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Home from Hospital Service – recruiting

06/01/2019

Home from Hospital Co-ordinators x 3

Work Locations: Frimley, Surrey and Fleet, North East Hampshire

 Pro-rata salary: £14,403 (30 hours per week) for a 9 month contract

Pension + mileage allowance.  

Fixed- term contract for 9 months

30 hours per week on a shift basis over 7 days a week

Closing date: 24 January 2019.  Interviews week beginning 28 January 2019

The Making Connections Home from Hospital service is a pilot service for adults living in North East Hampshire who require low-level support on a short-term basis following a stay in hospital (Frimley Park Hospital, Fleet and Farnham Community Hospitals).   Support provided will include ensuring that clients are settled back in their home environment and have access to appropriate support in the home to remain independent, and assistance with accessing local activities and services in the community to help them maintain their health and wellbeing.

The Home from Hospital Co-ordinators’ role includes the following: meeting with clients before they are discharged from hospital to agree arrangements for support before and after discharge from hospital (eg assistance with shopping, attending medical appointments, collecting prescriptions, ensuring they have adequate heating/ food in the house, arranging access to telecare services, and, helping them with goal-setting and accessing community-run activities and services); conducting homes visits or follow-up by telephone calls, and working with health and social care professionals.

We are looking for people with excellent communication and organisational skills, who are able to work on their own initiative and within a team.  Prior experience of person-centred planning, good IT skills, including using databases are desirable.  The Co-ordinators will be travelling for work so access to own transport is essential.  Training will be provided.  DBS Checks will be required for these posts.  The availability to work on a shift basis including weekends is also required.

For more information please contact Hart Voluntary Action on 01252 815652 or download the job description:  Job Description – Home from Hospital Co-ordinator

Applications by CV + covering letter or by completing an application form – Application Form – Home from Hospital Co-ordinator – Jan 2019

Closing date: 18.00 – 24 January 2019.

 

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