Roles - Content Drop - Herts Care Careers

Roles – Content Drop

Job information:

Are there any further roles we need to factor in for content generation outside of the list already provided?

All roles provided are inclusive of the campaign

Support Worker (including waking night, seniors)

Support Worker Job Outline

  • Essentials/Key Job Details
  • Personal care
  • Weekend working and bank holidays
  • Shifts (early start, late finishes and nights)
  • Willingness to learn
  • Senior support Worker – NVQ level 2

Domiciliary worker (Herts at home, HCPA)

Care worker Job Outline

  • Essentials/Key Job Details
  • Personal care
  • Weekend
  • Shifts
  • Car driver

Social Worker

Job Outline

  • Essentials/Key Job Details
  • Social Work England registration (SWE)
  • Knowledge and experience of relevant legislation
  • Social Work Degree, Social Work Diploma, CQSW or CSS
  • Driving Licence and ability to travel.
  • (Depending on team) Weekend work – Support a 7-day service.  The post will be asked to be part of the service-wide rota to provide cover on consecutive Saturdays and Sundays once every eight week
  • Willingness to be flexible
  • Experience of working with vulnerable adults and/or children within a health and social care setting
  • Experienced level – Relevant post qualifying
  • Senior experienced level – Actively undertake a specialist role e.g AMHP, Practise Educator or equivalent or agreement to undertake these roles within the first year.

Occupational Therapist

Job outline

Essentials/Key Job Details

  • HCPC registration
  • Occupational Therapist Degree or Diploma
  • Driving Licence and ability to travel.
  • Working with adults/children within a health and social care setting.
  • Adult Social Care and legislation
  • Senior experience  – Actively undertake AMHP, Moving and Handling, Practice Education, or equivalent, or  agreement to undertake these roles within the first year.

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LD Nurse

Job outline

Essentials/Key Job Details

  • NMC registration
  • Nursing degree
  • Driving Licence and ability to travel.
  • Experience of working with learning disability
  • Knowledge of the requirements and challenges of community nursing

Community Care Officer (experienced but no degree qualifications required)

Job outline

Essentials/Key Job Details

  • Clear Knowledge and understanding of social and or health care within the community.
  • Experience of working within a paid or voluntary setting.
  • Experienced – Qualification in care work or relevant other qualification.
  • Driving Licence and ability to travel.
  • (Depending on team) Weekend work. Supports a 7-day service.  The post will be asked to be part of the service-wide rota to provide cover on consecutive Saturdays and Sundays once every eight week

Can these jobs be grouped into ‘families’?

Are there any further qualifications outside of those already provided that can allow people to apply for these roles?

Can you clarify which roles apply to which organisation + any overlap

Salary information for each role

Support Assistant – £18,562 – £19,312pa

Support Worker – £19,312 – £20,903pa

Senior Support Worker – £20,903 – £25,481pa

Driver Support Worker- £18,562 – £19,312pa

Day Service Support Worker – £18,562 – £19,698pa

Day Service Organiser- £19,698 – £23,080pa

Community Care Officer – £23,080 – £30,452pa

Social Worker – £27,741 – £39,880pa

Occupational Therapist – £27,741 – £39,880pa

Community Learning Disability Nurse Band 5 – £24,907 – £30,615pa

Community Learning Disability Nuse Band 6 -£31,365 – £37,890pa

Career progression for each role

This is in the about Herts page

What are the working patterns for each role

Social Workers, OTs & CCOs for the IDS team: The service run a 7 day service where you work 1 in 8 weekends. Flexible hours as the 8-8 service covered

Older People – Social Workers/OT/CCO – Full time flexible working patterns considered. Working from home as well as office attendance. Compressed hours, 9 day fortnight.

Our core hours are 9.00 – 17.30 Mon to Thur and 9.00 – 16.30 on a Fri. However, many staff have flexible working patterns e.g.

  • 9 day fortnight by condensed hours
  • Weekly condensed hours i.e full time over 4 days.
  • We also have a number of staff on part time or reduced hours
  • Starting early i.e. 8am and finishing early
  • Working around school drop offs / pick ups etc for people that have children.

Are there any specific things Herts can offer for each roles that competitors don’t – for example the business support that Social workers receive?

IDS: finance packs are sent out for workers currently other wise is normal support of the teams we have adapted to what the teams need for covid cover

SW/OT – Welcome £1k, extra 5 days A/L for qualified staff (no qualifying criteria for this benefit). Monthly dedicated Peer Group Forums  for OTs in Herts Valleys. Hospital teams attract a market forces payment dependant on hospital location Multi specialist integrated working. Up to date digital technology.

Team members are encouraged to develop interests that they can then represent their team on, eg team Direct Payment Champion, Community Engagement team rep or perhaps Carers team lead etc; Training to become a Practice Educator and/or Best Interest Assessor; Advanced Practitioner role encourages leadership and implementing HCC policies and procedures through training lite bites for their team (eg sessions exploring new legislation that affects service delivery).

  • CCO – Career progression CACHE course, SW and OT Apprenticeship opportunities which include placements and once completed they will be a qualified OT or SW
  • SW – Best Interest Assessor /PE/Approved Mental Health Practitioner pathways, career progression, ASYE programme
  • OT – OT specific training, career progression, above pathways
  • Specialised business support based within the service to assist frontline staff with financial issues, complaints, and Direct Payments
  • Peer support meetings, Peer supervision/complex case work, Regular supervision
  • Great opportunities for integrated working with health including MST/MDT meetings
  • Good community contacts with GPs, district councils and voluntary services.
  • Exciting assisted technology pilot in East Herts area
  • Extensive Learning & Development programme
  • Dementia cafes & Healthy Living Hubs