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Placements Officer (Harrow)

Placements Officer (Harrow)

Nexus Fostering
21 July 2022
Harrow, United Kingdom
Job Type
£23,000 - £26,000 Per Annum


Salary: £23,000 - £26,000 Per Annum
Location: Harrow
Working Pattern: 35 hours per week, 9.00am - 5.00pm Monday-Friday

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Placements Officer to join the team at Nexus Fostering. We are looking for an organised and driven individual to join our Core Services team at our Harrow office.

The Role

As Placements Officer, you will be responding to placement requests and identifying placement and service solutions. You will be working closely with Local Authority Placement Teams to ensure the highest possible standard of appropriate placements for children and young people referred to Nexus Fostering.

In consultation with the Placement Manager, you will ensure that each child or young person placed with Nexus Fostering is carefully matched with a Foster Carer capable of meeting their needs.

You will be responsible for maintaining a database of information relating to referrals, children, young people, and Foster Carers, including records of movements of children within the agency. You will be responsible for providing statistical information on referral and placement trends to inform service development and ensuring that all relevant agreements are obtained and completed.

As Placement Officer, you will ensure that the protection of children and the promotion of their welfare is given absolute priority in all activities.

What we’re looking for…

  • Experience in sales, customer care or account management environment
  • A proven track record in obtaining and maintaining clients, increasing sales or providing customer support solutions
  • Demonstrate experience in producing clear, accurate and concise reports and correspondence using IT software packages
  • Experience of utilising a range of IT programmes and maintaining database systems
  • Experience of working in a health, social services or welfare environment (Desirable)
  • Experience of working within an organisation regulated by legislation and a demonstrable ability to work within a policy and procedural framework (Desirable)

Why work for us?

  • 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 a 6 month period and get an additional day off!
  • Refer A Friend Scheme with a monetary incentive
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Platform that provides access to advice and support 24/7
  • Auto Enrolment Pension
  • Learning & Development Opportunities
  • Optional Private Healthcare Scheme
  • Eyecare Vouchers
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • Optional Enhanced Maternity/Paternity/Adoption Leave/Shared Parental Leave.


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