Home Improvement Agency Case Worker
Employer: Oxford City Council
- Reference: 001154
- Published on: Wed 07/06/2017 09:35 AM
- Closing on: Mon 19/06/2017 23:55 PM
- Working Pattern: Full Time, Contract
- Hours: 37 hours per week.
- Salary: G5: £24,732 with possible progression to £26,550 per annum
- DBS Check: Enhanced
- Location: Oxfordshire
Do you want to make a real difference to people’s lives? Are you looking to help the most vulnerable members of our community?
We are looking for a highly motivated Case Worker to provide advice, assistance and support to older and disabled people and other vulnerable individuals who wish to repair, adapt or improve their homes. You will visit clients in their own homes to offer advice and support on options available to them and work with other agencies to help improve their lives.
There will also be a requirement to help with publicising the service, attending events and meeting with other partners. The role requires the successful applicant to work on their own initiative and as part of a team, providing back office support when necessary.
If you believe that this role is for you and you are interested in being part of our dynamic and forward thinking organisation, we welcome your application.
Oxford City Council prides itself on delivering high quality, cost effective public services. Oxford is a world class city and the Council has high aspirations for its services and employees. We are a multi award winning Council and in 2015 we secured Champion IiP status along with Overall IiP Employer of the Year 2015, demonstrating our commitment to our employees and their wellbeing. We also scooped the Association of Public Sector Excellence Council of the Year award in 2015 and the Municipal Journal Best Achieving Council prize in 2014.
With over 1,200 staff dedicated to delivering the best service possible to our communities now is a truly exciting time to be working in Local Government. We are all about going above and beyond to improve outcomes for local people, and you might be surprised at the range and quality of services we provide.
We offer a great range of benefits which include generous holiday from 28 days per year plus bank holidays, Local Government defined benefit pension scheme, subsidised leisure membership, discounted travel and the ability to work flexibly in many of our roles. We offer well defined opportunities through our learning and development programme. We also support our staff through the employee wellbeing programme with a range of services including resilience training, an employee assistance programme and support via our dedicated occupational health service.
How to apply
More information is available on the role profile document. Please read this document to ensure that you meet our requirements. More information about working for the Council, our values and vision, is available on our web site.
Applications should be made via our online application system (no CVs please).
For further information and how to apply online, please visit www.oxford.gov.uk
If you are unable to access our website please call 01865 252848 or 07483 011151 for Direct Services roles.
Note: For roles that require a DBS Certificate (Enhanced and or Barred List check), candidates are required to supply their complete work history. Please ensure you explain any gaps in your work history.
Closing Date: 19 June 2017
Late applications will not be processed
Interview Date(s): 04 and 05 July 2017
For an informal discussion about the post please contact, Becky Bell on 01865 252788 or email
We want our workforce to reflect the diversity of the community we serve so we welcome applicants from all communities. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for any vacancies.
Oxford City Council is not currently licensed as a sponsor and cannot employ migrant workers outside the European Economic Area and Switzerland under the Point Based System rules, issued by the UK Border Agency.