Adult Social Care - Unqualified roles

Enablement Coordinator (Grade 6 SCP 15-20)

The Enablement Service is a county-wide service to support and encourage people with disabilities to develop daily life skills in their home and community.  As an Enablement Coordinator, your aim is to enable people with disabilities to be as independent as possible. We are passionate about empowering and equipping people with the right skills to take control of their lives. You will support and advise on: how to maintain a safe, habitable home, fire safety advice and checks, good nutrition and healthy eating and much more. As an Enablement Coordinator you will also be responsible for covering the Drop Ins. The Drop Ins are a service for all adults with disabilities or illness who need some help or advice about day to day life. There is no charge for this service. We provide a safe informal environment where people can simply pop in and find out about us and other services that are available in their area.

See the full requirements for Enablement Coordinators here .


Social Care Assessor (Grade 7 SCP 21-25)

As a Social Care Assessor you will work in one of our Locality, Hospital or Learning Disabilities teams. The post holder will undertake a range of fieldwork support duties, such as assessments and support plans, in order to enable and assist people in the community to access appropriate services and maximise their own, or their family’s independence. You will need to liaise with a number of social care professionals, health, voluntary and partner organisations to achieve the best possible outcomes.

See the full requirements for Social Care Assessor here .

Tina Jones - Social Care Assessor (Tewkesbury)

“I enjoy working in Adult Social Care as it involves working as a team to make a difference, working with people, empowering then to be independent, making a difference, whilst supporting them to make decisions about their life’s, and “making a difference.”

My job involves working with people in the community, helping them to help themselves, providing support, information on how to live at home safely and assessing their needs in line with the legislation.”


Lizzie Thornhill - (Learning Disabilities)

“I enjoy working for GCC and feel supported in my role.  I also enjoy the benefits that working for GCC offers including an on site reasonably priced restaurant.  I find my role extremely rewarding working with vulnerable adults of all disabilities, to support them to live as independently as they are able and being part of their community.  I remain professional and respectful of all people all of the time and remain committed to services for vulnerable and older people.  My main role is to support plan to meet eligible needs identified in their care needs assessment and feel valued for my accomplishments by both themselves and management.  I signpost, give information, advice and follow up outstanding issues or concerns on their behalf. I meet inspirational people who are appreciative of the work carried out by professionals to support individuals to achieve good outcomes.  It is great to see people’s faces light up when you tell them about a free service they are unaware of right on their doorstep enabling them to live as fulfilled a life as they are able.”


Care Navigator (Grade 7 SCP 21-25)

As a Care Navigator you will primarily be based in hospital setting. Care Navigators support and advise patients, their families and carers, who have been identified as self funding, or do not wish to divulge their financial information to the Local Authority with sourcing and determining care/support. You will be supporting to ensure the safe and timely discharge of these patients, through helping them navigate the social care system. The Care Navigator works extremely closely with providers of services, including voluntary and partner organisations to find creative solutions to meet peoples care or support needs and to improve co-ordination and access to support services.

See the full requirements for Care Navigators here .


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