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Manchester- Assessment Officer -Aids & Adaptations

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

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    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £30 - £34.99 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

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Our client Manchester City Council is looking for a Senior Assessment Officer to join their Aids & Adaptations team

The role holder will ensure the provision of appropriate and co-ordinated services to ensure positive outcomes for Manchester residents.

The role holder will work collaboratively with other agencies and stakeholders to establish common goals to achieve joint objectives to plan and deliver services to meet the needs of individuals.

The role holder will lead on the evaluation and development of their service and will have an active involvement in the research and evaluation functions of the team to ensure the best possible outcomes for individuals and their families.

The role holder will support the leadership of the team and service through the provision of advice and supervision to colleagues, contributing to the ongoing development of staff, students and trainees

Key Role Accountabilities:

Drive the continuing development and effective delivery of the team/function, creating service plans and team priorities and agreeing and monitoring performance objectives to ensure the delivery of social care to vulnerable individuals and their families.

Monitor and review decisions made following social care assessments, ensuring the development of staff and services to improve outcomes for Manchester residents.

Actively lead in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of changes in working practice and service delivery to ensure the delivery and continuous improvement of high quality services.

Ensure that services are appropriately and sufficiently funded by developing and setting of budget plans and monitoring expenditure against these plans to ensure the efficient use and deployment of physical resources across teams. This may include identifying sources of funding, preparing funding bids and provide regular updates and information to funding providers.

Ensure the maintenance of accurate and appropriate records enabling the service to develop and report achievements against local and national performance targets.

Roles at this level may be required to undertake management duties, either through direct line management of a team (including appraisals, performance management and other duties) or through matrix management of a virtual team of officers.

Personal commitment to continuous self development and service improvement.

Through personal example, open commitment and clear action, ensure diversity is positively valued, resulting in equal access and treatment in employment, service delivery and communications

Essential requirements:
* Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification
* Registration with Social Work England
* ASYE completed

Benefits of working with Remedy
* A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
* Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs
* Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
* Double payrolls each week.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.
To be considered for this role, please apply with your CV on the social care team.

Remedy Social Care is a REC Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.