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Posted: Wednesday, January 12th 2022

Carers Assessment officer

Enfield Carers Centre

• You will have a strong interest in working with individuals who are potentially experiencing challenges in meeting their wellbeing as a result of providing essential care for others. • You will ideally have a background in the provision of statutory services and be experienced in the assessment and review of carer related need; however, if you are highly organised, a good communicator and able to manage a constant workflow then this would also make you a strong candidate. • You will have the ability to communicate ,using empathy, with carers, occasionally the people they care for and refer on to other professionals/ agencies as required to implement support planning. • You will be knowledgeable, or willing to promptly learn, statutory duties under the Care Act 2014, and other relevant legislation, relevant when assessing carer related needs.     The successful post holder will be committed to working with carers to empower them to reduce the impact their caring role has on their own wellbeing, and/or support them to withdraw from elements of, or even all, care provision should this be causing them concern.   Good communication, admin and organisational skills together with an enthusiasm and commitment to providing a quality service are essential along with the willingness to work actively as part of a supportive centre team.   The successful applicant must be a car driver and hold a full driving licence.  You will undergo an enhancedCRB/DBS check.  Home Visiting and satellite working are essential parts of the role, once this practice is safe to resume, the successful candidate will need to declare business use in their car insurance policy. The role of an assessing officer is to ensure that support plans for those providing care are properly implemented, through assessment, visiting, and interviewing carers, involving other key agencies, and participating in reviews.     • You will have a strong interest in working with individuals who are potentially experiencing challenges in meeting their wellbeing as a result of providing essential care for others. • You will ideally have a background in the provision of statutory services and be experienced in the assessment and review of carer related need; however, if you are highly organised, a good communicator and able to manage a constant workflow then this would also make you a strong candidate. • You will have the ability to communicate ,using empathy, with carers, occasionally the people they care for and refer on to other professionals/ agencies as required to implement support planning. • You will be knowledgeable, or willing to promptly learn, statutory duties under the Care Act 2014, and other relevant legislation, relevant when assessing carer related needs.     The successful post holder will be committed to working with carers to empower them to reduce the impact their caring role has on their own wellbeing, and/or support them to withdraw from elements of, or even all, care provision should this be causing them concern.   Good communication, admin and organisational skills together with an enthusiasm and commitment to providing a quality service are essential along with the willingness to work actively as part of a supportive centre team.   The successful applicant must be a car driver and hold a full driving licence.  You will undergo an enhancedCRB/DBS check.  Home Visiting and satellite working are essential parts of the role, once this practice is safe to resume, the successful candidate will need to declare business use in their car insurance policy. Previous applicants need not apply.

Job type: Part Time

Location: Enfield

Closing date: Feb. 5, 2022

How to apply: Follow the link & visit the Work With Us page, fill in the application form and email it to [email protected]

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