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Community Assessment Officer - North District

Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council
Bolton, Greater Manchester
Closing date
16 May 2022

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Health and Social Care, Adult Services, Social Care
Job role
Social Worker, Support Worker
Contract Type
Full time
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The Role

A Community Assessment Officer (CAO) opportunity has arisen to join North District Adult Social Care Team working with adults and older adults. We work with adults from 18+ till end of life. Due to this the work is varied and multi-faceted. 

As a CAO some of the tasks you will be completing are:

Detailed assessment of need (Care Act) and effective asset-based support planning, taking into account available resources, universal and voluntary services

Identifying and managing risks

Completing Carers assessments

Mental capacity and Best Interest work

Preparing for and participating in decision-making forums and multi-disciplinary meetings. 

These tasks should be completed in accordance with legislation, policies, procedures and best practice.

The role also includes covering a busy duty service, taking referrals and providing advice and guidance to members of the public and other professionals.

About You

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated individual who has a passion for serving Adults in Bolton specifically in North District.  We are looking for an individual who will demonstrate understanding of their needs, aspirations and supporting them to enhance their quality of life.

You will have the ability to develop and maintain relationships with team members, external organisations, service users and carers. You will have the skills to be actively involved in multidisciplinary team working and decision making. 

You will be able to remain focused and motivated during current remote working arrangements that are in place.

These posts are subject to enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

About Us

Bolton is a place that is passionate about improving the outcomes and experience of Bolton people. We want our people and our place to prosper, this will happen through driving forward transformation and reform of our services in partnership, to promote the wellbeing for all. 

Bolton has a strong foundation of delivering good services across public services but also the health and care market, with a clear focus on person centred care. 

For more information about working for Bolton Council, please see the Work with Us page on

BN Staff Benefits.pdf

Our Values are really important to us, read all about them here:

BN VB Framework.pdf

For further details of the role and how we use your data, please see:

Job Description & Person Specification.docx

BN Privacy Notice.docx    BN Right to Work.docx    BN DBS.pdf

To apply please click Apply Now link below.


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