Community Care Officer
Post 1: 18.5 hrs September 2019 to March 2020
Post 2: 18.5 hrs September 2019 to September 2020
We are recruiting to two temporary post within our multi-disciplinary Broxtowe Community Learning Disability Team, based at Prospect House in Beeston. This would be a good opportunity for anyone wanting to build on their existing skills and knowledge and gain experience within this area of practice.
You will be committed to promoting the independence and wellbeing of adults with learning disabilities and their carers. You will be familiar with the ASCH Strategy and the emphasis on enablement approaches for younger adults. You will have experience of working with people with learning disabilities or other vulnerable adults and will be familiar with the Care Act and Mental Capacity Act and working within these frameworks.
You will have good organisational and communication skills and be able to build positive relationships with people with a range of needs and abilities, and from a range of different professions and organisations.
The role will involve assessing needs and reviewing support plans, along with a wide range of case management tasks. You will take part in the team’s duty rota, with support as needed. You will be joining a supportive and motivated team, with a collaborative approach to team working.
We will offer you a comprehensive induction, regular supervision, support and the opportunity for training and personal development. You will be provided with IT equipment for mobile, flexible working.
For more information and an informal chat please contact the Team Manager, Ellie Underwood on 01158041179
Applications are invited via expressions of interest and are welcomed for either one, or both posts combined. Please state your preference in your application.
NCC staff wishing to apply for this post as a secondment will require prior approval from their manager.
Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.
The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.