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Reviewing Officer - S02

  • Location:

    Hackney

  • Sector:

    Social Work

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £20 per hour

  • Contact:

    Umayr Panchbhaya

  • Contact email:

    umayr@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ470063_1637053879

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-16

  • Startdate:

    28/11/2021

We're looking for a suitable Reviewing Officer who will be responsible for carrying out strengths-based reviews and reassessments regarding people with long term conditions in accordance with the principles of the Care Act and under the guidance and supervision of the Senior Practitioner.

Main Responsibilities:
1. Manage a caseload of service users and carers with long-term conditions, as well as completing evaluations of current service users' social and functional capacities and, if necessary, co-ordinate multi-disciplinary assessments.

2. As part of the re-assessment and review of support plans, encourage proactive activities, resources, and universal services, including Telecare when appropriate, to enhance health and wellbeing, and follow up to ensure that the information supplied was adequate.

3. To make support planning easier for service users by giving them with as much information as possible about the many support alternatives available, the expected cost of services, and guidance on welfare entitlements and how to maximise income.

4. To keep accurate and complete records, as well as to ensure that service users have access to information regarding their assessed requirements and agreed-upon assistance plan.

5. Use a range of agreed-upon methods to monitor the quality of service provided to service users, such as customer satisfaction questionnaires, complaints, and customer feedback. Ascertain that any shortcomings are disclosed, and that necessary corrective action is implemented.

6. Conduct evaluations and reassessments in accordance with the principles of the Care Act and in collaboration with relevant specialists, allowing service users to select a strengths-based approach to their support requirements and to maximise independence and risk enablement whenever practicable.

7. To accept responsibility for one's own professional growth and to participate in training as needed in order to maintain a high level of performance.

8. Maintain current working knowledge of policy and practise changes in the adult services field.

Qualifications:
* An NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care
* A current Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau assessment