£13,549.50 per annum for 18 hours per week pro-rata to £27,099 based at Waverley Borough Council offices, The Burys, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1HR.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.
About the role
This post offers an exciting opportunity to be a Social Care Development Co-Ordinator (SCDC). The post holder will be involved in providing support to front line practitioners, developing local networks and services and driving up standards of care and relationships with local providers.
The post holder will provide essential support to front-line practitioners by taking the lead responsibility for identifying, developing and organising services to support people in Waverley.
The focus will be on developing and embedding new business processes to ensure efficient and effective support arrangements are put in place for people in the community as well as residential and nursing care. You will become increasingly and routinely involved in working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to identify and develop networks and new community resources within South West Surrey. Successful applicants will therefore be able to demonstrate strong partnership working skills and values and a commitment to local community development.
You will have a critical role in ensuring information regarding non-funded services is available for practitioners before funded services are arranged. You will offer guidance and expertise to colleagues within the team in relation to both costed and non-costed support available within the locality and you will be responsible for ensuring that local information is made available via Surrey Information Point. Having a developed understanding about the use of social capital will, therefore, be essential to the success of their teams becoming truly integrated into their local communities.
When identifying potential resources you will assist in maximising the use of our existing block and contract arrangements and be well informed about the current availability of funded and non-funded provider services. Use of E-Brokerage to source care will be an essential tool to use in sourcing care and support.
You will have key relationship with colleagues in Procurement, Quality Assurance, Finance and Commissioning to ensure information regarding availability and quality of service provision is well known and issues acted upon quickly. Work with Finance to ensure that the provider is properly registered on Council systems for payment is part of your role.
The post holder will be the key link with the area finance team to ensure that individual expenditure and savings are communicated and realised in a timely way. Close working relationships with all locality staff is therefore essential, including the Senior Administration Advisor, in developing clear processes for all staff to follow.
Line Management, supervision and support will be provided by an Assistant Team Manager and you will be given appropriate training to complete this role.
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification. We look forward to receiving your application.
If you need further information, please contact Sam Scarborough on tel: 01483 517464 or Teresa Hawkins on 01483 518362.
We look forward to receiving your application in the form of CV plus personal statement.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on Sunday 27th October 2019.
Interview date to be arranged.
Please do not apply if you have been unsuccessful at interview stage previously for this role for any team across Adult Social Care in Surrey County Council as your application will not be considered for 3 months from your interview date.