Placement Officer

Placement Officer - BromleySalary: £17.09 per hourFull Time – 37 hours a weekRole Purpose:
To discharge the Authority’s responsibilities under ASCOF and other relevant legislation with respect to Service Users with disabilities, vulnerabilities, and Eligible care needs.To ensure our clients eligibility criteria, policies and procedure are followed in relation to service users.To help create packages of support to prevent unnecessary reception of people into care and to assist people to remain in their own home where possible and/or to move to suitable and appropriate residential care.To match service user needs to potential placements or providers.
Key Responsibilities:
To receive referrals and assessments from Social Care for Service Users requiring services in a timely, professional, efficient and positive manner.  To assess the needs and desired outcomes and to match these against an appropriate provision in order identify the best value placement for the Service User.To make recommendations to the Social Worker/ referrer on the most appropriate and best value options that will meet the service user’s needs.  To take responsibility for ensuring that the provider/organisation is both fit for purpose and able to meet the needs of the service user, including undertaking reference, registration and evaluation checks on the providers if required.To ensure, where required, that notifications of service changes are made to the Finance department to ensure that, where required, financial assessments are undertaken of the Service User for calculation of contribution to the cost of the care package.To negotiate the cost of placements and Support Packages to ensure that the Authority receives the best value service and the most appropriate care and support for our Service Users, taking into account all cost implications for recommended placements.

Where Packages or services are contracted/ tendered – to abide by the principles within the tendered contract.
We offer:
24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits ProgrammeOur own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment
Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices.

4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Casey Adams on 07587327813 or via email

  • Location: Bromley, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £17.09 - 17.09 per hour
  • Type: Contract
  • Recruiter: 4Healthcare
  • Posted: 06-Mar-2024
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