Placements Officer

Posted 13 June 2024
Salary £27000 - £33000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Job type Permanent
Discipline Fostering
Contact NameTom McKenna

Job description

A 5 times "Outstanding" Ofsted rated Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a Placement Officer to join their office based in Harrow. This is a full-time, permanent position with an organisation who take a therapeutic approach.

As a Placements Officer, you will be responding to requests for fostering placements to identify options and solutions for children and young people in need.

You will receive referrals, make appropriate matching decisions and record relevant information concerning children and young people on to the company's databa. You will also liaise with all stakeholders regarding the placement of children and young people, ensuring all relevant agreements are obtained and completed.

You will ideally come from a similar role, or have a sales / account management background, as whilst this role is not a sales post, there is a requirement to engage with stakeholders and use a soft selling approach to advocate for the company's services.

What is in it for you?

  • A salary up to £33,000 per annum
  • Generous Annual Leave - 28 days PLUS your Bank Holiday Entitlement
  • Birthday Leave - a paid day off for your birthday
  • Good Health Days - no sickness in 6 months and get an additional day off!
  • Refer A Friend Scheme with a monetary incentive
  • Employee Assistance that provides access to counselling and support 24/7
  • Auto Enrolment Pension
  • Learning & Development Opportunities
  • Optional Private Healthcare Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Cycle To Work Scheme

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on 07587031100 or for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details