PLACEMENT OFFICER

  • Location
    Bromley, Bromley
  • Salary
    £15.69/Hour
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector Administration
  • Job type
    Temporary
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference
    LBB4602

PLACEMENT OFFICER


Local Authority within BROMLEY


MONDAY- FRIDAY 9AM- 5PM


3 MONTH ASSIGNMENT


£15.69 PAYE HOURLY RATE


ASAP START



Duties:



  • To receive referrals and assessments from care managers and social workers for clients requiring placements

  • To make recommendations to the social worker and/or funding panel on the most appropriate and best value options

  • To ensure, where required, that notifications of service changes are made to the Finance department

  • To commission packages of support for children and their families to prevent unnecessary receptions of younng into care

  • To negotiate the cost of all placements and support packages

  • To commission a range of assessments (medical, parenting, risk, fostering and psychological) as required and identified by the care plan at the request and approval of the Head of Service.

  • To undertake inspection and evaluation visits to providers for both individual clients and for general database records

  • To undertake investigation of complaints and concerns as raised by the team, social workers or managers regarding external providers

  • To assist the Leaving Care team to identify suitable and appropriate accommodation for younng people to move on to when they reach the age of 18 years

  • To liaise with social workers and other professionals and agencies regarding assessments of care needs



The ideal candidate will have:



  • Knowledge of the range of services that is available to children, families and adults

  • Experience of working in a Social care setting

  • Experience of negotiating agreements or contracts

  • An understanding of the importance of confidentiality

  • Good administrative skills including word-processing, note taking and filing



*Please apply online with you CV. Please note that only successfully shortlisted candidates will be contacted*











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Please apply with your CV to: Callum Graham