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Locality Organiser – Kent Enablement at Home

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

Role Responsibility

Kent Enablement at Home (KEaH) provide domiciliary-based short term enablement services across Kent. We are looking to recruit a Locality Organiser to work in a busy role, managing the delivery of the in-house enablement service to people living in their own homes.

If you have experience within health and social care, we would love to hear from you. This role offers the opportunity to join a friendly, dynamic, and supportive team which promotes professional development.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has the ability to work well under pressure and manage a variety of conflicting priorities.

This post is based at Worrall House, Kings Hill, the successful candidate will be working flexibility from home and from the Kings Hill office as required to meet business need. The successful candidate will be working as part of the West Kent KEaH team managing a team of frontline staff, reporting to the KEaH West Kent Operational Manager.

We are looking for motivated and proactive people, who want to make a difference in the community, within a team that work collaboratively with internal and external partners and focuses on promoting independence for the people we support. The successful applicant also needs to be flexible in their approach and ready to embrace new ways of working to help further shape our services.

The role requires you to manage a caseload of people with support needs identifying the appropriate level of need, and outcomes, to enable people on our service to maintain their independence. This is a vital role, to ensuring that the busy team can support as many adults as possible with short term enablement services in the community.

The Locality Organiser is responsible for:

  • The line management of a large and diverse staffing team and all the HR requirements for these team members. 
  • Maintaining a high-level quality service and compliance with our Regulator the Care Quality Commission and their regulations and standards.   
  • Ensuring that the service complies with the Kent and Medway Multi-Agency Safeguarding Adults Policy and Procedures.
  • Ensuring that support plans for people with support needs are implemented and regularly reviewed. 
  • Leading and managing the recruitment and development of staff with varying skill sets, overseeing compliance with our mandatory training programme.
  • Responsible for day to day of the service including service data review, and compliance with inclusion and diversion policies, and with Health and Safety and data protection processes. 

The successful candidate requires excellent communication skills both verbal and written and good IT literacy as the post involves daily use of computerised systems.

A Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 5 or the willingness to work towards it.

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.

Contact Details

If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact  Ana Rogers, 03000 416622 ( until 29th September 2023 and Jacqueline Peters, 03000 411480 ( from 30th September 2023 

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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