Social Care Support Officer

Social Care Support Officer (Adults Social Care)
19000235 Requisition #

| Salary £21166 - £24799 per annum | Permanent, Part Time, 18.5 hours per week |


The Adult Safeguarding Service have a Part time Social Care Support Officer vacancy, based in Lancashire House Accrington.


The role is to work under the direction of the Social Worker and Team manager to undertake Safeguarding work in line with the Councils safeguarding procedures. Or to support social workers to   co-ordinate multi agency section 42 safeguarding enquiries for adults with care and support (whether or not the authority is meeting any of those needs) if there is concern that they may be experiencing, or at risk of, abuse or neglect. You will with oversight from a Social Worker develop and review safeguarding plans.


You will ensure a collaborative and person centred approach within this activity in line with the key principles of the Care Act and DOH Making Safeguarding Personal Agenda.


You will also contribute to service delivery that is person centred and outcome focussed with an emphasis on encouraging independence and enabling recovery.


You will be required to provide a car for use in connection with the duties of this post and must be insured for business use. However, we may consider you if you cannot drive because of a disability.


The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Further information can be found on the 'Our Recruitment Process' tab.


This position is part time, please note the salary quoted is full time equivalent, the salary received will be paid on a pro-rata basis


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