Independent Living Assessor
How will you help them live well?
In Kensington and Chelsea, we put local people and businesses at the heart of decision-making. Working in partnership with our community to deliver responsive, effective and efficient services, we are committed to working creatively and innovatively to better support our population. We serve a rich and ethnically diverse community which offers a rewarding client base to work with and learn from as you continuously develop and add value and empathy to the service.
Join us here and you’ll help to deliver one of the Council’s key objectives: to improve the wellbeing of our residents and to support them in living better lives.
You will focus on providing community services to people with learning disabilities. This starts with assessing their individual needs and tailoring a support package that’s designed to meet them. It could involve helping people with day-to-day activities or more complex needs. To do so as effectively as possible, you will often need to overcome communications challenges to establish a bond with them and fully understand the issues at hand. Building productive working relationships with carers and other professionals, as well as family members and any wider support network.
Please refer to the Job Description for more information.
Preferable experience of working in an Adult Social Care setting will have given you many of the skills and experience you’ll need. These include the warmth and empathy to create trusted relationships with clients, and productive partnerships with those around them. Attitude and approach is crucial here. A patient, calming presence, you’ll have a vocational attitude. You may come from an area related to social care, Citizen’s Advice or Housing are just two.
In return, you can look forward to a package that includes a competitive salary, a high-quality pension scheme and generous annual leave plus bank holidays.
Please apply online explaining how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification and job description. CV’s will not be considered for this role.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of suitable applicants
We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.
We engage our staff with a variety of learning types including face-to-face and virtual learning because we want to ensure our staff understand our values and behaviours, grow their skills and develop their careers.
This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.
We do not accept speculative CVs from any source.
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