Salary: £24,982 - £27,741
Working Arrangements: Some early evening work may be necessary
Hours per week: 37
Contract type: Permanent
Flexible working arrangement
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Closing date: 23.10.2020 at 23:59
The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.
This post requires a Basic Criminal Record Check
Prospective employees will be required to give a reasonable account of any significant periods (6 months or more in the past 3 years) of time living abroad.
Pensions Regulations have provisions to reduce pension payments in certain circumstances of those who return to work within local government service. If you are in receipt of a pension upon commencing employment with the authority, this may affect your pension entitlements and you should therefore seek advice from the relevant Pensions Authority.
About the Post:
This is an excellent opportunity to join a unique team seeking and making placements for children in the care of the local authority. This role does not require a social work qualification but we are looking for someone with a good understanding of children’s needs and how to make a good match.
The key skill is in negotiating with carers and particularly private providers of both fostering and residential services but the preferred candidate will also need a good understanding of contracting and payment systems and be good with data.
Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.
Job Profile: Placement Support Worker Job Profile.pdf
Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf
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