Care Assessor

Reference

65742

Consultant

Fiona Hogg/Tracey Mackay

Location

Essex

Category

Social Care

Benefits

45p mileage, Refer a Friend Scheme, 24 days holiday, healthcare cash plan, discounts, flexible hours, pension, training & development

Start Date

An experienced Care Assessor is sought by ECL to carry out assessments covering our services in the South Essex region.

 

This is an exciting time to join Essex Cares as we look to grow our provision of short term care and support in the county to ensure that people have greater choice and control over their longer term care and support.

 

We pride ourselves on being the best care provider in the county, promoting independence, dignity and quality of life at all times in a person centred caring and supportive environment.

 

The Role:

As a Care Assessor you will carry out initial assessments, outcome focussed support planning and subsequent customer reviews over the phone and in person in a variety of settings, including:

  • Customer homes
  • ECL buildings
  • Hospitals
  • Community settings

 

You will need to gain and maintain a comprehensive knowledge of available local community resources and pro-actively liaise with our integrated team of health and social care workers, as well as other external health professionals, to maximise the support available to the individual.

 

You will be required to work on a shift pattern between 7am – 11pm including every other weekend (normal shifts 7am-3pm or 3pm-11pm).

 

We are looking for exceptional Care Assessors who share our values and our commitment to helping and caring for individuals in our community; you will be expected to hold or working towards level 3 QCF in the care industry and be an Approved Assessor.

 

What else can we offer you?

  • 24 days holiday entitlement (plus bank holiday) pro rata
  • FREE DBS check (which is a requirement of this role)
  • Health Care Cash Plan (including reimbursement for dental, optical and chiropody plus much more)
  • Over 4,000 exclusive member offers available to you including a variety of discounts and cashback deals available on purchases from food shopping, holidays and meals out to gym membership, spa days, entertainment and much more.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Full & comprehensive PAID induction
  • Ongoing Training & Career development
  • Access to qualifications
  • Real job satisfaction
  • Up to £600 Refer a friend scheme*
  • Up to £300 loan on starting (subject to eligibility)
  • Contributory Pension Scheme. 

 

*£600 offer up to 31st March 2019 for referrals to Short term support in the community roles (will then revert to £300)

 

As this role requires travel around the community, a car driver with their own vehicle is essential.

 

If this sounds like a company you’d be proud to work for, why not apply today?

 

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitable candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

 

We are proud to be part of the Disability Confident scheme which helps to employ, support and promote disabled people in the workplace.

 

Care Assessor

 

South Essex

 

Full and part time hours available

 

£18,000 – £24,990 pro rata plus 45p mileage

Town/City

South Essex

Region

Essex

Country

United Kingdom

Salary:

21000 - 30000, Up to 20000

Job Type:

Permanent

Hours:

Full Time

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