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Community Assessment Officer
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: CBED/21/9739
  • Published: Thu 18/02/2021, 17:05 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 07/03/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 30 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,183 - £24,491 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Watling House, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

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Community Assessment Officer

Team: Dunstable Older Person’s and Physical Disabilities Team.

Job Family: Providing CBG7

Salary: £22,183 - £24,491 per annum pro rata

Hours: Part-time - 30 hours per week

Base Location: Watling House, Dunstable

Contract Type: Permanent  

Closing Date: 7th March 2021

More about the role:

The Dunstable Older People’s and Physical Disabilities Team it is a busy, highly professional Adult Social Care team situated in Watling House, Dunstable. 

We are currently seeking to recruit a Community Assessment Officer to join our multi-skilled team. The Team forms part of Integrated Services and practices at the cutting edge of Adult Social Care with a strong focus on improving customer outcomes in a person-centred way. Our ambition is to work collaboratively with our health colleagues to provide a seamless multi-agency response in supporting residents with their health and social care needs. Our collective practice has a strong focus on early prevention and optimising levels of independence.

This post is key in supporting the day to day operation of the team including the duty role. Working alongside your peers, you will be responsible for undertaking Care Act Assessments and reviews of support plans for both persons receiving services and carers; ensuring the timely and proportionate completion of your work.  You will be required to undertake visits within the community and will need to hold a current driving licence as car use will be required.

With support from registered professionals, you will be required to assess the needs of people, their families, carers and co-produce a plan to support individual needs and outcomes. You will review and evaluate support arrangements to ensure great outcomes for people and maximise independence. In return, Central Bedfordshire Council supports the workforce to operate in an agile manner by providing modern IT equipment as well as generous annual leave, local government pension scheme, regular supervision, support to develop and ongoing training. 

Integrated Services is continually striving to ensure that best practice is delivered to the residents we serve and is investing heavily in being a vibrant, supportive and inspiring place to work.  If you think you have the skills and aptitude to join us on our journey, ensuring that Central Bedfordshire remains a great place to live and work, we would like to hear from you. 

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our vision is to make Central Bedfordshire " A great place to live and work".

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To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Community Assessment Officer Recruitment Pack

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Suzanne Russell, Team Manager at or call 0300 300 5013

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at


Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.