Health and Social Care Assistant - London

Recruiter
Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust.
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Main area
Health and Social CareContract
Fixed term contractHours
37.5 HRS Per Week including Out of Hours CoverJob ref
824-WSIC-0358-X

Site
Kensington and ChelseaTown
LondonSalary
£26,030 PAClosing
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Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust works across nine London boroughs and Hertfordshire. We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.


***Please note that this post is being advertised on behalf of Age UK Kensington & Chelsea. The post holder will be employed by Age UK Kensington & Chelsea, though will have a sub-contract with CLCH. ***

My Care My Way
My Care My Way (MCMW) is a new, innovative way of working with people over the age of 65 with complex needs and conditions. The person is at the centre of holistic care planning across organisations such as health, social care and the voluntary sector. This way of working is a more coordinated, consistent way of providing care for people over 65 with long term conditions in West London and requires people with commitment and passion to work with older people. My Care My Way has been created following intensive work with professionals, patients and the voluntary sector to create a model of care rooted in evidence and designed to meet local needs.

Patients are at the heart of the model, and are working in partnership with professionals, supported by a dedicated integrated care team. All involved, including the person and their carer, will design care plans together to keep the person well for as long as possible and to achieve outcomes that they identify.

My Care My Way will deliver more consistent care for patients at their GP practice, within two multi-functional Integrated Care Hubs in the locality, or within their homes.

Role Summary
The Health and Social Care Assistant (HSCA) role offers a new and exciting opportunity to become part of the My Care My Way workforce; bringing together health and social care expertise to deliver real change for how care is delivered in West London.

The vision for this role is aspirational, in that it aims to bring together over time duties that are carried out by Health Care Assistants, Social Care Trusted Assessors, Navigators, and other disciplines. The post holder will also be equipped to provide low level mental health support. There is an emphasis on promoting independence and supporting patients to adopt self-care approaches, by linking them in with voluntary sector services based on their long term conditions, interests and preferences.
**Please note, this role may involve working some Out of Hours shifts, covering evenings and weekends**Interviews will be taking place at Age UK Kensington and Chelsea, 1 Thorpe Close, London, W10 5XL. Please be advised that this advert may close early if we receive a large number of appropriate applications.


Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours. We offer a range of benefits that include accommodation loans, season travel tickets, childcare assistance, cycle to work schemes and much more.

To have a full look at our benefits and what it’s like working for us please go here: www.clch.nhs.uk/staffbenefits

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BME background. CLCH also has active BME and LGBT networks.

Please be aware that all communications about this vacancy will be received to you via email and text message. Always check your inbox and junk mail folders and provide a UK mobile number if available.

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