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Placements Manager - Childrens Service

  • Job reference: PMBCP
  • Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Management
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Job description: Placements Manager (Children's Service) needed for Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, £25 ltd an hour

Start Date- ASAP
Contract End date- 4 months initially
Hours per week - 37
Pay rate - £25 ltd an hour
Team - Children's Services
Location - Bournemouth

*To manager the service delivery of the placements team through placement sourcing and management for Children in Care
*To manage the service delivery of contact packages for Children in Care
*To contribute to the commissioning of services for children's social care ensuring sufficient services are available throughout the child's journey
*Achieve placement efficiencies within children's services

What is required?
*Relevant degree (or equivalent experience)
*Management qualification (or equivalent experience)
*Relevant professional qualification (or equivalent experience) with clearly evidenced continuous professional development
*Complaint handling skills with the ability to respond to escalated customer issues
*Previous experience within children's social care
*Must be able to travel, using public or other forms of transport where viable, or by holding a valid UK driving licence with access to own or pool car

If you are interested please call Jemma Molloy on 01772 208964 or email me your CV -

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS;
* 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.
* Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.