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Community Assessor
  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: ASC/21/166316
  • Published: Fri 24/09/2021, 10:45 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 15/10/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade G SCP 20-25 £25,991 to 29,577 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Sefton, Merseyside

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Community Assessor

Community Assessor - Adult Social Care Reviewing Team

Sefton is a diverse and exciting borough where people can enjoy a great work / life balance. It encompasses world renowned nature reserves, accessible business and retail centres, top class leisure facilities and some of the best coastal and countryside positions in the country. With excellent transport networks to Liverpool and links to Manchester, it is an ideal location for accessing the North West and beyond by road, rail or air.

Exciting opportunities have arisen in the Adult Social Care Service within Sefton Council. The Reviewing team are seeking applicants with backgrounds in community work and experience of working with service users with a learning   disability and EMI  would be a distinct advantage.

As a community assessor, you will contribute to the operational delivery of an effective Adult Social Care service as part of a team responsible for promoting the welfare of and continuously improving outcomes for individuals.

You will manage a defined case load delivering high quality reassessments and support plan reviews that address the needs of vulnerable people through the commissioning of individual packages of care, whilst managing the reputation of the Council.

We will offer robust supervision, opportunities for continuous professional development and a firm commitment to your personal development. This is an opportunity to work in a supportive, forward looking team with new developments on the horizon which encourage innovative and creative practice.

The successful candidate must be motivated and committed, with a range of skills and experience to strengthen an established and developing team.  In exchange, we can offer:

  • An opportunity for personal and professional development
  • Full support and supervision
  • Induction and relevant training opportunities
  • Pension scheme

Due to the nature of work the above post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and / or relevant care / safeguarding legislation and will only be appointed if a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure is obtained from the Criminal Records Bureau.

The full list of criteria can be found within the person specification.