Community Care Officer

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 then we want to hear from you. Lincolnshire County Council's Adult Social Care Hospital Team is seeking Level 1 and 2 Community Care Officers to join our team of Social Workers in enabling and facilitating safe and timely discharges from Lincoln County Hospital, Pilgrim Hospital Boston and Grantham Hospital. To be successful in these roles candidates must have relevant experience working in a health or social care position. They will need to be creative and passionate about supporting people in a person centred way. Be able to work in a multi-disciplinary team and take responsibility for an allocated caseload under the direction of a line manager/supervisor. The ability to work on their own initiative and to reflect on their practice, ensuring continuous professional development, along with good verbal and written communication skills is essential. Applications are invited from people who can demonstrate experience in areas such as; Valuing people using strength based models to assess and plan support with people. Identify eligibility for Continuing Health Care funding and supporting people through the CHC process. Seeing Direct Payments as a way of offering people more choice and control in their lives. Understanding the principals of the Mental Capacity Act and Best Interest decision making. Working creatively, using technology to assess, plan, implement and evaluate people's aspiration and goals. Supervision and training will be offered to the successful candidates to improve their current knowledge, skill and confidence. The teams consist of Community Care Officers, Social Workers and a Lead Practitioner. Lincolnshire Adult Care Teams are in the business of people, they are made up of strong and effective people who are determined to achieve our vision and objectives. 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 and ensure discharge planning from hospital supports them to have the best possible outcomes in their lives and be independent for longer within their communities. Our people are our most valuable asset, that's why our Community Care Officers receive excellent supervision, access to learning and development opportunities and protected time to support continuous professional development. Along with a competitive salary of £21,152 - £23,791 15% Attraction and Retention Bonus for Level 1 and £25,991 - £28,672 15% Attraction and Retention Bonus for Level 2 , we are also offering a comprehensive benefits package, contributory pension, career development pathway and up to 32 days holiday with the option to buy more. If you would like an open and informal discussion regards this role then please contact Michael Brain at m Applications Close on 5 th May 2021 and interviews will be held on 17 th and 18 th May 2021 Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application. On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. We operate a talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions. Lincolnshire 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 our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns. In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/92479390

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