Search Consultancy is working with a Merseyside based authority to recruit a Social Care Assessor on a 12 month temporary contract.
The purpose of the Social Care Assessor is to work with, and on behalf, of vulnerable people by completing the required needs based assessments, arranging a full range of services and care managing a case load of clients and carers.
You will carry out basic needs based assessments with vulnerable people and their carers, within agreed procedures, to determine specific individual client needs, identify levels of risk and urgency of response in order to construct an individual Care Plan.
You will implement, co-ordinate and maintain individual Care Plans and act as Care Manager to ensure that services are arranged to meet the identified needs of vulnerable people.
You will monitor, evaluate and review individual Care Plans, identify and respond to significant changes by modifying the Care Plan to ensure that the identified needs continue to be met in the most cost effective way.
You will negotiate and liaise with other professionals, statutory and voluntary agencies, relatives and carers about care arrangements in order to maintain the best possible service provision for clients and carers.
You will inform clients and carers of the financial implications of care services, undertake financial assessments and encourage clients to access benefits advice in order to maximise income to clients, carers and the department.
You will prepare and maintain client records/systems, both written and electronic to ensure the provision of accurate up to date client related information to the group.
For initial consideration, please apply with your up to date cv.
Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age
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