Want to take the next step in your career?
We are looking for individuals with experience in the Health or Social Care sector to work as part of our team supporting adults in Swale. If you are committed to working in integrated teams and ready to embrace change alongside new ways of working this would be the perfect challenge for you.
As a Case Officer in our Complex Social Work function, you will manage a caseload of cases requiring assessment, review, and on-going support to make a real difference in achieving improved outcomes, promoting the independence of our service users. You will at times work alongside our Registered Practitioners on complex cases, so experience is desirable.
The new Older People Physical Disability (OPPD) service operates with modernised office processes and performance management systems. It is increasingly accessible to the public outside of traditional office hours, as we move towards an 8 am to 8 pm, 7 days a week service to ensure service needs are met.
This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring service.
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
The role requires you to be mobile throughout a wide operational area including travelling around the county of Kent and beyond. There may be times that you are required to travel across a wide geographical area, in a timely and flexible manner at various times of the day. You should note that public transport is rarely a viable option as some rural areas of Kent often have limited public transport.
For further information please contact Simon Southworth - Social Work Team Manager 03000 417180
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.