Social Care Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/09/2023 23:59
£27,852 - £29,439 pro rata (plus pending pay award)
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Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Closing date:
26 Sep
Further Information
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council prides itself on being a great place to work where staff are trusted, valued and supported to make a positive contribution at work.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent part-time Social Care Officer to work within the Sensory Support Team.

This specialist team is part of the Early Intervention and Prevention service area and covers both children and adults living in the Stockton-on-Tees area.

The Sensory Support Team responds to requests for specialist assessments of need. The main aims are to:

-Assess the sensory needs of individuals

-Help to prevent, reduce and delay the need for formal on-going social care support

-Offer information and advice to enable people to access the right support at the right time

-Explore and facilitate the use of equipment and assistive technology to promote independence and well-being

-Help people to connect with others within the community and reduce loneliness

The successful candidate will be able manage a caseload of clients and will work within legislative frameworks to deliver an effective service to our customers. Organisational and problem-solving skills are therefore essential.

This post has been identified as suitable for flexible working which enables the postholder to work a proportion of their working time away from the office.

In return we offer an excellent total reward package, including:

• Flexible Working arrangements –working onsite at our offices in Stockton, and the ability to work some of your time from home.
• 27 days annual leave per year rising to 32 with 5 years’ service (pro rata). Ability to purchase additional leave is also available.
• Generous Pension Scheme through the LGPS with ability to pay extra and plan for retirement
• Access to several employee benefits including an employee counselling service, Physiotherapy, salary sacrifice Car Lease Scheme and more.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

Please ensure you refer to the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Person Specification when completing your application as they are used to select candidates for interview.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Jenny Wardle, Team Manager, on 01642 527368.

Alternative contacts:
Andrea White, Senior Social Worker, 01642 526151
Catherine McKenna, Senior Social Worker, 01642 527376

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is not a UKVI Sponsor therefore we are unable to provide visa sponsorship.

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This job is closed for applications.