Vacancy Details – Social Care Assessor x 2 (SPoA)
G07 £26,845 – £28,371 per annum
37 hours per week – Job share opportunity will be considered
The post(s) will be located within the Single Point of Access Team, Adult Social Care Department, which comprises of First Contact Advisors, Social Care Assessors, Social Workers, Occupational Therapist and access to Third Sector Agencies and is based in the newly re-furbished Crown Buildings, Chester Street, Wrexham.
Our Single Point of Access provides the first point of contact most people have with Adult Social Services and the dedicated team of multi-professionals provide a vital service for the people of Wrexham. A call into the Single Point of Access for residents or professionals means that they will receive high quality information, advice and assistance. We are looking for highly motivated social care assessors to play a key role within our friendly, supportive team.
You will work in partnership with people to identify their needs, provide information, advice and assistance and support them to plan creatively in order to increase independence and reduce dependency on long term service provision. This will involve looking at solutions within the persons own community, the third sector, specialist teams within the department and our key partner agencies to ensure positive outcomes for the person/ their family/carers.
You will be supported by an experienced management team and a range of other professionals and will have access to specialist training and development opportunities with excellent career progression for the right candidates.
The Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act (2014), Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 provide legislative frameworks to ensure the team comply with statutory duties and that individuals are supported to achieve positive outcomes.
The successful candidates will have Level 3 or equivalent in Health and Social Care and commitment to level 4 qualifications or equivalent within the required timescales. The Department has recently introduced a ‘Grow Your Own’ programme which gives employees the opportunity to work towards gaining a Social Work or Occupational Therapist qualification.
To find out more about this opportunity, take a look at the full job description on our website.
Closing date for applications is April 9.