Practice Coordinator

Full Time
Salary: £17.00 per hour
Location: Southwark, London
Sectors:Professional Services

Practice Coordinator
Start date: ASAP

AKTON Recruitment is working closely with the local authorities and we are looking for a Practice Coordinator in the Southwark area.

We're looking for Practice Coordinators to provide business support to support Social Workers, Team Managers, Service Manager and Head of Service in the day to day duties pertaining to the families we work with within the Safeguarding and Family Support (SFS) Service at Southwark Children's Services. Staff in SFS work with and support children and families across Child in Need, Child Protection, Looked after Children plans and children within pre-proceedings, care proceedings.

This is a hybrid role requiring you to be office based at least 3 times a week, including 5 days a week during duty (once a month.)

As part of your role, you will be supporting social work teams with the following:
* Cab/taxi booking
* Room bookings with reception team
* Booking interpreters
* First point of contact to respond to enquiries from external and internal agencies e.g. schools, police, medical and other departments of the Local Authority when social workers are not available in the office.
* Answering the phones and taking messages when the social workers and team managers are not around
* Finance - setting finance prepaid accounts/cards and making payments. Keeping records of spending on managers cards.
* Ensure the setting up of new staff on Hornbill
* Deal with SFS Transfer Case Allocation from A&I and other Local Authorities.
* Data tidying for teams for example if there is a mistake in the workflow or cases are restricted and social workers and managers need access
* Ensuring that the invite lists for case conferences are completed.
* Case allocations within the Set.
* Liaising with the Children Data Tidying Team around mosaic workflows and ensuring that basic information is up to date on Mosaic.
* To deal with Food Vouchers when required.
* Minute taking at meetings.
* Support other teams where PCs are not available.