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SEND Placements Officer

  • Job reference: SENDPBCP
  • Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: SEND Placements Officer needed for Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, £ltd an hour

Start Date- ASAP
Contract End date- potential temp to perm
Hours per week - 37
Pay rate - £18 ltd an hour
Team - Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
Location - Bournemouth

*To respond positively and professionally to referrals from SEND Case workers, ensuring the quality of information enables the identification of placements that meet the child's or young person's assessed needs.
*To receive and screen referrals, understanding a child's needs and the availability of resources to meet these, liaising with other colleagues, partners and external providers to ensure detailed assessment, matching and prioritising.
*To maintain records of all placement search activity and regularly report update information to the SEND Placements Manager.
*Implement procedures to contribute to the effective delivery of the SEND Placements Service, ensuring systems are in place to manage service performance and identify and report risks to the SEND Placements Manager in a timely manner.

What is required?
*Relevant professional qualification (or equivalent experience)
*Knowledge of the work practices relevant to this area of work
*Enhanced DBS
*Must be able to travel, using public or other forms of transport where viable or hold a valid UK driving license with access to own car
*Previous experience in SEND

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.