Care Management Officer
Ace Appointments Midlands are recruiting for a Care Management Officer for a Local Government contract based in Leicester City Centre
Assignment Duration: Long term / temporary
Working Hours: Monday – Friday 08:30am – 17:00pm (37 hours per week)
Pay Rate: £11.00 per hour
Qualifications: NVQ Level 3 or equivalent (including experience in care services)
Care Divison: Adult Social Care
The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working within adult social care and be experienced at dealing with initial contacts as well as screening and making referrals.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check through our agency. This will cost £56.00 and is payable by the applicant.
Main Objective of this job role will include (but are not limited too):
·Receive initial contacts and referral for adults social care.
·Screen initial contacts, make preliminary identification of need and match assessment response to this.
·Provide an effective response to emergency situations.
·Undertake assessments and arrange services to meet identified needs in line with the Department’s eligibility criteria. i.e. FACS
·Co-ordinate and arrange various community care services and advise and explain financial implications.
·Monitor and review community care services. To manage risk as appropriate.
·Work with other agencies from the Voluntary Sector, PCTs and other health colleagues to provide appropriate short term support.
Essential Job Requirements:
·NVQ3 or equivalent (or equivalent experience in care services)
·Substantial relevant employment experience involving provision of social care services
·Experience of maintaining effective and confidential records
·Experience of working in multi-cultural team