We are looking for an Assessor to join our WISH (Wokingham Integrated Social Care and Health) service in the Health Liaison Team. The post holder will work within an established multi professional statutory team and will undertake assessments for people in acute or community hospitals and requiring discharge. This assessment will be to establish eligibility for Social Care services in line with the Care Act (2014) framework, and will also involve meeting immediate need to manage risk and to ensure a timely discharge from hospital to the community. The role involves working with adults with a broad range of needs including people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, older people and people with dementia. It also involves completing Carers Assessments and providing information, advice and support to Carers. You will be based at the Offices in Wokingham, but also have regular visits to the hospitals and individuals homes.
We are a very supportive team, and offer a structured induction programme, regular supervision, and good opportunities for training.
You will need to be flexible and be able to prioritise and manage your time effectively. A car driver is essential as we cover a rural as well as urban area and there is very limited public transport.
For further information about this role, please contact Janette Ledbrook on 0118 974 6864.
Closing date: 11pm, 24th September 2018
Interview date: 4th October 2018
Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.
For more information and to apply, please visit: www.wokingham.gov.uk/jobs-and-careers/
Please note that CVs are not accepted.
Alternatively, please call 0118 974 6116 (answerphone outside office hours) quoting ref: 706171
Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.