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Children Looked After Placements Officer, South West London

  • Job reference: claplacement1608wand
  • Location: Wandsworth, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work, Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Children Looked After Placements Officer, South West London

We are currently recruiting for a Children Looked After Placements Officer. This role is based in Wandsworth, South West London.

The vacancy is to work Full Time hours and to start ASAP!

The contract is initially 3 months with a chance of extension.

About the role:
*Responsible for sourcing and brokering placements for all Children Looked After by Wandsworth.
*Be part of Placement Team and wider Children's Commissioning Team to ensure effective delivery of services which are on time, and within budget and to work with children, young people, parents and carers, bringing together various agencies and implementing the statutory duties and responsibilities in accordance with all relevant legislative requirements, policies and procedures and agreed performance targets.
*To assist and work collaboratively with all children social work teams to ensure the best possible placements are found in a timely and cost effective manner.
*As an experienced social worker or practitioner, the Childrens Placement Officer must possess a strong understanding and knowledge of the current legislation within the Education and Social Services sector.

Requirements -
*Enhanced DBS
*Previous experience in a similar role
*Social Work Qualification (preferred)

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including: -
*A specialist consultant specific to you with a wide range of social work knowledge
*Excellent and competitive rates of pay
*An extensive range of exclusive Social Work vacancies available throughout the UK
*Expert payroll service processed twice per week
*Frequent job updates sent to you exclusively to meet your requirements
*£250 bonus offered for referring a friend to any job role
*Loyalty Bonus Scheme granting access to our rewards website which includes free gifts such as televisions, mobile phones and more

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know anyone who would be ideal for this role, you will receive £250 for your referral once their probationary period has been completed!

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Nosheen at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964, or email