Placements and Brokerage Officer

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £15.00 - £17.00 / Hour
  • Job type:
    Contract
  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Health & Social Care
  • Deadline:
    June 13, 2021

Spencer Clarke Group are working closely alongside Swindon Borough Council to provide them with a Placement & Brokerage Officer on a 6-9 month initial contract that may be extended.

 

This role is 37 hours per week, Monday – Friday and offers a pay rate of £15-£17 per hour.

 

As a successful Placement & Brokerage Officer, your duties will be to:

  • Play a critical role in sourcing and securing placements and services for vulnerable children.
  • You will carry a caseload of children for whom you will actively seek and match local services, secure best value for money and communicate with a range of professionals to make sure that services are achieving good outcomes for children.
  • Liaise with social workers and/or other case professionals and providers to enable the placement/service finding process to be completed within the required timescales.
  • Ensure that service and placement searches can be completed in a timely and efficient manner and when required undertake placement searches in emergency situations in order to ensure children and young people are placed safely and appropriately and with a match to their needs.
  • Develop and maintain a good working knowledge of children services placement/ Education markets and develop effective working relationships with providers, social work teams and other case professionals.
  • Undertake due diligence and reference checks for new providers and services, interpret information and make judgements about quality of information provided

 

To be considered, you will have the following knowledge/experience:

  • A good understanding and awareness of brokerage and commissioning, ideally in relation to services for children.
  • A working knowledge of placement options for children.
  • A good understanding and awareness of brokerage and commissioning, ideally in relation to services for children.
  • You should also have a working knowledge of placement options for children.

 

If you wish to be put forward, please apply below and contact Cameron Nicholls @ Spencer Clarke Group. cn@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk / 01772 954 200

 

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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