Hospital Team Trusted Assessor

6 days left

Location
Warwick, Warwickshire
Salary
£24,964 -27,688
Posted
31 Mar 2021
Closes
25 Apr 2021
Job Ref
RA0002159
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

About Us

 

Warwickshire County Council is embarking on an exciting programme of work with health, social care and care provider partners. The aim is to improve patient flow through hospital and assist with reducing Delayed Transfers of Care. Feedback has shown that at times many residential and nursing care home providers find it difficult to carry out timely assessments within hospital settings, which enable individuals to safely discharge from hospital into a care setting.

In order to support this, we are recruiting a Trusted Assessors across Warwickshire. Following a period of inpatient care and following completion of a social care practitioner’s statutory assessment, the Trusted Assessors will work in close collaboration with multidisciplinary discharge teams and care home providers to complete an assessment of need on hospital patients.

 

The Role

 

We are looking for a Trusted Assessors to support the Hospital Social Care Team and Warwickshire’s care market to ensure that those over 65 return home to their residential or nursing home without delay.

 

The successful post holder will be required to:

  • Carry out assessments on behalf of residential and nursing homes.
  • Liaise with homes, hospital social workers and hospital discharge teams;
  • Play a key role in reducing delayed transfers of care from Warwickshire’s acute hospitals (Warwick, George Eliot and Rugby St.Cross and UHCW)

The Trusted Assessors will be based (or will visit patients) at

  • Warwick Hospital (South Warwickshire Foundation Trust)
  • George Eliot Hospital
  • University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire
  • Rugby St.Cross

The successful candidate will be familiar with developing new services and will be able to enhance the scheme over time, including demonstrating the benefits and encouraging other providers of residential and nursing care to utilise it.

For more information please see the Job Description and Person Specification.

 

Additional Information

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

For further information about this role please contact hiring managers Dawn Johnson ,  07788 785677 – email  dawnjohnson@warwickshire.gov.uk OR Tippy Khumalo 07717 851185 -email -tippykhumalo@warwickshire.gov.uk

 

Closing Date: 25th April 2021

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
 
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not be submitted unless asked to do so.

 
If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.
 
You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application demonstrates that they meet the criteria for the post. This means the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. Would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, people with a disability and people from the LGBT+ Community.

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