Job Description

· Participate in supervision and team meetings.

· Participate in the department’s duty arrangements, utilising relevant policies and criteria.

· Undertake clear and detailed service user and carer assessments/reassessments and reviews in accordance with relevant statutory requirements, identifying risks, needs and options.

· Manage the planning and review of cases, adapting and creating innovative packages to meet needs, promoting independence and early intervention as well as the personalisation agenda and self directed support to minimise risks, and commissioning services to improve quality of life for service users and their carers.

· Work with individuals, families, carers and communities to help them make informed decisions, enabling them to clarify their needs, construct value for money care packages and commission a range of appropriate services.

· Undertake preventative work and risk assessments utilising community resources and services such as reablement and telehealthcare.

· Input, check and maintain a variety of electronic and paper based systems including case notes and record systems.

· Prepare and present cases as appropriate to the Resource Allocation Panel in line with policies and procedures, as well as give evidence in court as required.

· Liaise and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, developing effective relationships to holistically meet the needs of service users and carers.

· Identify and act on opportunities to contribute to the development of practice champion in a specific area or taking initiatives to propose or try out new approaches.

· Take responsibility for own ongoing professional learning and development.

· Operate in accordance with all statutory frameworks and care acts, Caldicott principles, relevant social care legislation and procedures as well as council policies, procedures and frameworks.

· Undertake any other duties commensurate with the role as requested by management.

· Model good practice, setting expectations for others.

· Experience of working in a caring profession with older people and/or adults with disabilities/mental health.

· Experience and/or knowledge of the skills required to complete assessments of need.

· Experience of working in a hospital environment.

What's on offer for?

  • Excellent competitive pay rate
  • Excellent management structure with experienced leaders
  • Desirable location with excellent transport links
  • A stable and well-supported working environment

You must have:

  • A recognised qualification (NVQ Level 2 or above in Health and Social Care) and experience of working in s
  • The drive to succeed and make a difference.
  • A valid enhanced DBS with Adult Barred List Checked.

Benefits of working with Semester.co.uk:

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed (if required)
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs, full or part time
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or the other opportunities Semester.co.uk have available feel free to click the 'Apply' button below or contact the team on 0161 4199285**

** Candidates must have a valid enhanced DBS which is preferably on the update service and be able to provide satisfactory references for the past 5 years.

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