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Community Support Worker

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


Appointment Type:Temporary 

Location:Hinckley Hub, Rugby Road , Hinckley, Leicestershire , LE10 0FR 


Closing date:25 February 2019 at midnight 

We are looking to recruit an Older Adult Community Support Worker to be based in Hinckley Locality, on a full time basis (37 hours per week) for a fixed term period of 12 months.
Job Purpose
Work under supervision to deliver a high quality, person-centred accountable statutory social care service, ensuring that adults, their families and carers;
  • are able to find their own solutions, assess, manage and review their own needs, risks and capacity, maximise their own independence and self-direct the responses to deliver agreed outcomes
  • can access community opportunities, formalised personalised care and support to deliver their expressed outcomes and maintain themselves in the community
  • are protected and safeguarded 
Essential Criteria
  • Relevant experience (paid employment, training or voluntary sector) working with adults in a social care setting
  • Experience of work with other agencies within a fieldwork environment Knowledge of the needs and issues of adults and carers including ethnic minorities, disability and age issues
  • Knowledge and understanding of the need to undertake need and risk assessments
  • A good understanding of social care organisations and their roles and responsibilities as part of the wider community and voluntary sector
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.

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