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INTERNAL ONLY - Placement Coordinator

Family Resource Centre, Beaufort Road, Ebbw Vale, NP23 5LH
Grade 6 (£26,511 - £30,451 per annum) 37 hours per week
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
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This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy Placement Team and work in Blaenau Gwent’s fostering service. The post requires the successful applicant to identify foster placements for children on receipt of a placement request. The post holder will be supported to build relationships with Foster carers registered with Blaenau Gwent as well as independent fostering agencies in order to coordinate placements for Blaenau Gwent children.

The post holder will also be responsible for gathering data on placements and reporting to various agencies and colleagues regarding the availability of placements. Matching a placement to a child’s needs is an important aspect of this work and the post holder will ensure that matching meetings are held and information about the child and the carer is shared. The post will also include work around the recruitment of foster carers.

If you are interested in expanding your knowledge and experience in the field of looked after children, and to join a dynamic and supportive team working to help the children of Blaenau-Gwent reach their full potential then we would like to hear from you.

Want to chat informally? Contact Kevin Munro Team Manager kevin.munroe@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk  Tel, 07814 142267

The position carries an Approved Casual Car User Allowance therefore access to a vehicle for work purposes is a requirement.

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The postholder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.

Closing Date:          24th June 2021

Interview Date:        1st July 2021



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