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Adults Review Officer

  • Job reference: JM080121RO
  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are working with Peterborough City Council in finding a Adults Review Officer to join their team.

Job Purpose
*To assess the needs of individuals who either potentially or currently meet the eligibility criteria for services from the department where needs are of a less complex nature
*Agree, implement, monitor and review care plans to ensure that services
meet the needs identified and achieve the desired outcomes for individuals.
*To liaise and coordinate care packages and support for designated clients.
*To work effectively within the multidisciplinary team to ensure care is well coordinated for those most a risk of requiring a long term home care package or admission to care homes.
*To promote dignity, choice and independence, supporting adults to be involved in and take control over decisions affecting their lives.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
*Work as part of an integrated team and together with other colleagues, to undertake assessments in line with the single assessment process.
*Monitor and review of needs, developing care plans, ensuring effective implementation of re - ablement services/or other directly provided services as appropriate.
*Communicate effectively both in writing and verbally, with service users and colleagues.
*Work as part of a team.
*Identify issues that require complex social work intervention including safeguarding and refer on to senior team members.
*Work directly to a senior team member, particularly where a person's needs fluctuate between limited and complex care plan provision or work jointly with another team member where appropriate.
*Prioritise and manage a caseload with support from a senior team member.
*Visit people within their own homes taking into account cultural and religious requirements.
*Maintain a fair, calm and sensitive approach in all situations with colleagues and service users.
*Carry out final reviews following a period of re-ablement to identify service users' needs, and develop care plans taking into account eligibility criteria.
*Maintain accurate and up to date records in accordance with policies and procedures.
*Organise networks of care for those people with perceived less complex care needs, liaising with other professionals and service providers to ensure appropriate provision of services.
*Implement and work to agreed quality standards for the service, including standards which support equality and value diversity.
*Car driver with full licence and willingness to travel between locations.

Essential Criteria
Excellent communication and administrative skills.
Full UK driving licence.
A passion for working with adults.
An Enhanced DBS check.
If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Josh at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email Joshua.Morrison@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