Placements Coordinator (Internal Only)

You will be required to procure individual packages of support for children, adults and families including: continuing care and care packages for older people and adults with mental health, learning and/or physical disabilities, requiring specialist assessment.

You will be required to undertake negotiations of individual placements and packages within social care. You will contribute information about the quality, availability and sustainability of the market for health and social care services and keep accurate records and reports on placements and financial activities.

You will maintain positive working relationships with providers to collect and maintain accurate information on the cost, quality and value for money of services and their compliance with quality and regulatory standards.

About you:

You should be customer focused with excellent interpersonal and effective communication skills and a strong team player.
You should have drive, enthusiasm, flexible and a positive attitude with attention to detail. You will also have, excellent administration, IT and numeracy skills and enjoy working in a busy environment.

About us:

We are the largest local authority social landlord in London, managing 55,000 homes lived in by 40% of Southwark’s residents. We are home to over 18,300 businesses including iconic London venues and social enterprises and we have a young, diverse and growing population.

At Southwark we are committed to making our borough just and fair and are taking positive action to tackle inequalities. Our residents and communities are our greatest asset and the passion we have for Southwark is shared by millions of Londoners who enjoy our outstanding cultural offer, use our hospitals and attend our universities. Our refreshed borough plan and focus on Southwark Stands Together, (which is our work with Southwark’s communities and the council’s staff to tackle racism, injustice and inequality) underpins all that we do.

Closing date: Sunday 11th February 2024 at 23:59
Interview date: Monday 19th February 2024


We are an organisation who is passionate about our people and understands that richness of diversity is a requirement to provide the best possible services to our communities. This is demonstrated through our council-wide ambitious commitment to tackle racial inequality in our communities and workforce through our Southwark Stands Together programme. We particularly welcome applications from members of the Black, Asian and ethnic minority communities to increase representation at senior management level in the Council.

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Salary: £42,855 - £50,088

Work Hours: Full-time

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Tooley Street SE1 2QH

Date Posted: 29/01/2024

Closing Date: 11/02/2024


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Southwark Council, 2nd Floor, 160 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2TZ

You can use the contact form below for any questions- please mention the service you are interested in so we can direct your enquiry to the relevant team.

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Director of Adult Social Care