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Care Management Officer

Leicester, UK

Up to £13 per hour

Temporary

Role - Care Management Officers - Perfect for NQ Social Workers
Client - Leicester City Council
Department - Adult Social Services

  • Provide initial assessments and screenings of Adults being supported within the Council. Service users have varying care requirements and require assessments to provide the best possible care.

  • The position is for an initial 3 months with the high chance of extension. Rates of pay of £11 per hour and candidates will me required to start ASAP.

  • This position will suit a Newly Qualified Social Worker so if you are looking to get your foot in the door and progress up the ladder to a qualified position, this is the post for you!

  • Main Objectives of the service:

  • Provide an effective response to emergency situations.
  • Undertake assessments and arrange services to meet identified needs in line with the Department's eligibility criteria. i.e. FACS
  • Co-ordinate and arrange various community care services and advise and explain financial implications.
  • Monitor and review community care services. To manage risk as appropriate.
  • Work with other agencies from the Voluntary Sector, PCTs and other health colleagues to provide appropriate short term support.
  • Be proactive in implementing LCC Equal Opportunities policies and practices.
  • Summary of Job Tasks:

  • Take part in the provision of a duty service.
  • Screen new all referrals; giving appropriate advice, information and assistance when necessary.
  • To liaise with other Social Care staff and with professionals from other agencies.
  • To undertake assessment of service users' needs for services.
  • To undertake short term work with service users in primary care settings and prevent deterioration of social functioning.
  • To arrange for appropriate services to be provided.
  • If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Theo at Service Care Solutions on######### or email #########

  • Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!

Posted 23 days ago

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