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Care Coordinator

Salary
£21,748 per year (ERYC Grade 6)
Term Entry
Fixed term until 31 July 2022
Type Hours
Full Time (37 hours per week)
Days
Monday-Friday
Address
County Hall, Cross Street, Beverley, HU17 9BA*
Closing date
Job closes on 16 May
Interview date
Interview is 1 June
Service area
Service area: Adult
Job reference
Job reference: ADLT000783
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Description

The job itself

An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a Care Coordinator to the busy Review and Peripatetic Social Work Team based at County Hall, Beverley for a fixed term period ending 31.07.2022. The team undertakes annual reviews, predominantly in residential homes and covers the whole of the East Riding geographical area. The ability to meet the travel requirements of the post is essential for which an allowance can be claimed.

The successful applicant will work in accordance with the Care Act 2014 demonstrating experience of working in Adult Services undertaking assessment for services and reviews. This will include a multi-agency approach working with people and carers to ensure that the care provided is person centred and meeting the person’s needs and working with collaboratively with partners and agencies to safeguard vulnerable people. An understanding of policy, operational practice and procedures relating to adults, safeguarding and carers is desirable.

You will work within the legislative framework relating to adult social care and will have some knowledge of Safeguarding Adults at Risk, Mental Capacity Act 2005, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and an awareness of care and support assessments.

You must have excellent communication skills, the resilience to work under pressure and be flexible in your approach.

You will also possess good IT skills and be expected to input data on the adult information database which is essential in collating data for the performance agenda as well as compiling a complete individual electronic social care record.

All new staff will receive a comprehensive induction, regular supervision, employee development reviews and training opportunities. The team currently operates between Monday and Friday however a move to seven day working is under consideration.

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Name
Maree Draper
Role
Team Manager
maree.draper@eastriding.gov.uk
Phone
01482 396940
Name
Pauline Morris
Role
Senior Social Worker
Pauline.morris@eastriding.gov.uk
Phone
01482 396940
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Driving

This post requires the applicant to have a full UK driving license and access to a car.

Travel

Some travel across the East Riding of Yorkshire may be required, as well as a UK driving license and access to their own vehicle.

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This post is subject to medical and enhanced DBS clearance.

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