered on 19.11.2014.
NAIRO is a membership organisation for IRO practitioners. Membership is also available for others who have an interest in the role and who support and work towards NAIRO’s aims. This includes IRO managers, practitioners and academics from across the sector who are working and involved with children and young people in care.
Our aims are to improve outcomes for children and young people who are looked after in England and Wales be maximising the positive impact of the reviewing process.
We do this through:
• Working in partnership with other child care organisations to strengthen the profile and role of the IRO.
• Developing measures to support IROs and improve practice
NAIRO is a small charity primarily for Social Workers who are Independent Reviewing Officers (IROs). Other Social Workers and professionals who are involved, and/ or have an interest in the lives of children and young people in care ,can also be members . We are looking to recruit new trustees who have time and energy to give in participating and contributing to NAIRO’s activities as well as having oversight of its Governance responsibilities. We are particularly seeking to recruit a person with a financial background to fulfil the role of NAIRO’s treasurer . Please contact us on [email protected] For further information please also see the Information for Potential Trustees