Independence Coordinator - Selby
North Yorkshire County Council
Selby, GB
2d ago

Grade - F

Vacancy Hours - 18.5hrs / pw

Contract Type - Permanent

Weekend Working - Yes

Venue for Interview - Sandpiper House Selby

We have a career-enhancing opportunity for you to work as anIndependence Co-ordinator. We offer the foundations of a career where you canmake a real difference to adults with care and support needs in the local area.

You will be workingalongside a multidisciplinary independence team which includes SocialWorkers / Social Care Assessors and Occupational Therapists with a clear focus onReablement.

As part of theIndependence, Reablement team you will be responsible for preventing, reducingand delaying the needs of the adults with care and support needs and theircarers.

Working with people in the community and hospitals you will providesimple assessment advice, information and guidance around non-complexequipment, adaptations, technology and telecare solutions, making referrals tothe independence team where appropriate.

You will completesimple assessments both in the community and the hospitals looking at the careand support needs of the person and where appropriate offering the Reablementservice to enable the person to meet their agreed outcomes and goals, promotingand maximising independence and again looking at equipment and assistivetechnology to support this.

Information gathered will be recorded within LLA,ensuring this is accurate and timely. You will have a minimum of a Level 2 inHealth and Social Care or QCF Level 2 diploma in Health and Social Care, withthe service committed to give you the ongoing support and training to achieveLevel 3 to aid your professional development.

If you have a"can do" attitude, enjoy problem solving, and building andmaintaining strong working relationships with both internal and externalcolleagues, are able to work on your own initiative and have good interpersonalskills then we look forward to receiving your application for this role.

If you are interested in this post as a secondment, pleasediscuss with your manger in the first instance.

If you think this jobis for you and you have any questions, please contact Paulette Taylor on 01609533522.

Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.

NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults.

We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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NYCC are not responsible for the recruitment / employment practices of third parties and accept no liability in relation to the vacancy and any subsequent recruitment / employment processes.

Enquiries regarding the vacancy or practices should be made directly with the third party.

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