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Community Assessment Officer

Social Care

Adult Services

Northern Care Alliance NHS Group

Salford is now looking to recruit experienced and enthusiastic Community Assessment Officers; to be part of this and help us deliver our community led support vision. That means having a passion for supporting others, enabling effective integrated working, promoting independence through reablement approaches and safeguarding adults in Salford. You will be responsible for carrying out care management duties, requiring the highest levels of skills, knowledge, and professional expertise. You will assist the Team Manager in ensuring the delivery of effective, safe integrated services for adults through the promotion of high standards of practice in assessment and person-centred support planning being creative to meet individual outcomes.

The successful candidate will be a skilled individual able to work with people who have varying needs, goals, and desired outcomes. They should have a good understanding of the needs of vulnerable adults and be able to work effectively with other professionals. They will be person-centred and have a good knowledge of the relevant legislation such as, The Care Act 2014, The Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Making Safeguarding Personal. They will be able to balance risk whilst empowering people, promoting enablement and self-determination. They will need to network and liaise with a wider range of professionals, colleagues, community services, people and their families and carers. They will need to manage their workload, contribute to the development of the team, and manage confrontation and complex relationships effectively.

Salford Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. A place with an outstanding reputation. Salford is the place which is taking bold, pioneering steps towards delivering a world class, fully integrated care system for adults. Twice rated Outstanding by the CQC, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust is responsible for delivering a range of community and primary care services and specialist services to Greater Manchester and beyond.

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

For further details / informal visits contact:
Janine Mellor
Pincipal Manager
0161 631 4777

To apply for this vacancy, please submit your application here:!/job/v4590871

Job Description/ Person Specification.pdf

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working hours

full time

application deadline

11 59 pm

7th Oct 2022

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