Community Care Officer Level 2
Lincolnshire Adult Care – Working at the heart of our communities
Adult's Services Community Care Officer Level 2 – Part Time
G7: £25,295 - £27,905 Pro rata
If you have an enquiring mind and are committed to the promotion of wellbeing and safeguarding of adults at risk then this would be a great opportunity for you
Lincolnshire Adult Care is in the business of people. People have challenges in their lives, but they also have success, strengths, aspirations and goals. The role of Adult Care is to understand who the people we work with are, what is important to them, what they aspire to and what they want to change. Our role is to build a relationship with people, understand what they wish to achieve and support them to have the best possible outcomes in their lives.
Our involvements are about making a difference to people's lives by listening, empowering, understanding and working together to help people be active participants in their support.
Like all Local Authorities, we face challenges, but we are really proud that we’ve still continued to provide high quality services to the people of Lincolnshire. We continue to strive for more creative ways of improving services and relationships with other partners, such as the NHS and care providers.
Lincolnshire County Council is committed to the principles of choice, independence and personalisation. The successful candidate will be committed to taking on the challenges and opportunities created by the Care Act to support people to have increased choice and control in the way they organise their social care support. You will support people to develop links within their own community, looking at creative and strengths based solutions and will be committed to supporting effective multi-agency working with partner organisations.
If you have an enquiring mind and are committed to the promotion of wellbeing and safeguarding of adults at risk then this would be a great opportunity for you.
Are you an ambitious, diligent and hardworking individual? Are you interested in working within an organisation that is committed to providing an exceptional and integral service to the communities of Lincolnshire, where you can make a difference? If so, Lincolnshire County Council has the role for you.
The post holder must have a good standard of general education with a minimum of 4 GCSE passes at Grade C or above or equivalent including English and Math's. You should have at least 2 years practice experience within a Social care or similar role. You should be able to demonstrate commitment to continuous professional development and to work as part of a team. You will also have the organisational and administrative skills necessary for managing a complex and varied caseload.
It goes without saying that it is essential that you can show sound knowledge of relevant legislation underpinning statutory Adult Care Practice; be able to demonstrate values that promote wellbeing, challenge oppression and discriminations and empower people to live well.
Please read the job description and person specification for full details.
We are looking for someone who wants to use these skills and knowledge in a more creative and innovative way. If this sounds like you, then you may be just the person we are looking for and we would love to hear from you.
Our offer to you – Our people are our most valuable asset
Our Adult Care Teams work at the heart of their communities, covering specific geographic areas. They are made up of strong and effective people who are determined to achieve our vision and objectives. Our Community Care Officers receive excellent supervision, access to learning and development opportunities and protected time to support continuous professional development.
• A competitive salary
• Protected CPD time
• Flexible working policies
• Career progression opportunities
• An annual leave entitlement of up to 28 days plus the option to buy more
• Payment of your annual HCPC/ registration
• ASYE programme for newly qualified Social Workers
• Defined benefit pension Scheme
• Comprehensive learning & development opportunities
• Car loan and lease scheme
• Career development pathway
• Paid mileage
• Pool car scheme available
• Comprehensive staff discount scheme
Lincolnshire, a place to live and grow
One of the main reasons for joining Lincolnshire County Council is…well, Lincolnshire. With great schools, beautiful surroundings and affordable housing, this could be your ideal next move. From the big open spaces Lincolnshire is known for, including the famous Lincolnshire Wolds and 50 miles of coastline, there is probably more than you expected to our county.
From idyllic villages to the city of Lincoln, we have thousands of years of history meeting with a growing cosmopolitan University. Lincolnshire offers the perfect balance of opportunity, affordability and security. And we make sure you can make the most of it, giving you the flexibility to find your ideal work-life balance.
Not only is Lincolnshire one of the safest places to live in the UK, it's also one of the most affordable with average house prices up to 35% lower than the national average. 90% of our schools are rated outstanding or good and we have two growing universities, both of which have achieved gold awards for their teaching excellence.
It's not just about what's in our county that matters, with up to 9 trains per day to London and modern transport links, Lincolnshire is a gateway to the Midlands and East of England.
So, if you're looking for a place that delivers quality of life and the chance for you and your family to grow Lincolnshire might just be the place for you.
If you would like an informal discussion or have any questions about this post please contact: Christina Collinson on 01522 554449