Community Care Co-ordinator

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Job Purpose: Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of...

Job Purpose:

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Location: Rosewell House, 194 Kings Gate, Aberdeen

Duration: Permanent, Full Time

Roles that require PVG Membership

Please note that with effect from 1 April 2023, where a role requires PVG membership, candidates will be required to meet the cost of the PVG membership. This applies only to roles with a full time equivalent salary of £30,000 and above. (Teaching roles and jobs at Grade 11 and above (currently £30,727 per annum / £15.97 per hour)

The Council will pay for the PVG membership cost initially, either £18 for existing PVG scheme members, or £59 for non-members, and this cost will be deducted from an employee’s first FULL month’s salary payment.

job purpose/about role

As a member of an integrated multidisciplinary team for Adult Service the CCC will co-ordinate services based on the individual’s assessed needs with a strong focus on providing person centred planning and support whilst maintaining the person’s independence to safely live at home or in their community and supporting carers with relevant services to enable the carer to maintain their roles.

The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

• HNC / SVQ level 3 in Social Care
• PVG

The postholder is able to demonstrate:

• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with service users’, staff, carers and internal/external professionals to achieve improved outcomes for service users
• Attention to detail; specifically around financial responsibilities and accountability for all expenditure made on behalf of clients / carers and record as required
• Participation in individual, team and service development
• The ability to produce high quality written and electronic reports
• Interviewing and investigation skills
• Interviewing, investigation and assessment skills (including finance), person centred planning, developing, monitoring and evaluating agreed outcomes
• The ability to prioritise, plan and manage workload and to manage constant and often conflicting demands
• Ability to make decisions and take responsibility for own practice, seeking advice and support as necessary
• Ability to manage priorities, time and meet deadlines
• Ability to manage complex cases and high risks and arrange care packages for discharge from hospital
• Counselling and support skills
• Promote role of Community Care Co-ordinator internally and externally
• Mentor, support and provide other workers and social work, OT and nursing students with learning opportunities

About Us

Please see Job Profile for further details.

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer. If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact AskHR@aberdeencity.gov.uk.

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families: armedforces@aberdeencity.gov.uk. We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

Further information can be found at https://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/services/jobs

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