THIS IS A CATEGORY "E" POST.
Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise
Social Care Assessment Officer
£23,866 - £27,358 per annum
37 hours per week.
Fixed term for 2 years (cover secondment)
We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and highly motivated Social Care Assessment Officer to work in our Community Health and Social Care Direct team. Community Health and Social Care Direct is the first access point for adult social care across Newcastle upon Tyne.
The role will involve a rotation of tasks which will include, assessment, undertaking information gathering and making initial responses to safeguarding referrals and managing day to day enquiries offering support with crisis intervention as required. You will need to be organised to work in a busy and fast paced environment.
You will need to be flexible and may need to carry out a broad range of assessment and reviewing duties as required. You will work as part of a team, and will receive ongoing support and training. Previous recent experience in an adult social work team environment is desirable for this post.
We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.
For an informal discussion please contact either Johanne Slater, Jan Stevens or Julie Brown; Team Managers at Community Health and Social Care Direct on 0191 278 8377.
Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.
As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.
17 May 2018
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