Crisis Care Coordinator
Salary: £16,270 pa (£21,500.00 FTE)
Location: Brighton and Hove
Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove, is an independent local charity working in the community to help older people, their families and their carers.
Our vision is to inspire and enable people in West Sussex, Brighton & Hove to Love Later Life. To do this, we provide an array of services and activities that meet the needs and interests of the communities we support, providing opportunities for people to get out, have fun, socialise and build friendships. It really is a great place to work if you really want to make a difference in people's lives.
We are looking for a Crisis Care Coordinator to join our amazing Crisis Team. We work 7 days a week, 8am – 8pm, providing short-term, person centred care to people in later life, who maybe returning home from hospital or for those who find themselves in need. As Care Coordinator, you will work closely with the manager and the other Coordinators of the service, to ensure referrals are processed in a safe and timely way, the rota is covered and carers are well supported.
This is a hugely rewarding role for the right person. You will be working as part of our Crisis team, ensuring safe and efficient delivery of care within a clients home, covering annual leave, training days and sickness.
We are looking to recruit and enthusiastic individual who enjoys working with older people to enable them to adopt an independent lifestyle. You will need to be organised with good administration, observation and communication skills.
If you wish to make a significant, positive difference to older people’s lives and you’re ready for a new challenge, we look forward to hearing from you!
This post requires you to have a full driving licence and use of a car.
At AWSBH we value our people and as such our staff benefits include:
- Flexible Working Option
- Ongoing professional training and development
- 28 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) pro-rata for part time staff
- Health Cash Plan
As an employer, we want to see the diversity of our communities reflected in our workforce. We believe that employing a rich mix of people from a range of different backgrounds with fresh ideas and different perspectives is key to enabling us to continually improve our services to the diverse communities we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from all members of the community.
We are committed to ensuring that our recruitment process is as inclusive as possible for everyone and this includes making reasonable adjustments for disabled people.
To arrange an informal chat, please contact:- Chloe Russell (CQC Manager), Jo Tiley or Mike Cole (Care Co-Ordinators) on 01273 328555
The closing date for applications is 19/12/2021 12:00
Interviews will take place on 30/12/2021.
To apply please either send your CV with a full covering letter as to why you would be suitable for the role to firstname.lastname@example.org or complete an application form by clicking Apply Now.