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Urgent Community Response Support Worker Team Manager

5

Main area
UCR
Grade
5
Contract
Secondment
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
185-A-20-83703
Site
Crediton Hospital
Town
Crediton, Okehampton, Mortonhampstead
Salary
£24,214-£30,112 per annum pro rata
Closing
28/02/2020 23:59

Are you interested in an exciting role as a Band 5 Support Worker Team Manager within Urgent Community Response? An opportunity for a 12 month secondment is available within the Crediton, Moretonhampstead and Okehampton Cluster to work alongside an experienced team of Support Workers and Clinicians including Occupational Therapists and Associate Community Matrons.

The Team supports patients under the Avoidance Admission pathway to remain at home during a period of acute illness, palliative care patients and patients who have an exacerbation of a long term condition. We also support patients’ transition to home from hospital, the assessment of ongoing needs whilst promoting independence and rehabilitation.

The post holder will be part of an integrated Health and Social Care Team consisting of GP’s, Nursing staff, OT’s, Physio’s, Urgent Community Response Clinicians and Social Care Team, who are responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of the patients’ needs and the delivery of high quality care.

The role will involve overseeing the day to day management of the Urgent Community Response Support Workers to include supervision, appraisals, absence management, risk assessments and implementing Trust policies. You will contribute to the efficient running of the Team and the development of the Support Worker Role and service as a whole.

We have a supportive and dynamic Management Team who truly value staff wellbeing and development. You will be supported in your role by the Urgent Community Response Team Lead and have the opportunity for supervision and Peer Support.

We are a positive and proactive Team and adapt to the changing needs of the patients we work with and the service demands. If you are flexible and creative in your approach to work, enjoy working in a multi-agency Team, have an interest in developing yourself and others, this could the opportunity for you.

We welcome enquiries about this role before or during your application process and strongly encourage applicants to visit. If you would like to find out more or arrange an informal visit then please feel free to contact Fiona Havlin, Urgent Community Response Team Lead by email fiona.havlin@nhs.net or by telephone 01363 771070 / 07548159274

We look forward to hearing from you!

Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity

***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.***

DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

This is an INTERNAL vacancy for RD&E staff. BANK WORKERS ARE CURRENTLY NOT ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS VACANCY

 

Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Fiona Havlin fiona.havlin@nhs.net 01363 771070 / 07548159274

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Wonford
Barrack Road
Exeter
Devon
EX2 5DW
Telephone
01392 403936 or 403758

We operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for job applicants with disabilities. If you let us know, when you apply, that you would like to use this scheme, we will guarantee you an interview, if you meet all the essential criteria listed in the person specification section of the job description.

We will also make any reasonable adjustments you require to our selection process. Please let us know what you need


Our Trust is proudly committed to race equality.
To ensure our ethnic minority staff have an equal opportunity to succeed, we are offering career development support to any ethnic minority staff.

Interested?

Please email rde-tr.equality@nhs.net to find out more.