Social Care Assessor Royal Borough of Greenwich London SE18

  • Full Time
  • London SE18
  • 38,364 - 40,833 £ / Year

Royal Borough of Greenwich

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  • £38,364 – £40,833 a year

Job type

  • Full-time


London SE18

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Expression of Interest for one-year Social Care Assessor secondment in HIDT

We have an exciting opportunity for a 12 months secondment in HIDT for a SCA role to cover a member of staff going on secondment with CQC.

This position is an excellent opportunity for a role in Adult Social Care, where you will work with both health and social care professionals; as well as a diverse range of people throughout Royal Borough of Greenwich and help make a difference to their lives.

You must be able to work creatively with adults, their families and carers, and collaboratively with other professionals, using person-centred principles, strength based, evidence-based approaches and current best practice, with an understanding of legislation, risk assessment and positive risk taking.

You will be well supported with regular supervision. You will manage your own caseload and work to safeguard and promote the welfare of adults and older people, and will work in partnership with families, carers, and other professionals and organisations. This role is suited for someone with previous hospital work experience or has an interest in hospital work. You would be given support to develop into the role by your manager and a commitment to working in a learning culture.

We invite applications from current SCAs within the RBG HAS department who may wish to gain the experience of working in HIDT or staff from other teams within the council with suitable and transferable skills as above.

If you would like to be considered for this secondment, please can you complete a A4 sheet demonstrating what skills, knowledge and experience you would bring to this post. Please ensure that you cover the JD (attached) and provide examples where possible. This role is full time and we currently work in a hybrid model of days in the office and Working From Home. You must be able to be relieved from your current duties. Please ensure you have discussed this with your Line Manager before submitting your Expression of Interest.

If you have any questions about this or would like to discuss further, please contact:

Team Manager Witcan Chirimuuta – or Service Managers, Cathy Moore or Hilary Pye


For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Witcan Chirimuta; 020 8836 6564


If you require any assistance in viewing or accessing this opportunity, please contact or call 020-8921-8977

Safer recruitment:
 Royal Borough of Greenwich is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any roles which involve working with children, young people or vulnerable adults, or roles in which the duties will involve access to sensitive information relating to children, young people or vulnerable adults, the Royal Borough will take up references prior to interview. You should provide details of referees including your current and previous employers, covering the last 5 years. Candidates can request for us not to send a reference request to their current employer prior to interview by emailing us at

As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy, a full employment history is also required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment. Unless otherwise stated, a Basic DBS check will be undertaken as part of the pre-employment checks for successful candidates.


Diversity Statement: Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

High Volume Applications: Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

Standard DBS: This role requires a Standard DBS. (This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act,1974).

Secondment (development opportunity): This secondment is an employee development opportunity and therefore is open to applications from existing RBG employees only. Appointment to a secondment opportunity is subject to the agreement of your Chief Officer to be released from your permanent/substantive post.

Internal Only Advert: This vacancy is being advertised internally only – this means it is only open to applications from existing employees, agency workers, apprentices and GSP/GSS employees.

Our Staff Values: Our Staff Values are important to us. Candidates will be continuously assessed against our staff values throughout the recruitment process. Where candidates demonstrate views and behaviours that do not meet the standards of our staff values, we reserve the right to reject their application/ registration.


Royal Borough of Greenwich
Salary Details
£38364 – £40833
Additional Allowances
Location Postcode
SE18 4HQ
Job Term and Hours per Week
Secondment (development opportunity); 35
Closing Date
17 March 2024

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