Purpose: The key focus for Older People's Service is to find ways to empower Service Users and their families and to develop personalised approaches to service delivery.
Expectations of Service Users constantly change and the challenge for Older People's Service is to respond to this with innovative solutions to meet individual needs.
The Older People's Service includes teams who:-
. support individuals to live within their local communities
. support individuals to access short breaks
. provide assessment and care management support from social workers within local teams.
. provide an Occupational Therapy Service by Occupational Therapists based in local teams.
. carry out statutory interventions to have specific needs met related to learning or physical disability and mental ill health. This includes the support of the Fife wide Mental Health Officers Team.
You will work in partnership to provide delivery of high quality services to service users through robust assessment and case management processes.
The pattern of working hours will be determined for individual remits and on occasions may include evenings and weekends. There will be a requirement to attend meetings outwith normal working hours, when necessary, subject to service user and staff availability.
There will also be a requirement to attend outwith normal working hours for development, training, registration compliance etc when necessary.
You will have considerable experience in a relevant setting.
Knowledge and understanding of Child and Adult Protection guidelines and information sharing protocols is essential together with experience of joint working to achieve common goals.
Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain PVG scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland.