Placement Officers

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
31/05/2020 23:59
£22,911 - £26,317 per annum
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
An approved team location, however, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham
Closing date:
31 May
Further Information

Children and Young Peoples Services, Looked After and Permanence Service

Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/20/130

Placement Officers (Grade 7 with corresponding salaries £22,911 - £26,317 per annum)

We are seeking two Placement Officers join the Fostering Placement Team on a full-time and permanent basis. The postholders will contribute to ensuring timely, effective and cost-effective placements are sought for all Children and Young People to meet their needs through identifying in house resources and externally commissioned provisions

As well as contribute to the development, implementation, delivery and management of countywide, multi-agency services for foster carers, children, young people and their families.

Required qualifications: BTEC Higher in Public Admin, NVQ Business Administration Level 4 or equivalent qualification.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For further information about the post please contact Victoria McDowell, Team Manager on 07584581630 or email Victoria.McDowell@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Monday 8th June 2020.

Please note these posts are not open to job share.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact Payroll & Employee Services on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.