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Placement Officer - Access to Resources Team

£18 - £23 per hour
Care & Support Services
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Post Date:
29-08-2019 11:32 AM
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Carmen Thong

Southwark Council are seeking to recruit a Placement Officer to join a well-managed team in Placements which sits within the Access To Resources service. The successful candidate will be working in a well-structured, organised team who are growing their social worker staffing levels.

Southwark pay close attention to looking after their workers and strive to ensure they feel supported and welcomed in their roles. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a stable working environment with experienced leadership, whilst receiving regular supervision, training opportunities and career progression.

The responsibilities of the Placement Officer includes:

  • Source and match suitable placements for all children and young people in Southwark who need: Foster Care, Residential Care or Semi-Independent provision.
  • Negotiates and brokers the fees for each placement
  • Managing a caseload of referrals
  • Reading referrals and giving appropriate challenge to SWs when the referral does not contain sufficient information
  • Liaising with in house and IFA foster carers, Semi Independent and Residential providers
  • Sourcing and brokering placements.

To ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in the same team
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

Working with Ackerman Pierce you will be guaranteed weekly payment and access to continued profession development, including a dedicated consultant to support you through the interview and on boarding process. The position offers an ongoing contract and well-funded team giving good job security.

To discuss this vacancy or any similar vacancies we currently have available in London, please email your updated CV or contact Carmen Thong for more information.

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