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Social Care Support Officer

  • Location:

    Lancaster

  • Sector:

    Social Work

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £11.2 per day

  • Contact:

    Anthony Scargill

  • Contact email:

    ascargill@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ430191_1626431854

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-15

Akton Recruitment are looking for a Social Care Support officer to join the local authority based in Lancashire (Lancaster).
1. To contribute to an initial assessment at both Contact and Overview Assessment levels as described within the Single Assessment Process under the guidance of the Team Manager / Social Worker.

2. To contribute to the assessment process for equipment/minor adaptations as part of the Single Assessment Process under the guidance of appropriate professionals.

3. To provide care plans and commission services following the completion of assessments under the direction of the Team Manager / Social Worker.

4. To contribute to the initial reviews of assessments and make amendments to care plans/commissioned care plans as necessary, under the guidance of the Team Manager / Social Worker.

5. To liaise with other partners e.g. Health, Housing as directed to ensure provision of services to meet identified needs.

6. To undertake scheduled and unscheduled reviews of current service provision to individual clients, to check the effectiveness of the Care Plan in meeting identified needs, to check the quality and effectiveness of the provider and to review the needs of the service user, under the guidance of the Team Manager / Social Worker.

This is a full-time contract-based role, working Monday - Friday, 08:45 -17:00, at a rate of £11.20 per hour. The contract for this role is on a monthly rolling basis with a view to be ongoing. It is essential any applicants have experience working in this role or similar.
If you think this role is right for you, get in touch now!