TWO Care Allocation Officer (Administration)

Dorchester, Dorset, England
£10.09 to £11.36/Hour
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July 23, 2021

TWO Care Allocation Officer (Administration)

Dorchester, Dorset

Temporary 3 to 6 month Contract

Immediate starts

Full Time 37 hours per week

Monday to Friday 08.30am to 17.00pm

£10.09 – £11.36 per hour DOE

TO APPLY CALL 01305 239239 Mon to Friday 8am to 5pm



Our client is seeking TWO Care Allocation Officer (Administration) to join the Dorset Council on a temporary basis (Could lead to a permanent role for the right candidates). You will be based at County Hall, Dorchester. Sourcing Care Packages for people leaving hospital. May include weekend working as and when required.

  • Undertake duties of the Care Allocation Team.
  • This involves the allocation of care and support, including associated administrative tasks and tracking, for individuals requiring care and support, to either prevent hospital admission or to enable hospital discharge.
  • The work will involve booking care and support arrangements, whether domiciliary care at home, reablement or within a care home setting from pre-commissioned short-term care options. This will often require creative thinking to blend the resources available to create support solutions to enable hospital discharge or avoid admission. At times there may be a need to broker care directly from the local market.

This will require the following keys skills:

  • Ability to think creatively and work from own initiative
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with a broad range of colleagues and providers across the Dorset Integrated Care System.
  • Ability to work in an often-pressured environment, subject to changing priorities and tight deadlines.


CV must show:

  • Previous office based administrative experience
  • If you have worked within care sector would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Knowledge of a range of IT systems and their use, including Microsoft word, excel, e-mail

and databases.

  • Awareness of service requirements and developments regarding older people, people with a learning disability, mental health needs and or physical disability.
  • Excellent written/spoken English.
  • Experience of working in a team.
  • Ability to build and sustain good working relationships both with colleagues and with

external partners such as Health and providers.

  • Ability to retain information and produce accurate/quality work.
  • Ability to organise own workload effectively, prioritising tasks and working to tight


Candidates must hold:

  • Passport or Birth Certificate with proof of National Insurance
  • 2 years previous employment reference history

In line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to provide documented evidence of eligibility.

City Centre Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.

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