Social Care Facilitator

Heartlands Hospital/Solihull Hospital
£20,541- £29,055
05 Nov 2018
20 Nov 2018
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Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
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Hours: 37.0 Hours per Week (working a 5 in 7 day working pattern on a rota basis) 

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Hospital Social Work Team for Social Care Facilitators to join our busy Hospital discharge team. You will work flexibly between two sites; Heartlands Hospital and Solihull Hospital according to the needs of the service.

As Social Care Facilitator, you will work in partnership with health professionals and social care staff to ensure smooth, timely and safe discharges from acute settings as well as completing Care Act assessments, support plans and reviews as required.

You will have:

  • An NVQ Level 3 in Health or Social Care (or equivalent)
  • Demonstrable experience of working within a Social Care environment (hospital social care discharge experience is desirable)
  • Knowledge of safeguarding principles and relevant legislation including the Care Act 2014 and Mental Capacity Act 2015.
  • Excellent ICT skills with the ability to use Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel and Outlook (or equivalent).

In return this is busy and varied role that helps promote independence and wellbeing, and has a hugely positive impact on the lives of people across the Solihull borough.

We also offer:

  • The opportunity to buy up to 10 days additional leave per year
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme – a 24 hour independent, free and confidential advice and support service
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employee benefits including a staff discount card

Please contact Maxime Cane for an informal discussion on 0121 424 4210.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Interview Date - w/c 26th November 2018

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required.

This post requires the following Disclosure and Barring check: DBS Enhanced Adults.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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