£25,314 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Epsom Local Office, Epsom Town Hall, The Parade, Epsom, KT18 5BY.
This is a full time position but part-time applications will be considered.
Flexible working supported where possible, laptop and mobile supplied. 24 days annual leave (pro-rata for part-time staff), local government salary-related pension offered, discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme. For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.
About the Role
This post offers an exciting opportunity to be a Social Care Development Co-Ordinator (SCDC). The post holder will be involved in providing support to front line practitioners, developing local networks and services and driving up standards of care and relationships with local providers.
The post holder will provide essential support to front-line practitioners by taking the lead responsibility for identifying, developing and organising services to support people in Epsom.
The focus will be on developing and embedding new business processes to ensure efficient and effective support arrangements are put in place for people in the community as well as residential and nursing care. You will become increasingly and routinely involved in working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to identify and develop networks and new community resources within Epsom. Successful applicants will therefore be able to demonstrate strong partnership working skills and values and a commitment to local community development.
You will have a critical role in ensuring information regarding non funded services is available for practitioners before funded services are arranged. You will offer guidance and expertise to colleagues within the team in relation to both costed and non costed support available within the locality and you will be responsible for ensuring that local information is made available via Surrey Information Point. Having a developed understanding about the use of social capital will, therefore, be essential to the success of their teams becoming truly integrated into their local communities.
When identifying potential resources you will assist in maximising the use of our existing block and contract arrangements and be well informed about the current availability of funded and non funded provider services. Use of E-Brokerage to source care will be an essential tool to use in sourcing care and support.
You will have key relationship with colleagues in Procurement, Quality Assurance, Finance and Commissioning to ensure information regarding availability and quality of service provision is well known and issues acted upon quickly. Work with Finance to ensure that the provider is properly registered on Council systems for payment is part of your role.
The post holder will be the key link with the area finance team to ensure that individual expenditure and savings are communicated and realised in a timely way. Close working relationships with all locality staff is therefore essential, including the Senior Administrative Advisor, in developing clear processes for all staff to follow.
Line Management, supervision and support will be provided by an Assistant Team Manager and you will be given appropriate training to complete this role.
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification. We look forward to receiving your application.
If you need further information, please contact Katie Withers or Clare Hunt on 01372 832360.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 7th January 2018
Interviews will take place on 18th January 2018