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"Knowing that the work I do contributes towards improving the lives of Peterborough residents is a real driver for me. Work isn’t just about coming into the office to do the 9 to 5, it’s about wanting to make a real difference. The commitment of my colleagues in working to achieve that goal means there’s always support when you need it and a great team spirit."

Claire M, Children's Services

Assistant Caseworker

Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
03/09/2018
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/09/2018 23:59
Employment Location:
Sand Martin House, Peterborough
Salary:
£21,074 to £23,866
Weekly Hours:
37
Vacancy ID:
102274

Job details 

Closing date:
16 Sep


Supporting documents

 

Document JD.pdf (97.86 KB)

Document PS.pdf (110.74 KB)

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

We are looking for a self-motivated and confident individual to work for Care & Repair, in the Home Service Delivery Team. This job is a combination of the Agency Caseworker and Therapy Support worker roles.

You will need experience helping vulnerable people, collecting and assessing personal information and the ability to respond to the needs of vulnerable clients. You will have a strong commitment to customer care and the ability to work in a team setting. The successful applicant will be need to be flexible.

You will be responsible for:

? Organising your own caseload.

? Visiting clients who have a wide range of health, social and housing issues in their homes to undertake assessments.

? Establishing how client’s needs can be met by working with the client to achieve their goals and for them to remain as independent as possible in their own home (Clinical supervision will be provided by an Occupational Therapist)

? Making applications for Local Authority grants and alternative sources of funding

? Welfare Benefits checks e.g. identifying shortfalls

? Supporting clients from initial enquiries to completion of work and beyond.

? Dealing with clients, their families, carers and representatives, suppliers, builders and fellow health and social care professionals to deliver services and improves client’s quality of life.

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