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Adult Social Care Assistants - Home and Next Steps to Decide Team

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Full time, Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 30/03/2020 23:59
£21,589 - £24,799
Hours per week:
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Employment Location:
Badminton Road Yate & Alexandra Way, Thornbury
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Job details 

Closing date:
30 Mar

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information


We are looking for caring and experienced people to support our vulnerable residents within South Gloucestershire.

IN THESE EXTRAORDINARY TIMES YOU REALLY CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE... by working alongside our Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and responders, working with adults who may require social care services, their family and carers. Assessing their social care, functional and health needs and to plan, implement, review and monitor actions and outcomes.

• Enable hospital discharges by carrying out assessment of needs, providing advice and guidance to service users and their careers, in order to establish care plans where appropriate, ensuring that services are effective and meet legislation, regulations and codes of practice.
• Identify needs and review and monitor care plans and the quality of service provision, responding to changing needs and renegotiating service provision where appropriate. Taking necessary action in accordance with Safeguarding procedures in order to protect vulnerable people.
• Provide advice, support and guidance to service users and their careers and the delivery of designated areas of work by coordinating day to day operations and contributing to developing projects and processes.
• Raise awareness of a range of care issues and their implications and carry out risk assessments where appropriate, in order to ensure that needs are assessed and appropriate action is taken.
• Develop and evaluate reablement programmes as part of care packages ensuring that programmes to support independence are implemented.
• Make recommendations for significant budget spend ensuring that maximum value is delivered for the resources deployed.

- Experience in a relevant area of statutory or voluntary sector work in the health or social care field.
- A relevant qualification e.g. NVQ Level 3 in health or social care or equivalent.
- IT skills to use client data system.
- Understanding of the needs of service users and good interpersonal skills.
- Knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and codes of practice; processes and procedures; support mechanisms and specialist equipment.
- Ability to carry out risk assessments.

Additional Information
Working patterns may vary to meet the operating hours of the service.

DBS: Please note that it is a requirement of employment that an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is obtained for this post. This means that you must declare any criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings unless these are ‘protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) order 1975 (as amended in 2013).

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) has a confidential checking process for transgender applications who do not wish to reveal details of their previous identity to the person who has asked them to complete an application form for a DBS check.

We’re making a difference: Be part of it!
Closing Date: 30/04/2020

If you are interested in this vacancy, please send your CV to HRRecruitment@southglos.gov.uk. (Please ensure the job ID is in the title)

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