Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Brokerage Officer (Grade 6)


  • Working with Children's Social Care and Providers to make residential and fostering placements.

  • Screening and quality assuring individual placement requests, with a focus on ensuring requests are anonymised, up-to-date, accurate, and balanced, with an accurate description of the strengths of the young person, to maximise choice of placements.

  • Ensuring that all placements are made according to current agreed processes.

  • Ensuring that placement searches are prioritised based on the need.

  • Communicating with providers when placement offers are not received and thinking creatively to identify and source appropriate placements.

  • Ensuring that all information relating to placement searches is appropriately recorded in the relevant spreadsheets and folders.

What is required?

  • Attention to detail.

  • IT skills using Word, Outlook, Excel and LCS

  • Communication with a range of stakeholders, including Children's Social Care and Providers.

  • Problem solving skills, including finding creative solutions.

  • Negotiating skills to achieve positive outcomes when searching for placements.

  • Able to manage a busy workload and balance conflicting demands.

  • Being able to work under pressure and prioritise well.

  • Being the key link between providers and CSC to broker placements.

  • Working well as a team to assist with each other's caseloads when needed.

  • Dealing with difficult situations

  • Reflective thinking and continuous learning.

If you are interested, please call Chris Richardson on 01772 208964 or email me your CV -

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS;

  • A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact

  • Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!

  • An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK

  • Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.

  • Payroll service twice a week.

  • Ltd and PAYE payment options available.

  • Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.

  • Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.

  • DBS disclosures provided via fast-track online services free of charge.

  • Start: 02/10/2023
  • Duration: 3 months +
  • Rate: Up to £13.98 per hour
  • Location: City of Preston, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Chris Richardson
  • Tel: 01772 208964
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2023-09-19 14:04:41 -

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