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Community Care Worker

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Amber Valley Area Office, Godkin House, Ripley
Salary details
Grade 8 £25,582 - £27,493 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Due to funding 18 months from start date
37 hours per week
Closing Date
11 December 2022
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This is an exciting opportunity to join the Shared Lives Team, to assist the Scheme Manager in the delivery of Derbyshire Shared Lives scheme for over 18’s that meet the Adult Care Criteria.

The role includes:

  • Supporting and monitoring a caseload of Shared Lives carers to meet the requirements of the scheme and the Health and Social Care Act (2008), Care Act (2014) and other key legislation and CQC guidelines with regards to services that offer personal care
  • Supporting a caseload of Shared Lives carers through telephone contact, online and home visits, dealing appropriately with any problems that may arise during an arrangement and undertaking annual Shared Lives carer reviews
  • Participating fully in the referral, allocation, assessment, and matching process
  • Promoting the services offered through networking and promotional events
  • Ensuring the wellbeing and safety of people using the service by producing high quality Personal Service Plans, risk assessments and risk enablement plans

You will need good organisational and time management skills together with excellent communication and inter-personal skills to both support and maintain positive relationships with our Approved Shared Lives carers. 

Our workers cover the whole of the County, and our base is Ripley Area Office.

Please contact Laura Morson, Scheme Manager for further information either via Microsoft Teams or by emailing laura.morson@derbyshire.gov.uk 

Provisional Interview Date: 19 & 20 December 2022

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.