£23,080 - £24,491
This job will appeal to you if you like the buzz of a busy team and have a genuine interest in ensuring children and young people experience good quality placements to grow and develop in. As a Placement Officer you will be allocated referrals by a Team Manager. You will check referrals for accuracy, balance and completeness for children and young people, from babies to age 17. You will identify in-house and external placements for children in need of accommodation.
You will also conduct Quality Assurance/contract compliance visits, complete Quality Assurance paperwork, identify strengths and weaknesses of placements, deal with complaints and/or concerns, keep accurate records and create reports.
We are a small team who support each other through team work.
Requirements for this role:
- Excellent communication skills;
- Research skills;
- Understanding of the needs of children and young people and the challenges they face;
- Willingness to develop knowledge of the market, Ofsted requirements and relevant legislation; and
- Awareness of social work processes in relation to placements.
25 October 2020, 11:55 PM