To assist the Shared Lives team and Community Care to carry out procedures in relation to a clients community care needs through the co-ordination of care, ensuring current policies and initiatives set by Local and Central Government are applied.
To assist with the co-ordination of care.
Liaise with and advise Community Care Staff in regard to verifying information regarding care arrangements.
Liaise, consult & verify with Community Care Staff in regard to the accurate recording of care services entered on Carefirst IT system.
Carry out Shared Lives Carer assessments.
Use of various IT systems.
Participate in team meetings, attend supervision sessions and participate in ERDP 1. Dealing with Challenging Relationships and Environment.
Health and Safety.
Experience /Training in Local Government.
Knowledge of Local Authority policies in relation to Community Care.
Educated to SVQ 2/3, HNC or equivalent in relevant discipline or demonstrable equivalent experience.
Knowledge and experience of Microsoft office packages, including Excel and Access and Word.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
To be able to work under pressure & prioritise own workload.
Be able to exercise own initiative and make decisions.
Understanding of delivering an outcome focussed service.
Ability to recruit, supervise, support and manage Shared Lives Carers.
Ability to assist with Shared Lives Carer training and development needs.
You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Moray to meet the operational requirements of the Service. Due to the rural nature of Moray this is normally undertaken by use of a car.
Ability to deal confidently and sympathetically with people who may not agree with decisions and policies.
Ability to use discretion and adopt a calm approach.
Appreciation, acceptance of and commitment to the importance of confidentiality. Ability to work in an open plan office
Ability to work in different offices dependent on service requirements
Ability to work flexibly to meet demands of service
Closing Date: 20 January 2023
Starting Salary £24,278.80 (pro rata)
£12.88 per hour
For further information contact Diane McLeary 01343543450
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