Adults Placement Officer

  • £17 - 22 per hour
  • Camden, Greater London, England
  • Contract

Adults Placement Officer ~

We are working in partnership with a Local Authority based in Camdenthat are seeking a Placement Officer to work within the Adults Service.

  • You will be responsible for the identification and sourcing of the most cost effective service, at the best price, to meet the eligible needs of the customer as assessed by the customer’s key worker, including community care services funded by the CHC.
  • Ensuring that all purchasing activity is contract compliant and undertaken in line with individual commissioning arrangements.

Contract Lengths: 3-6 months with a view to extend to an ongoing contract.

Pay Rates: £19 - £22 per hour (negotiable depending on your experience)

Hours: 36 Hours per week. (Mon - Fri)

Location: Camden, N1C. (Hybrid working could be on offer)

About the Role:

  • Identify and arrange support for an individual as assessed by the individual’s key worker.
  • Ensure support is in place within agreed timelines as set out in the team processes and procedures.
  • Ensure that options considered are cost effective and at the best price, making use of existing contracts and block arrangements where appropriate, and the tools and systems provided in line with team processes and procedures.
  • Negotiate transparent and cost effective fees for support where an existing contract is not in place, ensuring quality is maintained.
  • Where individualised services outside of existing contracts are required, and the service response is not highly specialised, identify options for operational services, managing the appropriate purchasing processes with the provider.
  • Ensure reports and information from the CQC and other authorities are used to check potential providers and the quality of care they deliver.

Experience Needed:

  • Adult Social Care and relevant business processes.
  • Relevant Adult Social Care legislation & regulations.
  • Adult Social Care Placements.

*** We offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £250 so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity ***

To apply for this role please email & call Dane on 01772 954 200.


Dane Matthews Senior Consultant

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