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Independent Living Service Coordinator

  • Location

    Basildon

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £11.20 - 11.20 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tamara Barnard

  • Contact email:

    tamara.barnard@buildrec.com

  • Contact phone:

    0203 176 4790

  • Job ref:

    16618

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-03

Temporary role within the Basildon and Essex area.

Working for a Charity, the positron for Independent Living Service Coordinator is a pivotal role and provides support for people in the space between hospital and home.  The Charity responds to the needs of people in crisis following an emergency; maintaining an extensive network of external relationships across health, social care, and emergency services.

The Independent Living Service Co-ordinator will be responsible for liaising with hospital staff and other medical professionals in the community, including GP surgeries, to receive patient referrals. Thorough records will be required to evaluate and analyse the outcomes of the services, and this will be the responsibility of the Service Co-ordinator. Other responsibilities will include assigning incoming referrals to a Service Support Workers (or equivalent), monitoring the service delivery, managing the service budget, ensuring service health and safety, evaluating progress, overseeing record-keeping, recruiting, engaging and managing volunteers, attending hospital meetings, and ensuring the team works together seamlessly.

The post-holder will act as contingency for Service Support Workers when required and may need to provide cover for their colleagues at other hospitals served by the Charity in the area. Service confidentiality and safeguarding vulnerable people are key responsibilities of the role.

To apply you will need:

• Have enhanced adult DBS before they start

• Have 3 years of reference before they start indicating if there were subject to any disciplinary actions

•  Manual driving licence for at least 2 years for car insurance purpose

•  Understanding of safeguarding

Starts ASAP until end of March 21

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