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Arranging Support Officer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

We have two vacancies arisen within the Arranging Support Hospital Discharge Team.   This is an exciting role for a confident, proactive, and positive individual working within Adult Social Care.

This would be an ideal position for a candidate with a solid background in admin, customer services, purchasing, or procurement looking to develop or build upon their skills while working within the social care sector for the local authority. The role requires a good understanding and experience using Excel.

The role will involve a wide range of purchasing tasks that involve arranging domiciliary care packages for older people and people with physical disabilities and supporting hospital discharge and requires excellent administration, organisational and communication skills. You will be able to deal with issues of a confidential and sensitive nature appropriately. You will be confident in communicating regularly with domiciliary care agencies, staff, clients, managers, and professionals, and prioritise your work.

You will have excellent IT skills as tasks include inputting, updating, modifying, and retrieving data on systems and running reports. The ability to problem-solve is essential as there is a need to investigate and resolve payment queries.

You will be confident, flexible, able to work well within a busy team and priorities your workload. You will be able to travel around the county in a timely manner if required.

Full induction and training will be given.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Interviews will take place in early December - dates TBC


Contact Details

For any further information contact Jackie McArthur Arranging Support Hospital Discharge Team Manager on 03000 415407 / 07580 715717

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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