Community Assessment Officer – Central Bedfordshire Council

    North Locality Older Person's Review Team
    Full time
    £22,183 - £24,491 per annum pro rata
    Job description

    The North Locality Older Person’s Team it is a busy, highly professional Adult Social Care team based at Priory House in Chicksands. Our staff work from home and out of several office locations across  Central Bedfordshire. The North Team is split into an Assessment Team and a Review Team and serves the area including Flitwick, Ampthill, Biggleswade, Sandy and the surrounding villages. The teams work closely together.

    We are currently seeking to recruit a Communuty Assessment Officer to join our multi-skilled team. The Team forms part of Community Assessment Services and practices at the cutting edge of Adult Social Care with a strong focus on improving customer outcomes in a person-centred way. Our ambition is to work collaboratively with our health colleagues to provide a seamless multi-agency response in supporting residents with their health and social care needs. Our collective practice has a strong focus on early prevention and optimising levels of independence.

    We are committed to helping adults achieve their potential – and you can play your part.  You will work to build strong relationships with the local community and other professionals to make sure  people have access to fulfilling lives and achieve their aspirations. Tenacious, proactive and approachable, you’re adept at building professional relationships and have dealt with a range of partners including Health. You will have a good understanding of working with older people and will have sound care management skills. A positive, determined and diplomatic professional, you’ll know how to build links that count.


    You will have responsibility for the delivery of statutory duties commensurate with supporting people within Adult Social Care. You will discharge these duties in a manner that sees customers at the centre of their care and support, along with demonstrating behaviours that result in the delivery of compassionate, caring, responsive, and proportionate care and support that is of high quality and evidences best value.


    Succeed, and you will be part of a varied and dedicated team where flexibility and commitment go a long way.  We will give you the chance to develop new skills, progress and support you to find your greatness. At Central Bedfordshire Council, we’re passionate about having a workforce that reflects our community. It’s why we’re committed to creating equal opportunities, so that we always embrace diversity.


    Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire ‘A great place to live and work’.


    To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Community Assessment Officer Recruitment Pack


    For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Cate McLaughlin at or call 0300 300 5488.


    For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at or call 0300 300 8000.



    Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.


    Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.

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