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Care Navigation Officer (Residential)

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| Salary £24,054 – £27,852 Per annum | Permanent, Part Time, 29.6 hours per week | Pro Rata

Lancashire is the fourth largest local authority in England and covers a large geographic area and a wide range of communities. Our remit is to serve the people of Lancashire by working as efficiently and innovatively as possible to prioritise the services they need and want.

We are currently looking to recruit a Part Time Care Navigation Officer 29.6 hrs per week (Friday Saturday Sunday Monday) inclusive of Bank Holiday shifts as the service operates 7 days per week.

Working across a range of geographical areas you will use your professional skills, often in challenging circumstances to source care placements for Lancashire residents.

You do not need to have any care finding experience to join our team as we will provide you with an induction to develop these skills.

Key Responsibilities

To source care effectively for Lancashire residents

To undertake and effectively manage caseloads showing commitment and enthusiasm for the role

Ability to communicate with internal and external customers effectively

To maintain accurate and up to date records for management purposes and other professionals

To work closely with managers and other professionals to deliver an effective and high quality service

To follow process and procedures as directed

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their ability to satisfy the conditions and requirements of the attached Job description and Person specification.

For more information about the role please contact Catherine Harker or Lauren Kerr on 01772 531002 / k /

Please ensure you have uploaded and attached your supporting statement to evidence how you meet the criteria for the role. The panel may be unable to shortlist you for interview without this evidence.


In return Lancashire County Council offers a range of benefits, which can be found on LCC Vacancies website

We reserve the right to close down a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we receive sufficient applications.

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