Locum Placements Officer job in Dorset.

Supply Care Solutions are looking for a Placements Officer in Dorset.

SALARY: up to £18.00 ph (umbrella)
HOURS: Monday to Friday 9am – 5.15pm

Currently this role is predominantly remote working from however the candidate will be expected to attend the Civic Centre every few weeks to work in the office.  This is role is based within Children’s Social Care but does not involve any interaction with young people.

Key responsibilities are:

  • To receive and screen referrals, understanding a child’s needs and the availability of resources to meet these, liaisons with other colleagues, partners and external placement providers to ensure detailed assessment, matching and prioritising.
  • To work professionally and develop positive relationships with internal colleagues and external placement providers on a daily basis. To chair and attend professionals meetings regarding children’s placements.
  • To ensure that care placements comply with the required national standards and appropriate regulatory bodies. To implement procedures to contribute to the effective delivery of the Placements Service, ensuring systems are in place to manage service performance and identify and report risks to the Placements Manager in a timely manner.
  • Ability to use own initiative to plan and organise workload within changing deadlines but to be able to recognise when appropriate to refer matters to manager.
  • Use effective interpersonal skills to develop solutions to complex or contentious problems where there are a range of options and the information is unclear or conflicting.
  • Work as part of a team and use excellent customer service skills to communicate with partners both internally and externally
  • Highly developed analytical skills, numerical accuracy and negotiation skills with the ability to achieve best value for the council.



– Current Enhanced DBS Disclosure
– Eligibility to work in the UK without work permit or visa restrictions
– Commitment to the safe care and well-being of vulnerable people

Our locum workers benefit from

– Excellent Rates
– Refer-a-friend scheme*
– Assistance with DBS applications
– Dedicated consultant support
– Varied career and flexible working opportunities

If you are interested in this position please apply online or call us on 020 8506 1111

Supply Care Solutions have a number of locum jobs across the UK. * All locums must be contract compliant before commencing work through our agency. We are recruiting professionals across all specialisms and grade. We offer an excellent referral bonus for any new worker you refer to us *Terms and conditions apply. Supply Care Solutions works in conjunction with Monitor/TDA rate caps

Job Category: Social Care Social Workers (All Grades)
Job Type: Locum
Job Location: Dorset

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