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Case Officer

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Case Officer- East Kent Short Term Pathways Team

Want to take the next step in your career?

If you would like to be a part of the Short Term Pathways Team during a time of exciting and innovative change then we would love to hear from you.

This post is based in the East Kent area. As a Case Officer within the Short-Term Pathways Team, you will be working with people over the age of 18 with a wide range of needs, you will manage a small caseload requiring assessment, review, and on-going support to make a real difference in achieving improved outcomes and promoting independence.

Focusing on the work for planning ongoing care and support for adults who have recently had a period of hospital admission, this role is within a team that works collaboratively with health colleagues and other partnership agencies and focuses on promoting a person’s independence.

Whilst mainly working from home at the current time, a fixed working base will be discussed at interview.

The ability to travel across a wide geographical area in a timely and flexible manner at various times of the day is essential.

The new Adult Social Care and Health 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 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week service to ensure service needs are met.

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 post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring service.

Our offer

  • Full induction and comprehensive professional learning and development
  • Regular and supportive supervision
  • Starting annual leave allowance of 26 to 28 days 

Interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams.


Contact Details

For further information regarding this role, please contact:

Liz Harte, Team Manager on 03000 410788.

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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