Placement Officer

Location
Stafford, Staffordshire
Salary
Grade 7, Salary: £22,401 - £25,463 per annum
Posted
27 Sep 2018
Closes
15 Oct 2018
Job Ref
REC0006111
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

37 Hours per week – Fixed Term for 12 months initially

There is an exciting new opportunity that has arisen within the Placements Service to focus on two key priorities for the organisation.

Firstly, identifying the most appropriate and cost effective residential placements for Staffordshire Children and Young People.

Secondly, to work alongside colleagues in the Edge of Care and Intensive Fostering Services to support Children and Young People to stepdown from Residential Placements to Foster Families.

You will be located in the Placements Team and will be in regular contact with Staffordshire Providers, developing strong relationships, and securing residential placements in Staffordshire for our Children and Young People. This will involve working alongside the Business Relations Manager and Quality Assurance Officer.

We are looking for an individual who is confident and competent to work in a fast paced team and who maintains personal resilience to deliver improved outcomes for Children and Young People. The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator, with good level of IT skills, who is results focused and ultimately strives to make a difference.

This role is on an initial 12 month basis, subject to review on demonstrating the expected outcomes.

To apply for this post click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

By clicking on the apply button you will be redirected to Staffordshire County Councils online application website.

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If you experience any technical issues accessing or completing the application form please contact recruitment@staffordshire.gov.uk

Closing Date: 15th October 2018
Interview Date: TBC

For more information about the role please contact:  Kate Turner or Carly Tambs on 01785 895326

Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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