Location: East Lancashire covering Hyndburn & Ribblesdale
Salary: £19,242pa (FTE) rising to £19,838 after successful completion of a probation period.
Hours: 35hrs a week; could be split into two posts of 21hrs and 14hrs.
The Integrated Care Programme sits integrally within the Integrated Neighbourhood Teams in all of the five districts of East Lancashire.
The Personal Independence Coordinator will form a key role within the multi-disciplinary team, providing regular contact, liaison, brokerage and support planning to identified patients, their carer’s and family.
The purpose is not to duplicate the services provided by other agencies, but to ensure that services and support are delivered in a personalised, coordinated, relevant and timely way. It brings together Voluntary Organisations and Health & Social Care services in East Lancashire to provide an innovative combination of medical and non-medical support for older people who are living with multiple long-term conditions and are at risk of recurring unplanned hospital admissions This exciting service can give clients access to many services and support networks which they may not know are available to them.
The Personal Independence Coordinator is a key enabler of personalised planning, and as such you will offer encouragement and support for individuals to self-manage and self-care using the best practice available and to offer a continual supportive presence over a period of up to 12 weeks.
This role will suit individuals who have some experience in the voluntary, health or social care and wellbeing sector and have an understanding of the various needs and support required for older people.
The areas requiring cover are Hyndburn and Ribblesdale in East Lancashire.
Possible 35 hour post or will consider job share of 21hrs and 14hrs. This will be discussed at interview. Please confirm your preference on the application form.
Closing date: 10.00am Thursday 17th June 2021
Interviews planned for Monday 21st June
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