Social Care Assessor
Salary:£22,462.00 - £28,785.00
Location:Shire Hall Complex, Gloucester - GL1 2TG
Closing date:25 June 2019 at midnight
We are looking for an experienced Social Care Support worker to join our Gloucester Locality team as a Social Care Assessor. This is an exciting time to join us, as Adult Social Care is on an exciting innovation journey, which focuses our approach into being more creative, strengths-based and person-centered. With us you will be in a great place for professional and personal development with all the benefits that Gloucestershire has to offer!
As a Social Care Assessor, the work will be challenging, with a constantly changing caseload. You will be involved in assessing the needs of older people and adults who have a physical disability or an appearance of need and their carers within the community and recommending support plans to meet eligible needs.
The work is focused on promoting independence, enabling our service users to remain in their own homes and reduce the need for hospital admission or long term care. We can offer a supportive well-established team environment and regular supervision.
You will also need to be reliable, skilled at working as part of a team, flexible, have good communication and IT skills, and be able to work from other locality bases if required. We can offer rewarding work within a multidisciplinary setting, full induction and appropriate training, continued professional development to help you progress in your career, and the experience and support of an established and dedicated team. You can see our career framework by clicking here.
Working in the Gloucester Locality you will be based at Shire Hall, but part of a wider Adult Social Care team. To find out more about living and working in Gloucester, click here and if you are wondering whether you could commute, then take a look at our commuting times map to see how accessible the Gloucester location is.
As part of the additional rewards package you will get when working with us, Gloucestershire County Council provides 24.5 days holiday per year increasing to 29.5 days after 5 years service, staff discounts, a good pension scheme and off – site (for duty working) free parking in Gloucester.
For an informal discussion please contact ASCrecruitment@gloucestershire.gov.uk to arrange a convenient time for a call back.
Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We value diversity in our workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.
It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.
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Only if you have difficulty accessing the information published online should you contact GCC Appointments & People Sourcing Team by telephone 01452-425888 or e-mail to ContactUs@gloucestershire.gov.uk quoting the vacancy reference number above.