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Community Care Officer

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Organisation:Nottingham City Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


NPPV Required:No 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Mary Potter Centre, Gregory Boulevard, Hyson Green, Nottingham, NG7 5HY 


Closing date:29 April 2019 at midnight 

We have a variety of permanent and fixed term opportunities for Community Care Officers within Adult Social Care. Fixed term roles are to March 2020.
The starting salary is £25,295 (Level One) rising to £26,999 (Level Two) on the first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period (pro rata for part time workers)
We have Community Care Officer roles available within the following teams:
  • Whole Life Disability
  • Mental Health
  • Community Review
  • Adult Duty
  • Integrated Enablement
We’ve got an exciting opportunity available for talented individuals to join our workforce - perhaps this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? Read on to find out more…
There has never been a better time to join Nottingham City Council. Known for inclusivity and innovation, we have also won a host of Employee Benefits Awards, are a leading employer of Apprentices and we are continually working around the clock to deliver high quality services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors.
Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit and develop a Great Workforce. Join an organisation that gives you extra – we will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free!
Community Care Officers are required to complete Care Act assessments; face to face or telephone assessments, depending on the level of risk and the needs of the citizen being assessed, with consideration of mental capacity throughout. They work with supportive colleagues, citizens, carers, statutory and community partners to provide appropriate support that will enable independence, choice and control, promoting early intervention and local community led support services to enhance well-being and respond to local community needs.
The CCO role is interesting and varied, and deals with risk management on a daily basis. An awareness of safeguarding and how to identify people at risk, flexibility, resilience and ability to prioritise and adapt to changing situations is essential. In return the successful candidate will be supported by qualified experienced Senior Practitioners, who will support CCOs to develop their Social Care career.
  1. Experience working with adults in a social care/health/voluntary sector setting;
  2. The ability to undertake adult-focused assessments of need within a person centred approach;
  3. To have experience of creating and implementing, individually tailored care plans that demonstrate flexibility and innovative use of resources;
  4. To have knowledge of direct payments/personal/individual budgets.
For more information, please view the Job Description and Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
If you would like to request a call regarding the roles, or for any informal enquiries, please email: asc.vacancies@nottinghamcity.gov.uk with your details.
Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions information, which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working, and our Total Rewards Package, which includes information on some of the great benefits when working for Nottingham City Council.
This post is covered by the statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) (English Language Requirement for public sector workers) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English, as detailed in the job description and person specification, is an essential requirement for the role.
Nottingham City Council are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we are striving to have a reflective workforce of the citizens we serve. As a result of our commitment to this agenda, we anonymise all applications to remove the risk of unconscious bias. The application process will capture your personal details (including your name) and these details will only be made visible to recruiting managers once the shortlisting stage has been completed
We particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and applicants that consider themselves disabled as these groups are currently under represented within our workforce.
This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check against the Children and Adults Barred List.  
Nottingham City Council is open to conversations regarding flexible working options at the point of interview.
If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk