Dorset 2017-08-11T14:57:48+00:00

Health and Social Care Co-ordinator

Band 4

Main area
Community Services
Band 4
30 per week
Job ref
Yeatman Hospital
£15,527 to £18,146 p.a.
25/02/2018 23:59





Our Integrated Health and Social Care Team, based at the Yeatman Hospital in Sherborne, is looking for a motivated Health and Social Care Co-ordinator. This role is an exciting and developing role which is pivotal to bring together health and social services in order to provide seamless care for frail and vulnerable individuals in our locality.  It is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of developments in community services

You will need to have excellent organisational skills and be a skilled communicator. A good level of IT experience/computer skills is required as you will be managing data on a daily basis. The role is integral to the development of integrated and co-ordinated services for our patients and will require you to be able to work closely with all members of our multi-disciplinary team.

You would need to have had previous experience in a health or social care environment. This role will require you to be able to work independently on small projects and support larger work streams to improve our services.

You will work alongside clinicians, patients, carers, statutory and voluntary agencies connected to the care of the individual patient to proactively support an effective assessment and the development of an integrated personal plan of care to assist in avoidance of unplanned admissions and facilitate timely hospital discharge.

Staff care, development and engagement is fundamental to the way Dorset HealthCare work and we strive to ensure people enjoy working here and feel valued for what they do.  As a member of staff you have access to a wide range of benefits including an attractive pension package, discounts and salary sacrifice schemes.

Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The DBS levies a charge of £44 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.

The hours of work will be 30 hours over 4 days which may include weekends and bank holidays. Full driving license and access to a car for work is essential as you will need to travel to meetings (Subject to the Equality Act 2010).

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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

Janine Duffett, Integrated Community Rehabilitation Team Leader on 01305 361549

If you have problems applying, contact

01202 277149