Temporary Community Care Officer

23 April 2019
Social Work/Care, Adult Social Care
Full Time
Until March 2020
Adult Access Service, The Piazza, Little Oak Drive, Annesley, NG15 0DT
Adult Social Care & Health
£22,911 - £26,317 per annum

We are looking for a Community Care Officer to join the Carers Team at the Adult Access Service based at the Piazza, Annesley. You would be joining a dedicated group of individuals with a vast amount of knowledge and experience. You would be responsible for undertaking Carers’ Assessments and Reviews and Support Plans with appropriate information, advice and commissioning of Personal Budgets, NHS Carer Breaks, Emergency Cards, etc. Ensuring carers receive accurate and timely information / advice e.g. universal services available such as the carers’ emergency card and the Carers’ Hub. Developing up-to-date knowledge of services supporting carers in all districts of the county. Providing a duty point, offering advice and information regarding carer support.   

We are office based and the work is completed over the telephone. You would require good communication and strong IT skills. We will offer you regular supervision, support and the opportunity for training and personal development.  

If you want to discuss the post which is part of the future developments looking at the way ASCHH&PP support vulnerable adults, their carer’s and families in Nottinghamshire please contact the Adult Access Service on 0115 8042580 and ask for Deborah Wilson (Advanced Social Work Practitioner) or Denise Dopson (Team Manager).

This post is also available as a secondment. You must seek approval from your line manager before applying.  

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

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.

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