Dorset 2017-08-11T14:57:48+00:00
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Health and Social Care Co-ordinator

Band 4

Main area
Intergrated Community Rehabilitation
Band 4
Full time: 37.5 per week
Job ref
Blandford Community Hosptial
Blandford Forum
£21,892 to £24,157 p.a.
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Want to be part of the new NHS? Health and Care organisations in Dorset are at the forefront of transforming services to provide excellent, patient-centred care.

Dorset HealthCare recently achieved an Outstanding CQC status and is a dynamic forward-thinking Trust operating throughout Dorset. 

Dorset HealthCare plays a pivotal role in the strong partnership of public sector organisations across Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole. Our community and mental health trust has a caring and committed workforce of around 5,500 staff, serving a population of over 700,000 people.

We are looking for proactive, positive, respectful, supportive, reliable and trustworthy people to join us at Dorset HealthCare – we’re the biggest provider of healthcare in Dorset and offer exciting opportunities for people with a range of skills. We want to be better every day – do you?

‘This is an exciting time for us as we continue improving and adapting. I have seen some great innovation, fantastic teamwork and a real willingness to look at how we can do things differently’ – Eugine Yafele, Chief Executive (May 2019)





The Blandford Hub based at the Blandford Community  Hospital in North Dorset is looking for a Health and Social Care Co-ordinator to join our team.

This is an exciting and developing role across the county. It is pivotal to bring services together in order to provide seamless care for frail and vulnerable individuals in our locality and it is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of developments in community services

Working closely with our Advanced Nurse Practitioners you will work to help to reduce the occurrence of ill health and hospital admissions.

You will need to have excellent organization skills and be a skilled administrator as the role is integral to the development of integrated and coordinated services. A good level of IT experience/computer skills is required as you will be managing data on a daily basis. You would need to have previous experience in a health or social care environment and have excellent communication skills to facilitate integration between primary care, community services, local authority, acute trusts and voluntary services.

The hours of work will be 37.5 per week which may include weekends and bank holidays. Full driving license and access to a car for work is essential.

Employment in this post requires a Standard Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  The DBS levies a charge of £23 and the Trust will recover this cost in instalments from your first 3 salary payments.

Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service and are able to present a valid DBS certificate will not incur a charge.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jude Dyson-Coope  Lead Health and Social care Co-ordinator 01747 475212