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Adults Community Care Officer

  • Job reference: TMNCCCCOADULT
  • Location: Midlands
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
Job description: Community Care Officer - Adults Safeguarding - Nottingham

To ensure the delivery of appropriate services to safeguard vulnerable adults and their families, according to their assessed needs. This includes, undertaking all levels of assessments, creating and implementing care plans and support services, and case management.

CCOs are expected to work independently, under the general direction of the Team Manager, and to provide support and advice to colleagues.

This position is an initial 2 Months and offers pay rates of £11-£12 per hour.

1. To ensure the delivery of appropriate services to safeguard vulnerable adults and their Families, according to their assessed needs.

2. To undertake all levels of Assessments in relation to the needs of adults and their carers against the departments agreed eligibility criteria and in accordance with National Performance Indicators within set timescales.

3. To create and implement culturally appropriate care plans and services that demonstrate Flexibility and innovative use of resources and undertaking a care coordination role.

4. To undertake case management responsibilities that include proactively managing a caseload including elements of risk management), the monitoring, Co-ordinating and Review of care plans and ongoing service provision.

5. To work independently, under the general direction of the Team Leader, to meet Deadlines and manage frequently changing circumstances and conflicting priorities.

6. To assist other members of the team in carrying out their work e.g. by providing advice, Support and mentoring (as appropriate). The post holder may also be required to convey services users, perform other escorts duties, assist on home visits, collect information etc.

7. To maintain and produce professional case records and reports which are structured, clear, accurate, timely and evidence based In accordance with the departments case Recording standards and practice.

8. To attend team, staff and multi-disciplinary meetings as required, and to participate in Case discussions and team activities and individual supervision with the line manager as required by the service areas' supervision policy.

9. To work proactively build and maintain good relationships with other professionals and Agencies, as well as with colleagues within Social Care and the Council in order to assist with care planning, reviewing and monitory and other service provision activities.

10. To ensure that records and users information are accurate, up to date, secure and maintained, using information technology in accordance with agreed data entry systems and the Data Protection Act. To have regard at all times for the confidential nature of the work and not to disclose information to unauthorised parties.

11. To write reports as appropriate.

12. To work flexibly and to participate as a team member in developing the service and ensuring that it remains 'customer driven' and appropriate to the needs and demands of the city.

13. To participate in duty rotas which will involve offering information and advice in response to enquires; carrying out initial screening of referrals and gathering of sufficient information to assist allocation of work by the Team Manager.

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Theo at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email theo.mason@servicecare.org.uk

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!