Job Details - Service Co-Ordinator

Service Co-Ordinator

Ref: PCHRA16380/8262

Salary: £27,041 - £30,451 per annum
Closing Date: 12:00, 05 August 2021

INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY.

Community Care Direct Services provision - you will be expected to work across the borough as and when required by the needs of the people we support.

The purpose of this role is to lead & manage the delivery of high quality services for vulnerable adults within the borough that aim to improve their independence and quality of life experiences.

Community Independence Service

• To facilitate group and individual activities that support positive contributions to local communities e.g. volunteering. • To support individuals to travel independently various methods of independent travel including: the use of public transport, cycling or walking. • To deliver task focussed activities that enable people to develop the skills they require to live as independently as possible such as looking after my home, shopping and meal preparation and managing money etc. • To wherever possible to follow structured competency based training and educational opportunities that the service provides. • To ensure that each individual within the service has a specific outcome/s identified that they wish to achieve, in consultation with a named social worker and to monitor their progress • To encourage naturally occurring relationships, support and resources, so that an individuals network within the community are maximised • To prepare service users with necessary life skills to move on to more independent accommodation and to support them with this process.

Neath Port Talbot Council is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our employees are equally committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all vulnerable adults and will take action to safeguard their wellbeing.

Neath Port Talbot Council offers a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates who have a disability and armed forces veterans.

The recruitment process for this post will be underpinned by rigorous safer recruitment assessment to ensure that people are protected.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure (Adults).

Car owner/driver or an ability to get to destinations required is essential - a casual car allowance is paid where own car is used.

*If you intend on applying for this position via a secondment opportunity, you must seek approval from your current manager before submitting an application form.

For an informal discussion, please contact Maggie Hayes on 07816 999 085 or email m.hayes@npt.gov.uk

You may apply online, download an application pack or contact the HR Employment Support Team by e-mail at jobs@npt.gov.uk or by telephone (01639) 686837 quoting the post title and reference number.

If you wish to conduct this process in Welsh, please contact the Employment Support Team on jobs@npt.gov.uk

Directorate:SOCIAL SERVICES HEALTH & HOUSING
Section:DIRECT SERVICES & DIRECT PAYMENTS - COMMUNITY SERVICES
Hours:37 hours per week; 5 days across 7 days a week between the hours of 7.30 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. (there may be a requirement to occasionally work outside the core hours)
Contract:TEMPORARY until 31st March 2022
Location:BSPOKED