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Organisation: Cambridgeshire County Council   Hours: 37.00
Salary: £36,950 - £40,800   Working Pattern:Fixed Term
Location: Various places-working out of office base   Reference: 13023

Closing date:

30 May 2017 at midday
Neighbourhood Cares Workers

Are you interested in a key role in our new Social Care Pilot?

We are looking to recruit Neighbourhood Cares Workers who will take forward The Neighbourhood Cares Transformation Pilot, a new approach to social work in two communities, in St Ives and Soham, Cambridgeshire.

We are creating self-managing teams providing preventative, flexible and responsive care and support which builds on natural community networks, assets and strengths to develop local solutions around adults and older people’s needs in a way they can relate to.

Applying Buurtzorg Principles, the team will adopt the Transforming Lives approach to working with individuals, carers, families and the community to create solutions that support adults and older people to maintain their independence and meet their aspirations.

You will be a person centred, resilient team leader/member, politically astute with exceptional communication skills and a ‘can do’ attitude, who thrives on challenge and is committed to partnership working of the highest standard.

If you have a knowledge of social care legislation, policy and guidance and knowledge and experience of multi-agency working with partner organisations and want to be part of an exciting new initiative we’d like to hear from you.

We are looking to recruit two teams, each team will be based in their respective communities of St Ives and Soham initially for an 18 month period but with the possibility of becoming a permanent arrangement.

The position is full time, 37 hours a week, but we would also consider part-time hours.


An Assessment Day on Friday 19th May at Cambridge Professional Development Centre, Trumpington, Cambridge is being held. Those interested in attending this day please register by emailing Louise.tranham@cambridgeshire.gov.uk by 17.00hrs on the 17th May. If you are unable to attend on the 19th May an alternative date will be offered during the week of the 5th June.

Closing date of applications for this post 30th May 12.00.

Interviews will be held the week of the 5th June 2017 in Shire Hall, Cambridge

For an informal discussion or to register for a place at the open day, please contact Louise Tranham on 01223 729139 or 07909687717 or email Louise.tranham@cambridgeshire.gov.uk




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