Social Care Officers

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 09/12/2020 23:59
Band 7-9 £20,493 to £27,041 pa
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Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Closing date:
9 Dec
Further Information

Hartlepool Borough Council is committed to providing a high quality service to the people of Hartlepool. Devoting resources, energy, and imagination to promote the well-being of the people of Hartlepool through effective social care partnerships.

You will have recent relevant experience of working in a Social Care setting and of dealing with enquiries from members of the public or other agencies. A sound knowledge base and understanding of roles and responsibilities within Social Care is essential, ideally including knowledge of current developments and service pathways.

You will be required to complete annual reviews and social care assessments of health and social care provision regarding commissioned services and direct payments. You will also need good administrative skills, you will have proven experience of developing, maintaining and inputting information on electronic based systems in order to provide timely management information.

You will also be able to demonstrate sound analytical skills and effective decision-making within the appropriate timescales and will demonstrate a person-centred approach and the ability to deal in a tactful and sensitive manner with people who access our services.

The successful applicant will receive regular supervision and an annual appraisal, they will be well supported and have opportunities in respect of their career development with the potential to experience a variety of roles within adult social care.

Hartlepool Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. The successful applicant will be required to undertake a DBS check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously known as the CRB).

For an informal discussion, please contact, Kim Malcolm (Team Manager), on (01429) 401979.

Closing date: 30th November 2020

Please note
This job is closed for applications.