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Care Sourcing & Placement Officer

  • Job reference: rgplaceoff
  • Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Care Sourcing & Placement Officer
Oxfordshire County Council
Pay rates up to £13.00 ltd per hour!
3 month locum contract - likely to be extended

I am looking for a Placement Officer to join Oxfordshire County Council within the Joint Commissioning Service Quality & Contracts Team based in Oxford.

This role is perfect for Newly Qualified Social Workers, Family Support Workers, or Social Work Assistants who have previously worked within Children's Services - preferably within Placement Teams or Edge of Care services.

Main Duties:

*Assist and support the Senior Care Sourcing & Placement Officer to deliver a high quality contract management, care placement and governance function within the scope of the Council's procedures and Financial Regulations
*Act as a contact point for related services inclusive but not limited to Continuing Health Care, the Reablement Service, Hospitals, Supported Hospital Discharge service, Crisis Response and Operational Teams in order to facilitate effective and efficient whole system flow through the client pathway process.
*To make arrangement for placements and support on behalf of others.

Please get in touch for a full job spec!

If you have experience working within a similar role to this, please do get in touch

01772 208964

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What are the benefits for you?
* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
* Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!
* An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
* Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
* Payroll service twice a week
* Ltd and PAYE payment options available
* Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training
* Loyalty schemes / bonuses
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.