Reading Adult Social Care are recruiting Social Care Coordinators to work in our new and exciting Adult Social Care Short Term Team. You will work alongside social workers and occupational therapists and Sensory Needs Officers in a multi-disciplinary team, working with vulnerable adults, including learning disabilities, long term conditions, older people, sensory needs and adults on the autistic spectrum.
Our aim is to help people meet their needs and achieve the outcomes that matter to them in their lives, involving the person and supporting them to have choice and control over what matters to them.
How we will support you:
- Excellent comprehensive staff induction, training, supervision and support packages
- Laptop and mobile supplied
- Initial 24 days annual leave with additional 5 days after 5 years continuous service
- Local government salary-related pension
- Discounted child care vouchers
You will undertake non-complex assessments, reviews and care and support planning with people and their carers, promoting independence and protection.
Enabling people to identify their needs and outcomes, and liaising with other agencies when required.
You will work within the legal framework provided by the statute, guidance, policies and procedures.
We are looking for candidates who have previous experience working with vulnerable people or have transferable skills and experiences.
You must be able to demonstrate:
- excellent communication skills
- ability to gather and analyse information
- ability to identify and prioritise risks
- ability to identify and prioritise safeguarding issues
- excellent organisationals skills and flexibility
- excellent IT and typing skills
- excellent team work skills.
When applying for this post, please ensure that your application explains, with examples, how you meet the person specification in the Job Description as this is the short listing criteria.
To learn more, please contact Mechelle Adams, Operational Team Manager, on 0118 937 3877.
Internal Reading Borough Council employees must login via Employee Self Service to apply. If you have not yet been issued with your Employee Self Service account, or you have any queries, please email EmployeeSelfService@reading.gov.uk with details.
Visit http://www.reading.gov.uk/jobsearch for more details on how to apply online. Alternatively, call the Recruitment Team on 0118 937 2039 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the job reference number and the job title of the post you are interested in.
Please do not send a CV: for the purposes of equal opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.
Reading Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer and is committed to the recruitment and continued employment of people with disabilities.
Closing date: 15 November 2018
Interview date: 26 November 2018
An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be sought from the successful candidates.