Community Care Worker (Social and Healthcare Qualified)

Location Derbyshire
Salary £13.00 - £15.50 per hour
Community Care Worker to work with children/young people and their families to support the Social Care Needs of children in need primarily those with a vision or hearing impairment, including those with hearing and visual impairment, not primarily. All the CCWs will be working with these children so the appointed CCW will not be primarily working with these children.
The person appointed will be based with at The Polygon in Alfreton. The appointed person will have a knowledge and experience of social care processes for children and young people, will hold a caseload of children and carry out direct work with families, children and schools to support family needs and access to local services and the local community. Experience of working with people with sensory needs or other disabilities is essential.
The appointed person will work closely with staff in the Safeguarding Disabled Children’s Service, carry out Duty with that team and will receive guidance, advice and support on case management, safeguarding and service delivery from the managers in that team.
Equality and Diversity Act in accordance with the Council’s Equality and Diversity policy. Health and Safety Ensure own compliance with the Council’s Health & Safety policy/procedures and that of any resources you have responsibility for. Risk Management Contribute to risk awareness through carrying out of duties and raise issues where appropriate. Information Security Comply with the Council’s policies on information security including the ICT Security Policy, Internet and Email Policy and Safe Haven Guidance