Care Management Assistant (BR9)

29 January 2024
£17 / hour
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Job Description

Job Title : Care Management Assistant (BR9)
Job Category : Social Care & Health Non-Qualified
Location : Bromley Council
Hours Per Week : 36.00
Start Date : Immediate Start
Start Time : 08:30
End Time : 17:00
Salary: £17.09

We are looking for an experienced Care Manager Assistant to work closely with the Senior Social Worker to avoid Social Admissions to Hospital. This will involve supporting Carers by completing urgent assessments and support plans to prevent Cares breakdown. Also supporting Vulnerable adults ensuring they have the appropriate support to meet their assessed needs.

You will have a knowledge/experience of facilitating safe Hospital discharges, strong working knowledge of the Care Act 2014 and its application. Timely strength-based assessments Also, knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act and experience completing Mental Capacity assessments.
You will be supporting Younger Adults with physical disabilities and sensory impairment and Older Adults to live as independently as they are able and work with their carers to ensure risks are appropriately managed. You will need to be flexible, committed, and hard working with a willingness to work to quality standards. You will be working within a multidisciplinary framework and need to have good communication and negotiating skills. You will be working with Partner agencies and will be required to develop close working relationships with them.
You will need to be able to travel around the borough of Bromley to complete home visits in urgent situations where necessary.
Good Skills in assessment.
Able to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills
Ability to prepare accurate reports and correspondences.
Ability to negotiate and work with a wide range of Care Providers, National Organisations, Local Authority staff, Community Groups and representatives of health services with a wide range of people.
Ability to develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships at all levels with a wide range of individuals and organisations that may have different and conflicting agendas.
Ability to listen and work with Adults and Carers to reflect their views rather than make plans on their behalf.
Effective organisational skills and set priorities.
Ability to think creatively and imaginatively to anticipate and solve problems within appropriate parameters.
Ability to understand and manage budgets.
Be able to cope with pressure.
Able to make appropriate decisions.
Ability to use information technology effectively.
Demonstrate appropriate understanding, knowledge and skills in valuing diversity
Ability to work independently
Ability to work flexibly
Ability to undertake home visits
Ability to work as part of a team

Demonstrate a sound working knowledge of Social Services legislation and practice.
2. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of the Care Act 2014, the Mental Capacity Act 2005, and other relevant legislation
3. Ability to develop knowledge of local services and community resources.
4. Awareness and commitment to Equal Opportunities Policy
Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of safeguarding
Demonstrate an awareness of budgetary constraints.

Able to demonstrate experience of having worked within Health and Social Care directly with Adults and Carers.
Working across a range of agencies and understanding their role.
Evidence of continued professional/personal development.

A relevant social and health care qualification is preferable but not essential at BR8, i.e. NVQ.
The progression criteria for BR9 requires successful completion of a relevant qualification e.g NVQ3 or able to demonstrate appropriate skills and experience at that level..
Minimum standard of English GCSE Grade A -C or equivalent