Care Manager

Aberdeen City Council
£30,784 - £35,228 per year
10 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link  and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.     

Location: Marischal College
Duration: Permanent, Full Time

Job Purpose:
To provide a comprehensive, intensive community care service to individuals, their families and carers as part of an integrated, multi-disciplinary team, actively promoting their involvement in, and an understanding of, any assessment process. This service includes crisis/urgent, short-term, or planned longer-term intervention with individuals who may also have complex health and social care needs.


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:
At least one of the following qualifications:
BA Social Work or equivalent or professional qualification in OT or professional qualification in Nursing (1st level registration RGN with community experience)
Registration with relevant professional body – i.e. SSSC, NMC or BHPC


The post holder is expected to demonstrate:
Act as designated lead professional in assessing and implementing interagency plans when required
An ability to manage risk and manage constant and often conflicting demands
Ability to build relationships and communicate effectively with service users, staff, carers and internal/external professionals
Interviewing, investigation and assessment skills (including finance)
Planning and decision making skills
Counselling and support skills
Reviewing and evaluating skills
Report writing and accurate and timely record keeping
Commitment to providing a high quality, person centred customer service
Compliance with health and safety policies and legislation
An ability to manage priorities, time and meet deadlines
Mentor and support new staff/students

The Individual

Please see the Job Profile for further information.

The Council has access to affordable accommodation within the city which may be available for rent to the successful candidate, for the first 6 months in this key role. This can be discussed further with the hiring manager Emma Ross on 01224 557306.

See also:
2. Job Profile.doc