Social Care Officer

7 days left

Location
STAR Service, Stoney Lane Centre B71 4JA
Salary
Band E, SCP 18-25 (£24,982 - £29,577 per annum) (£12.95 - £15.33 per hour)
Posted
22 Jul 2021
Closes
05 Aug 2021
Job Ref
SAND000005394
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

This is a fixed term contract for 12 months.

The role of Social Care Officer is to work with vulnerable adults and carers, helping them to achieve personal outcomes, ambitions, helping them to do things for themselves and take control over their lives as much as possible by building relationships and networks that maintain their independence.

The ideal candidate needs the ability to carry out comprehensive assessments, within a hospital or community settings in order to identify needs and personal outcomes and develop support plans aimed at meeting these needs. Completion of appropriate risk assessment is required together with actions required to minimise those identified.

Although the function of the Social Care Officer is primarily in the Assessment arm of the service, knowledge around the provision of home support services is required, as the candidate may be expected to provide support to the Provider Arm of the service.

Although the service operates 7 days per week from 07:00 to 23:00,
the current rota pattern for Social Care Officer is x7 day working, 09:00-17:30. This is subject to change following any review of the service.

You must have GSCE English and Maths or equivalent qualifications.

An enhanced DBS check is required for this role. 

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.

Hours 

37 hours per week

This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to: hr_resourcing@sandwell.gov.uk

Supporting documents
Personnel Specification
Job Description
Information for Applicants

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