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Support Worker

  • Location

    Basildon

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £9.04 - 9.04 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tamara Barnard

  • Contact email:

    tamara.barnard@buildrec.com

  • Contact phone:

    0203 176 4790

  • Job ref:

    16636

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-04

Temporary role based in Basildon, Essex

Working for a Charity, the position for Support Worker is a pivotal role and provides reactive, focused and flexible support to adults 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. The post 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. Referrals may require the support worker to take the patient home from hospital to enable their discharge. The post-holder will respond to referrals from Clinicians and Community Health Professionals and will be required to have the ability to assess service users' needs and complete and follow a support plan for the individual. The post-holder will provide practical and emotional support and signposting to other services, where appropriate, to enable people to live independently in their own homes.

To apply you will need:

- Have enhanced adult DBS

- Have 3 years of references

- Manual driving licence for at least 2 years for car insurance purposes

- Understanding of safeguarding

Starts ASAP until end of March 21

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