Placements Officer

Location Southwark
Salary £24 per hour
Discipline

A vacancy for a Placements Officer (either QSW or Unqualified) has arisen within the Placements Team. The staffing structure consists of: a mix of five QSW/Unqualified Placement Officers (Brokers), one Senior Placements Officer and a Placements Team Manager.


This position would suit a candidate with prior experience in a Placements Setting or similar


The Placements Team sits within the Access to Resources Team (ART). It sources and matches suitable placements for all children and young people who need: Foster Care, Residential Care or Semi-Independent provision. It liaises with social work teams to ensure sufficient quality of placement referrals and also negotiates and brokers the fees for each placement.