Care Manager Job with Northumberland County Council

Do you want a challenging and rewarding career with real opportunities to change the lives of people in Northumberland? if you are dynamic, dedicated and enthusiastic, we want to hear from you.

Who is CNC?

Renowned worldwide as a tourist destination, Northumberland is also the ideal place to find the perfect work-life balance. What better way to enjoy the scenic landscape and beautiful coastline than to taste it on a daily basis?

Our vision is: “To make Northumberland a county that you consider a great place to live and where you can access the things you love, while having the opportunity to learn and grow”

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Care Manager to join our enthusiastic Learning Disabilities team across Northumberland County. The position is a full-time CDI. This is an opportunity to make a difference. You will work alongside other professionals, promoting strength-based approaches to practice and service delivery for adults with learning disabilities.

You will work alongside and in partnership with individuals, families and caregivers using a range of interpersonal and relational communication skills to comprehensively assess complex psychosocial needs, set goals, develop care plans and provide appropriate interventions. You will complete Care Act assessments and work with a range of external services to access all the resources needed to meet the care and support needs you have identified.

As part of your job to provide a comprehensive assessment, you will benefit from a good balance between autonomy and support. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of your workload, but will receive regular supervision and full support from your team manager.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the well-being of vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.

– 25 days of annual leave plus public holidays and bank holidays (increasing to 30 after 5 years of service)

– Access to local government pension scheme

– A wide range of benefits, including a competitive annual leave provision

– Flexible working arrangements

– Successful candidates will receive regular supervision and personal development opportunities

The required kit:

– NVQ 3 in social assistance or equivalent

– Experience working with adults with a learning disability in a social care setting

– Knowledge of adult mental health and social care legislation

– Due to the nature of this role, it is essential that the job holder has a valid driver’s license and is a car owner and able to use the car for business purposes

For more information, please see the job description and person specification attached here.

To apply, click on the Apply now link below.