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Hours: Bank

Salary:  £11.50 per hour

Location: St Richards Hospital, Chichester

Closing Date: 10th November 2023

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible. Please note that we are unable to accept sponsorship applications and you will need the Right to Work in the UK.

About The Role

We are looking for a motivated and flexible individual to join our team as a bank Worker. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on an as-needed basis, providing support when additional staff is required. This position is ideal for those looking for flexibility in their work schedule while contributing to a dynamic work environment. We are looking for a dedicated and compassionate Bank Take Home and Settle Services Coordinator to join our team and support the Senior TH&S Coordinator in developing and shaping the AUKWSBH Take Home and Settle Services. In this role, you will work closely with the Head of Independent Living to provide assistance to vulnerable individuals, ensuring their safe return home, and facilitating referrals to other support services as needed.

Main Purpose of the Job:

  • Support the Senior TH&S Coordinator in developing and shaping the AUKWSBH Take Home and Settle Services.
  • Collaborate with the Head of Independent Living to provide support for vulnerable individuals, enabling them to return home safely.
  • Refer clients to appropriate ongoing support services.
  • Promote the Take Home and Settle Services within the hospital to meet contracted targets.
  • Receive referrals from hospital staff and assess the appropriateness and safety of taking individuals home.
  • Obtain the necessary discharge approvals from the hospital team.
  • Ensure that individuals are willing to return home and provide any necessary practical support, such as preparing hot drinks and snacks, checking food supplies for the next few days, and confirming their safety and comfort.
  • Position equipment brought from the hospital.
  • Conduct a visual health and safety check to identify immediate risks and minimise them with the client's consent.
  • Refer clients, when appropriate, to the Home from Hospital service for ongoing volunteer support or other relevant organisations.

If you feel you have the passion for the role but may not have all the skills we’d love to talk to you, so please do get in contact.

Please click here for the Job Description/Person Specification.

If you need help with submitting  an application, please do email and we  will contact you to help.


At AUKWSBH we value our people and as such our staff benefits include:

  • Flexible Working Option
  • Enhanced weekend rates
  • Ongoing professional training and development
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • Eligible for Blue Light discount scheme
  • Part of an inclusive and committed team
  • Ability to make a genuine positive difference to people’s lives
  • 4% auto enrolment pension with Life Assurance


We are an ageing population and many older people have no one else but us, AUKWSBH are passionate about inspiring and enabling people in West Sussex, Brighton & Hove to Love Later Life by providing . We are Determined to make a difference when and where it matters most, by being passionate, focussed and making a lasting impact.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We want everyone we work with, as a colleague, volunteer, supporter, or someone we support, to feel included and that they belong at Age UK West Sussex, Brighton and Hove..

We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do. During your recruitment process we want to make sure that you bring your whole self and be at your best. so please contact us should you require any adjustments to allow you to apply/undertake your role.

To apply please visit our website and download an application form  or email your CV to

Should you be successful, you will be subject to a variety of checks, including DBS and references.

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