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Social Care Officer

  • Employer: London Borough of Newham
  • Reference: 3386
  • Published: Fri 22/03/2024, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 15/04/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £35,000 - £39,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greater London

Social Care Officer, Adults Neighbourhood Teams x 3 positions

£35,577 - £36,567 pa

The Person

We are looking for Social Care Officers x 2 who have want to further develop their skills with case work under the Care Act 2014, undertaking assessments of needs, completing support plans promoting independence and Direct Payments, carrying out reviews and working with customers and carers in the community and building good links with community agencies in the new neighbourhood structure in the Service (Adults). We are looking for Social Care Officer who has good assessment and care planning skills and passionate about delivering results.

The Role

To support the delivery of an integrated social care service to an allocated caseload within the agreed performance management, quality assurance and budgetary framework and that the highest standards of service are achieved.

To act as a member of a team providing an effective, efficient and personalised assessment, support planning, brokerage and review service to adult service users, carers and their families in order to deliver the key strategic aims of the organisation and to ensure that the citizens of Newham have access to high quality services which safeguard and promote their welfare.

To ensure that the principles of “Putting People First” are deployed within their day-to-day practice so that all people are fully supported to have the best possible personalised opportunities and are supported to exercise choice and control to meet the outcomes they define.

There is a strong commitment to supporting professional development, to improve services and outcomes for vulnerable people.  As a Social Care Officer, we know that you want to make a difference and working at Newham you will be given every support and opportunity to do so.

If you share this vision of excellent practice, we want to hear from you.

Please apply via Fusion and a supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role (we will not accept standalone CV’s). You may attach your CV. Please view the Social Care Officer JD (attached)

Should you require any help or advice with your on-line application, please email Melanie Mendez, Florence Ogundein ASCNorthWestNewhamTeam@newham.gov.uk

https://www.newham.gov.uk/downloads/file/6909/social-care-officer-jd

Closing date 14.04.2024

Additional Information

We are committed to creating an inclusive, anti-racist environment for all. When you apply for a job at Newham, your application is considered on its merits regardless of your age, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender identity or sexual orientation. If you share our vision and values, and you bring the experience and skills we need, that’s all that matters to us.

The London Borough of Newham has important responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you are appointed to a job that involves working with these groups, you may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

We practice anonymised recruitment. Please ensure that you remove all personal information from any documents that you upload.

The personal information we have collected from you will be shared with Cifas who will use it to prevent fraud, other unlawful or dishonest conduct, malpractice, and other seriously improper conduct. If any of these are detected you could be refused certain services or employment. Your personal information will also be used to verify your identity. Further details of how your information will be used by us and Cifas, and your data protection rights, can be found by https://www.cifas.org.uk/fpn.

  • Employer: London Borough of Newham
  • Reference: 3386
  • Published: Fri 22/03/2024, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 15/04/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £35,000 - £39,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greater London

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