Care Co-ordinator Band 6

Job details
Posting date: 24 May 2024
Salary: £43,954.00 to £59,343.00 per year
Additional salary information: £43954.00 - £59343.00 a year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 01 July 2024
Location: Guernsey, GY4 6UU
Company: NHS Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: K0005-24-0102

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The post holder will be based in the Adult Disability Services, Community Learning Disability Team and will undertake needs assessments within current service thresholds, in close liaison with the other members of the multi-disciplinary team. To ensure an individuals holistic needs are met by working closely with them, their carers, families, colleagues and other agencies, ensuring that the adult is central to all planning. To form positive working relationships with professionals from other departments and agencies. To prepare reports for a variety of purposes relevant to care co-ordination and function of Community Learning Disability Team. To collect statistical information regarding long term conditions and care to contribute to the compilation of an Annual Report. To maintain case recordings and files (electronic and/or paper) in accordance with professional standards. To ensure that legislation, policies and procedures in relation to adults with learning disabilities and/or autism who have care and support needs are adhered to and to contribute to the development of policies, procedures and guidelines. To provide professional support and guidance to colleagues as requested by the Team Manager, Community Learning Disability Team. To contribute to a positive culture within the team that promotes mutual respect and good professional standards. To actively participate in the delivery of multi-agency training and audit to enhance understanding of the issues for adults with learning disabilities and/or autism who have complex needs. To undertake other such duties as may be determined by Service Manager. To actively participate in the mentoring of less experienced staff as required. To promote the rights and independence of service users, encouraging choice, involvement and empowerment. To participate in identified initiatives to develop opportunities for adults, families and main carers to participate in the development of services and service delivery. To receive and participate in regular supervision and annual appraisal. To organise and attend meetings as appropriate. To work collaboratively with service users and their families to assess their needs and plan and deliver services in accordance with the Community Learning Disability Teams service area. Manage a complex workload with a degree of autonomy, developing and maintaining a network of internal and external colleagues, with whom to seek and share advice, expertise and develop practice. Provide professional, reflective supervision and support to staff as relevant to the needs of the team, e.g. staff induction, junior colleagues and students. At an advanced level, communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, to a range of audiences including adults with learning disabilities and/or autism, their families, carers and professional colleagues. Ability to gather, analyse and review complex and/or contradictory information quickly and effectively, using it to reach informed decisions to determine and plan interventions and decide a course of action, with minimum support. Plan and prioritise workload with a flexible work environment with a high level of autonomy, modelling workload management skills to others. Demonstrate understanding of, and acceptance and commitment to, the principles of human rights and equality and how they underpin practice. Knowledge and understanding of effective customer care. Must have knowledge understanding and application at an advanced level of: a. The values and principles underpinning service user involvement, including the right to access independent advocacy and complaints processes. b. The legal and policy frameworks and guidance that inform and mandate social work practice in Adults Social Care, including a sophisticated knowledge of the law and guidance relating to the service area. c. The Professional Capabilities Framework as it applies to all social work levels. Carry out all duties in accordance with the Health and Social Care Policy and other policies designed to protect employees and service users from harassment. It is the duty of the post holder not to act in an oppressive or discriminatory manner towards employees or service users. The post holder should respond to such practice or behaviour by challenging or reporting it. To work in an inter-agency context, where activities will be complex and where the post holder will be required to undertake considerable responsibility and to work autonomously. The post holder will advise, support co-work and case hold, within the assessment and social care planning process, ensuring that all aspects of need are identified on a multi disciplinary basis and care plans, transition and pathway plans address aspects of need, relating to learning disabilities and/or autism. The job and post holder is intended to make a significant contribution to developing new ways of working on the basis of a needs led holistic assessment process, which identifies achievable outcomes, that accord with the persons views and aspirations.

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