Ref. 65156

Placement Coordinator

  • Location: Southampton, England
  • Salary: £17.32 - £17.32 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care are looking for a Placement Coordinator to work with Southampton Council. This position is paying up to £17.32 per hour. 

The Role:

To provide support to the Adult Social Care Teams and to the Hampshire, Southampton and Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group with tasks relating to sourcing support packages and placements and ensuring that individual contracts are in place. 

To support the Finance Teams in resolving queries relating to care provided. 

To build and maintain effective relationships with social workers, partners and service providers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To receive referrals from practitioners and secure appropriate support packages/placements.
  • To have access to the social care records of vulnerable adults.  To also have direct contact where appropriate with vulnerable adults and/or their representatives to advise on details of support secured for that individual and or/provide guidance on the actions the Placement Service will take to secure that support.
  • To accurately create individual contracts, to enable payments to be made to providers within agreed timescales. These may include one-off arrangements, or amendments to existing arrangements.
  • To ensure effective communication with practitioners, budget holders, providers, commissioners and finance teams and to carry out speedy resolution of queries.
  • To inform manager about any gaps or trends identified in the market place when sourcing support packages or placements.
  • To monitor occupancy and maintain a register of internal and external services to inform sourcing of placements.  
  • To assist management with information reports relating to the duties of the post. 
  • To undertake other duties commensurate with the grade, as required. 

Applicant Requirements:

  • Experience: 2+ years working in a similar role. 
  • Compliance: Up to date DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

We have been helping social care professionals find exciting new roles for almost a decade, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with over 300 five-star reviews, multiple awards and amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

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