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Community Care Officer

  • Job reference: REMLECCAREOFF
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
Job description: Community Care Officer required to undertake a 3 month ongoing position working with Leicester City Council. Candidates will receive initial contacts and referral for adults social care, screen initial contacts, make preliminary identification of need and match assessment response to this.

The position is full time and pays £11 per hour.

Duties
- Take part in the provision of a duty service.
- To screen new all referrals; giving appropriate advice, information and assistance when necessary.
- Liaise with other Social Care staff and with professionals from other agencies.
- To undertake assessment of service users' needs for services.
- To undertake short term work with service users in primary care settings and prevent deterioration of social functioning.
- To arrange for appropriate services to be provided.
- To identify when specialist involvement is required.
- To monitor and review service provision.

Requirements
NVQ3 or equivalent (or equivalent experience in care services)
Substantial relevant employment experience involving provision of social care services
Experience of maintaining effective and confidential records

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!