Team: Leighton Buzzard Older Person’s and Physical Disabilities Team.
Job Family: Providing CBG8
Salary: £23,836 to £26,459 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week
Base Location: Coach House, Leighton Buzzard
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 11th August 2020
Interview Date: TBC
More about the role:
The Leighton Buzzard Older People’s and Physical Disabilities Team it is a busy, highly professional Adult Social Care team situated at The Coach House Leighton Buzzard.
We are currently seeking to recruit a Senior Community Assessment Officer to join our multi-skilled team. The Team forms part of Integrated Services and practices at the cutting edge of Adult Social Care with a strong focus on improving customer outcomes in a person-centred way. Our ambition is to work collaboratively with our health colleagues to provide a seamless multi-agency response in supporting residents with their health and social care needs. Our collective practice has a strong focus on early prevention and optimising levels of independence.
This post is key in supporting the day to day operation of the team including the duty role. Working alongside your peers, you will be responsible for undertaking Care Act Assessments and reviews of support plans for both persons receiving services and carers; ensuring the timely and proportionate completion of your work; supporting Community Assessment Officers within your team and the wider service. You will hold a caseload, some of which will be complex in nature.
With support from registered professionals, you will be required to assess the needs of people, their families, carers and co-produce a plan to support individual needs and outcomes. You will review and evaluate support arrangements to ensure great outcomes for people and maximise independence. In return, Central Bedfordshire Council supports the workforce to operate in an agile manner by providing modern IT equipment, as well as generous annual leave, local government pension scheme, regular supervision, support to develop and ongoing training.
Integrated Services is continually striving to ensure that best practice is delivered to the residents we serve and is investing heavily in being a vibrant, supportive and inspiring place to work. If you think you have the skills and aptitude to join us on our journey, ensuring that Central Bedfordshire remains a great place to live and work, we would like to hear from you.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our vision is to make Central Bedfordshire " A great place to live and work"
For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Morag Gray on Morag.Gray@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk or call 0300 300 5830
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at Recruitment@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk
To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Senior Community Assessment Officer Pack
Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.