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Assistant Care Manager

  • Location: West Sussex, England
  • Salary: £14.67 - £14.67 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for an Assistant Care Manager to provide a social care service to those people who access or need the service to include assessment, planning and review within the Supporting Lives, Connecting People framework. This role is office based with a possibility of hybrid working.

The role:

You will lead on a challenging portfolio of casework, attending multi-disciplinary meetings, working in partnership with our Health, Community and Third Sector colleagues. You will have access to professional social work colleagues or a manager for advice and guidance on unusual, complex or difficult problems. You will have an opportunity to progress to Assistant Care Manager – Grade 7 after completion of 12 – 24 months service at Assistant Care Manager – Grade 6 and a formal assessment by the Team Manager that evidences the ability to work at the higher grade. There will be some requirement to work flexibly out of office hours to assist customers, carers and families, and you will be required to travel throughout the County including to locations that are not always easily accessible by public transport. For this role, you will be required to assess, plan, implement and monitor support packages in accordance with statutory requirements and departmental procedures. You will be required to use your initiative where appropriate, utilising good support and supervision. An awareness of the policies, practices and procedures in relation to Social Work and a good understanding of the role as part of the wider community and voluntary sector is required. There is a requirement to have good up-to-date working knowledge of legislations relevant to the specialist area of the post. Demonstration of good resilience is required as you could have exposure to challenging behaviours from people who access or need the service.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Experience: 1+ years recent experience in a similar role 
  • Compliance: RTW in the UK with no restrictions
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently. (desirable)
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

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