Senior Community Assessment Support Officer (CASO)

We adopt a ‘name blind’ approach to shortlisting. Recruiting managers will not have access to personal information, including your name and contact details, until a shortlisting decision has been made - please note that this also includes any CV uploaded. Equality monitoring information is not accessible by recruiting managers at any stage.
Adults & Health
Adults Social Care Operation
Hybrid: working from home and office space at Civic Centre 3, Huddersfield HD1 2EY
Grade 8
£27,852 - £29,439

This role is an exciting opportunity to join the Kirklees Peripatetic Team primarily covering North and South Kirklees care homes in an extremely flexible and supportive environment.

In Kirklees we aim to deliver high quality and personalised services. If you are passionate about delivering outcomes of personalisation/helping people to then we want to hear from you.

Team Details:

In the Peripatetic team, you will primarily be working with adults living within a 24-hour care home setting who have social care needs of varying complexity. You will be required to complete holistic assessments and reviews of a person’s needs to ensure they are supported and to achieve the best outcomes. This will involve building professional relationships with care home staff, seeking and encouraging the contribution of the person, their carers and relatives, as well as others involved in their care. As part of the role, you will engage in multi-agency working with a wide range of health and social care professionals including care homes and health professionals.

There’s a really supportive feel to our team with approachable managers and assessors who have an open-door policy and are willing to listen; we all pull together to support each other and share our expertise.

Requirements for the role:

In order to be shortlisted for the role, please evidence how you have met the requirements set out in the ‘Employee Specification’ section of the attached job profile.

Travel is an essential part of this job and therefore it would be extremely difficult for you to do your job effectively if you did not use a car for all or most of the time.  It is essential that you hold a full and valid driving licence, and it is expected that you will either use a council vehicle or your own car (exceptions can be made for disabled applicants).

Interviews will take place on 4th January 2022.



Danielle Pickles is the manager for this role, please contact them on 01484 221000 for an informal discussion, or if you need any more information. 
This job is subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, please refer to the Job Description/Profile.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and we encourage applications from people with all differing abilities. So, if you need any support completing an application form, or any other format for the application or Job Description please contact the Recruitment Team for help by email: or phone: 01484 221000 and ask for ‘Recruitment’.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

18 December 2022, 11:55 PM

Important Information

This vacancy is closed to applications.