Service Support Workers

Recruiter
BRITISH RED CROSS 11
Location
Denbighshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1156483012
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Casual Service Support Worker - Emergency Department Assisted Discharge

Location: Glan Clwyd Hospital, Denbighshire LL18 5UJ (requires travel within the area)

Contract type: Casual/Relief

Hours per week: Irregular

GBP 9.61 per hour

Do you love helping people in need? Are you looking for a rewarding role that could kick start your career in the health and social sector?

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic person with great people skills to join our Independent Living team.

You will provide reactive, focused and flexible support to adults either following a hospital stay to enable early discharge when clinical needs have been met or to those living in the community to prevent hospital admission. You will assist the Independent Living Service Coordinator by undertaking duties required to meet the service users' needs in order to re-enable service users to remain in their own home and prevent hospital re-admission.

You will respond to referrals from Clinicians and Community Health Professionals and will be required to have the ability to assess service users' needs, complete and follow a support plan for the individual. In addition, you will be providing practical and emotional support in the service user's own home and signposting to other services where appropriate to enable the individual to live independently in their own home.

Say hello to the team...

Sometimes a little help can go a long way.

The Independent Living (IL) & Crisis Response (CR) service (IL/CR) are dedicated to making lives of vulnerable people a little bit better. We're a small team dotted all over the country that shares the same goal - to help those that need it most.

From picking up groceries to helping out around the house, we're there to make a difference. There's nothing better than knowing the time we spent with someone made them feel safer, happier, and more able to deal with crisis.

This role could be for you if...

You can make things great. You know how to improve service quality for the benefit of users.

You're professional. You can to deal with queries in a diplomatic and confidential manner

You love being flexible. Working hours out with the norm suits you.

Also, you should be the following:

Educated to GCSE level (or equivalent by experience)

IT literate

Full driving licence holder and access to own vehicle

Have a good knowledge of services provided by the NHS and Social Care

Please click here to view the full job description and person specification for this position.

Should you have any questions on this role please email us at or call us on 0300 004 0554 quoting reference REQ0000025RE.

A little bit more about us...

The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination.

Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness

If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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Connecting human kindness with human crisis

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