Placement and Resources Support Officer
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Job Title: Placement and Resources Support Officer
Salary: £20,984 - £23,167 per annum
Full-Time: 35 hours
Temporary: 6 Months
We are looking to recruit a Placement and Resources Support Officer to join the Placements Team. Your principal duties will be to support placements searches processes from start to finish by collaborating with social workers to identify suitable placements for vulnerable children in care to enable the best outcome for children, young people and their families. You will be expected to follow up placement offers with providers to ensure that the placement requested matches the placement being provided and actively challenge when anomalies exist and to undertake cost negotiations with providers to ensure optimum value for money and as a result, reducing the overall expenditure for placements within the service.
Additionally the job will include quality assuring forms, setting up finance packages for placements, setting up contracts and assisting with other key placement related duties as required. Part of the role will involve covering duty at least 1 day per week which involves dealing with same day placement searches until they are resolved.
If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know.
Application Closing Date: Sunday 29th November 2020,
Proposed Interview Date: Thursday 10th December 2020