Overview

Casework Assistant

Are you available immediately and looking for the next challenge in your career?

Hampshire County Council are currently recruiting for a Casework Assistant based in Fareham to start as soon as possible on a temporary contract

In the role of Casework Assistant, the purpose of the role is to support professional practitioners in the delivery of person centred, safe and secure social care services in accordance with social care legislation and local government requirements

Role Responsibilities

Provide support in the assessment of risk and options that will mitigate risk
Support individuals and communities in maintaining their independence and seek support and advice when this is challenged
Work collaboratively with multidisciplinary staff
Support colleagues in achieving the operational priorities for the team
Under supervision, work with internal and external colleagues in providing support to individuals, carers, families, communities and hard to reach groups to build safe, strong and caring social networksRole Requirements

GCSE grade C English and Maths
Ability to work independently and collaboratively
Ability to assess needs
Ability to recognise problems, identify solutions and negotiate situations
An understanding of local authority statutory duties
An innovative approach to resolving social care needs
Ability to calculate costs of services and care plans
Ability to record case and financial information
Proficient IT Skills
Ability to understand best value principles
Understand equalities issues
Understand data protection & confidentialityAdditional Information:-

The role of Casework Assistant is a 3 month temporary position with a possible extension to start as soon as possible
The hourly rate on the role is £10.80
The role will require an Enhanced DBSConnect2Hampshire, part of Hampshire & Kent Commercial Services LLP, is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates