Contract and Placement officer

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £16.81 / Hour
  • Job type:
    Contract
  • Posted:
    10 hours ago
  • Category:
    Health & Social Care
  • Deadline:
    September 4, 2019

Spencer Clarke Group are working closely alongside Croydon Council to provide them a with a Contract and Placement Officer to join their team on an 6 Month Contact

This role is 36 hours per week and offers a pay rate of £16.81 per hour. This may be negotiable dependent on your experience.

The purpose of the job: To provide a placement finding service to social work teams in the London borough of Croydon by identifying, assessing and monitoring Children Looked After placements (CLA). Promotion of the wellbeing of children and working on best value principles.

As a successful Contract and Placement Officer, you will:

Be responsible for keeping the CYPS Contracts and Placements team intranet page up to date with regards to new contracts and placement related procedures and policies and to signpost to services that sit outside the remit of the service. Actively participate in the implementation of department ‘work streams’ identified via the continuous improvement processes.

To be considered for this position, you will have the following skills/knowledge/experience:

  • To be responsible for managing and organising a caseload of children who require planned placements.
  • To participate duty system.
  • To be familiar and the ability to work within legislation, guidance governing the placements of LAC. 
  • To work within statutory requirements, departmental policies and procedures around health and safety equal opportunities child protection and complaints.
  • To maintain effective recording and information systems.
  • To maintain a bespoke computer system relating to placements. 
  • To attend planning meetings, complex strategy meetings, placement reviews as required.
  • To negotiate appropriate levels of service provision taking into account best values principles.

If you wish to be put forward for this role, please apply and contact Thomas @ Spencer Clarke group – th@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk

WHY SPENCER CLARKE?!

Here at Spencer Clarke Group we provide workers with their own dedicated and experience consultant who provide extensive market knowledge!

  • Access to a wide range of temporary and permanent opportunities
  • Market leading referrals of up to £500
  • Free DBS checks
  • Post Placement Aftercare
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency workers

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