Care Manager

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Ref no: DEE01868
Closes: Friday, 13th October 2017
Published: Friday, 29th September 2017
Location: Jack Martin Way, Claverhouse Industrial Estate
Salary: £31,196 - £36,212 per year
Hours: 37.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent & Temporary
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Dundee City Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Social Work

Job Description

Based within the learning Disability Service in Claverhouse, Jack Martin Way. We have two full time, 37 hours per week, posts available, one post is permanent and one is temporary for one year. Please indicate which post(s) you are interested in. You will work with adults with a learning disability and/or autism. These posts may involve work in relation to transition planning for young people and for individuals who are subject to Adults with Incapacity Orders.

Requirements

You will have a CQSW, Diploma in Social Work, CSS (with appropriate option) Mental Health Officer training and experience is desirable.

Responsibilities

You will assist in maintaining vulnerable people in the community by providing a range of care management tasks. These include the assessment of individual outcomes, the negotiation of flexible packages of care, and the monitoring and reviewing of individual care packages.

The Individual

You will have experience and knowledge of social work values, a working knowledge of assessing needs, working with other professionals and third sector agencies, an interest in working with Learning Disability and knowledge of community care. Good communication skills, written and verbal, IT/PC competence, knowledge of Person Centred Planning, Personal Outcomes Approaches and the ability to prioritise workloads and meet challenges and deadlines are also essential. You will be able to build good, trusting relationships with service users, colleagues and other professional staff and be flexible in your approach to work. Knowledge of Children and Adult Support and Protection legislation is also required. You must be able to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within specified timescale. This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Dundee City Council.

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