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Children’s Placement & Quality Officer
  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 135
  • Published: Sat 16/01/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 07/02/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 33220.5
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Havering

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Children’s Placement & Quality Officer

Grade 6 £31,557-£34,884- 1 Year Fixed Term Contract/Secondment /Opportunity

This is a one year secondment/fixed term opportunity with the possibility of an extension for additional two years.
There is also an opportunity for this to be a cross borough secondment, and we would encourage those already working within the North East London footprint, and/or with extensive knowledge around the North East London Partnership work, to apply.

Eight Northeast London Local Authorities are jointly commissioning residential care homes for looked after children within the geographical footprint of Northeast London. Havering council as the lead Local Authority are looking to recruit a Placements Officer, who will be responsible for managing the end to end referrals process into the North East London Provision.

You will need to have knowledge of the social care sector and of quality standards, and inspection programmes to monitor the compliance of providers with the referrals process. As well as having substantial experience in analysing and producing written reports and performance monitoring information, you will also need to demonstrate experience of developing positive relationships and management of providers of services

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Priti Gaberria on 01708 43 1257

 The closing date for the receipt of applications is 5th February 2021, however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

 You will be notified if your application has been successful.  Interview date to be confirmed .

 Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 01708 432770.

The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.

The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right  to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes  anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

Please view Children's Placement & Quality Officer Job Profile here