Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 9 August 2020
Interview date: TBC
For an informal discussion, please contact Donna Collins, Practice Manager 01323 747071
About the role
This is an exciting and fast paced role within our Fostering Duty Team based in Eastbourne.
As a Children's Placement Officer you will be responsible for all aspects of searching and securing placements for looked after children in East Sussex. The role involves liaison with other professionals and agencies and you will therefore have excellent communication skills and the ability to challenge.
You’ll be joining an established team where training and support will be offered to help you succeed.
This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.