Social Work Jobs Social Care Coordinator - Whitby

Social Care Coordinator- Whitby

Salary: £27,741 - £30,451 Vacancy Hours – Full time, 37 hours per week Contract

Location North Yorkshire
Hours per-week 37
Salary £27,741 - £30,451
Job description

Social Care Coordinator- Whitby

Salary: £27,741 - £30,451 Vacancy Hours – Full time, 37 hours per week Contract Type – Fixed Term Weekend working - Yes

Are you looking for a new opportunity in the world of social work?

Why not be part of an innovative, award-winning social work team?

We work in adult social care to make a difference and change lives – join us and do exactly that! We are currently looking for a social care coordinator to join our team in the Whitby area on a full time, fixed term basis.

The role offers a blended approach to working, with some days spent working from home and other days spent locally.

As a Social Care Coordinator you will carry out reviews and assessments as required, working within a supportive and forward thinking team in Whitby, making decisions about eligibility as part of the Care Act 2014 and revising and developing creative solutions with people in response to those reviews and assessments. Where people do not meet eligibility you will be expected to signpost people to other relevant services and support, and so an insight into local resources will be an advantage. You will focus primarily on undertaking reviews with people with care and support needs who are currently receiving support either at home or in a supported setting.

We are looking for someone with experience of social care assessments, and Care Act reviews with adults and older people within a local authority setting. You will be able to respond quickly to urgent and changing situations to minimise risk to people with care and support needs whilst respecting people’s choices and raising concerns through safeguarding as indicated. You will also demonstrate the importance of dignity and respect in all aspects of the role. To be eligible for the social care coordinator post an NVQ 3/level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (or equivalent) is essential. There is an expectation that the successful applicant will be able travel across the locality.

Working from Whitby, your office base is on the South side of town with on-site parking and easy access to the A171. The team works across the area from Staithes down to Robin Hoods Bay and across to Great Fryupdale. The area covers one of the largest expanses of heather moorland in the United Kingdom with villages hamlets and towns reaching down to the world famous North Yorkshire and Cleveland Heritage coast. There is some flexibility to occasionally work from the NYCC office in Scarborough as well as from home.

Join us and we can offer you:

•The opportunity to develop knowledge, experience and skills with a leading care provider • Professional support and supervision from your nominated team manager and relevant training •The challenge of complex and varied work through a manageable caseload •Opportunity to work in different specialisms •The chance to be part of a committed and supportive team • Access a range of benefits including generous leave entitlement, flexible working, a local government pension scheme, salary sacrifice and employee discount benefits • Access health and well-being advice and support for you and your family

• The ability to utilise new technology enabling modern ways of working and supportive flexible working.

So, if you would like to be at the forefront of innovative care practice, we would like to hear from you!

We would encourage you to have an informal discussion with the recruiting manager prior to applying. Please contact Sue Jenkinson, Team Manager, on 01609 798089.

Key dates:

Closing date: 26th September Shortlisting date: 27th- 29th September Interview date: 5th and 6th October