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Job Description

Job Category: Social Care & Health Non-Qualified
Location: Yew Tree Lodge, London Borough of Havering
Hours Per Week: 36.00
Start Date: Immediate Start
Start Time: 09:00
End Time: 17:00
Salary: £15.00

Job Context:
1. The post holder will report to a Team Manager or Senior Practitioner/Social Worker and may operate at different tiers within the organisational hierarchy.
2. The post holder does not have line management responsibility.
3. The post holder will be required to occasionally work outside ‘normal’ office hours as required by their line manager up to 36 hours per week.
4. The post holder will work as part of a. team to support social workers and occupational therapists.

• GCSE English & Maths or equivalent level of competency.
• Experience of completing assessments and/or reviews.
• Experience of working with adults/older people/people with a physical or learning disability and their carers in a community or hospital setting.
• Experience of multi-disciplinary team work.
• Experience of preparing needs-led assessments/reassessments and support plans.
• Experience of using IT systems.
• Some knowledge and experience of moving and handling legislation and practice

Additional Requirements:
• The Council has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in its services to the community and in the employment of people. It expects all employees to understand, comply with and promote its policies in their own work, and to undertake any appropriate training.
• Comply with Health and Safety Regulations associated with your employment.
• Be aware of the council’s responsibilities under the Data Protection Act 2018 for the security, accuracy and relevance of all personal data held on such systems and ensure that all processes comply with this.
• To treat all information acquired through your employment, both formally and informally, in strict confidence.
• There are strict rules and protocols defining employees access to and use of the council’s databases, any breach of which will be regarded as subject to disciplinary investigation.

• You may be required to work at any Council site or suitably identified location in line with agile working.
• Demonstrate a flexible approach in the delivery of work within the service area.
• Consequently, the post holder may be required to perform duties not specifically identified in the job profile but which are in line with the general responsibilities of the post with appropriate supervision and support when required.
• Deal with any Safeguarding issues that might arise, in line with the Council’s policies and procedures.
• Fundamental to fulfilling the responsibilities of this post is the ability to respond flexibly, positively and successfully to the ever-changing pressures which an integrated Health and Social Care team will face.