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Social Care Assessor – Complex Care Team

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Salary
£38,364 - £40,833
Expires
22/05/2024
Location
Greenwich, London (Greater)
Job Type
Full Time

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Strength in people. Strength in communities. Strength in diversity.

At Royal Borough of Greenwich, we’re strong believers in empowering people and building on their strengths. This applies to our residents as well as our workforce.  Our strengths- based approach means our employees get more job satisfaction by enabling them to work alongside residents in an outcomes-focused way, using strengths-based, person-centred, and evidenced-based practice. We enjoy our work and ensure we deliver the best outcomes in a supported and nurturing environment.

Our Complex Care Team works with vulnerable residents and their carers who are often experiencing a crisis in their lives.  Taking a strength based approach we support them to identify ways to address their concerns and situations they are currently experiencing and to address needs and minimise risk.  The resident could have addiction issues and chaotic lifestyles, self-neglect, hoarding, neuro-diverse, young adults transitioning from children to adult services and meeting the criteria for support under Care Act 2014, requiring direction from Court of Protection due to care and or accommodation or have safeguarding concerns that need to be addressed to maintain their safety and wellbeing.

Following a recent internal re-structure to meet the changing demands and needs of the service, we are seeking experienced, talented, and motivated candidates for the role of Deputy Team Managers, Social Workers Level 1 and Level 2, and Social Care Assessor to help us to make our vision a reality.  Complex Care team is a very supportive team who supports staff through regular structured supervision and ad hoc management support, flexible working, excellent learning opportunities often tailored to the specific needs of the team. We encourage peer learning and development and as part of CPD look at encouraging progression through the  Practice Education Professional Standards (PEPS) and Best Interest Assessor Award (BIA) along with other mandatory training.

Social Care Assessor

An exciting opportunity has arisen to employ a Social Care Assessor. You will be expected to manage a protected caseload of less complex case work. Taking a strength base approach, you will support individuals and their carers to complete a comprehensive assessment, identify strengths and care and supports needs and how to meet the needs. You will work with other departments to commission services to support residents using direct payments, ISF or conventional care and support. At times you will be asked to support other colleagues within the team with other clients. We would particularly welcome those candidates that have British Sign Language (BSL) Level 3 minimum to support deaf clients and their carers, however this is not essential.

Our employees enjoy being part of Royal Borough of Greenwich Health and Adult services and highly value the organisation’s supportive culture and leadership, and Royal Greenwich Employee Benefits.

Additional benefits include:

  • Rota days equating to an additional 10 days off per year
  • Travel expenses for visits OR essential car user car parking (close to the workplace)
  • Social worker career progression scheme.

 Royal Greenwich is an exciting and vibrant London borough. It’s home to the Meridian Line, Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory, the National Maritime Museum, and the Old Royal Naval College including the fabulous Painted Hall, London’s cable car, Greenwich Market, Greenwich Park and The O2 arena. Greenwich has an abundance of green open spaces for recreational purposes and offers some of the cheapest and affordable housing in London.

The borough has excellent transport links, the DLR, Thames Clipper, London Overground and the Elizabeth Line. Royal Greenwich’s diversity is evident to all who visit and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that’s treasured by those who live and work here.

The main council offices are in Woolwich, which is in the centre of the borough. Woolwich is an area of extensive regeneration, including the Woolwich Creative District.

If you like the sound of working in a stimulating and vibrant environment, apply below or get in touch with us for a discussion:

Rhys Davies Team Manager Complex Care Team Tel No 0208 921 4505 Mobile 07592 386600 or Steve Martin Service Manager Tel No 0208 921 3990     Mobile 07999 101430

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