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Placement Officer

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  • Sector:

    Social Work

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  • Salary:

    £16 - £17 per hour

  • Contact:

    Anthony Scargill

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

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Akton Recruitment are looking for an experienced Placement Officer to join the local authority in Bromley.
Main Purpose:
To discharge the Authority's responsibilities under the Children Act 1989 and other relevant legislation with respect to children in need, children in care and young people leaving the care system.
To discharge the Authority's responsibilities under ASCOF and other relevant legislation with respect to clients with disabilities, vulnerabilities and care needs.
To ensure the council's eligibility criteria, policies and procedure are followed in relation to service users.
To help create packages of support to prevent unnecessary reception of children and young people into care and to assist adult clients to remain in their own home where possible and/or to move to suitable and appropriate residential care.
To match service user needs to potential placements.
To monitor the performance of current providers of placements and support services.
This is a full-time contract-based role, working Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00, paying a rate of £16 - £17 per hour depending on experience. The initial contract for this role is 3 months with a view to extend. If you think this role is right for you, get in touch now!