Part Time Community Care Officer

24 April 2019
Social Work/Care, Adult Social Care
Part Time
Ashfield Health & Wellbeing Centre, Portland Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, NG17 7AE
Adult Social Care & Health
21 May 2019
£22,911 - £26,317 per annum (pro rata)

We are looking for a highly motivated part-time Community Care Officer (Occupational Therapy) for 18.5 hours per week to work in the Ashfield North Older Adults Community Assessment Team based at Ashfield Health & Wellbeing Centre in Kirkby-in-Ashfield.

We require an enthusiastic individual and a competent assessor who has experience of working with members of the public; has experience of either paid employment or voluntary work in social care; has the ability to work with people with complex needs; and undertake lower level Occupational Therapy assessments. The successful candidate will be provided with a comprehensive induction programme, access to training, and other professional development opportunities to enable them to fulfil their role, raise their competency level and progress their career. You will be provided with regular support and supervision. We have mobilised our social care teams which means that employees are issued with tablet devices to enable them to work more flexibly and reduce overall travel time. Our priority is to provide a good quality social care service to Nottinghamshire residents, focussing on: Promoting independence and wellbeing, ensuring value for money & promoting choice and control. In return for great candidates, we offer generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working and learning and development opportunities.

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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