Placements Officer

Job Details

Brief of duties:

To take referrals and assessments from social work teams or the hospital to source placements or packages of care for individuals who have eligible social care needs.

To discharge the Authority’s responsibilities under ASCOF and other relevant legislation with respect to Service Users with disabilities, vulnerabilities, and Eligible care needs.

To ensure the council’s eligibility criteria, policies and procedure are followed in relation to service users.

To help create packages of support to prevent unnecessary reception of people into care and to assist people to remain in their own home where possible and/or to move to suitable and appropriate residential care.

To match service user needs to potential placements or providers.

Umbrella hourly rate: £21.81