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Social Care Officers - Adult Service

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
09/05/2018
Advert End Date:
23/05/2018 12:00
Salary:
£19,446 - £25,463
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
174637
Employment Location:
To be confirmed.
Post Number:
SR-101335

Job details 

Closing date:
23 May


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 be the first point of contact for members of the public and other professionals. You will be involved with initial Safeguarding enquiries. 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, Susan Hurst, Team Manager, on (01429) 284831 or Kath Bell, Team Manager on (01429) 523946.

Hartlepool Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Application forms and further details are available from and should be returned to, Hartlepool Borough Council, Customer Services, Chief Executive’s Department, Level 2, Civic Centre, Hartlepool, TS24 8AY, Tel 01429 523331, Email address: workforcesupport@hartlepool.gov.uk or apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.

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