Hospitals – Carer Support and Assessment Coordinator – Team Lead

Salary: £22,422 per annum

Hours: 37 Hours per week

Location: Lincolnshire County-wide community working covering acute hospital sites

Carers FIRST is a leading carer’s organisation delivering services across Lincolnshire, Medway, Essex, and London. We provide a wide range of information, advice and support to people of all ages who are looking after a relative or friend who could not manage without their help. We are pleased to be able to offer this exciting opportunity for the role of Hospitals Carer Support and Assessment Coordinator – Team Lead to join our friendly Lincolnshire team. This is a county-wide community working role covering the acute hospital sites of Boston/Lincoln and Grantham.

This role requires strong leadership of staff, to support the Health Project Manager maximise engagement and development opportunities in ensuring the objectives of the organisation’s strategic specification and key health offer objectives are achieved.

You will be required to demonstrate experience and understanding of carer support and assessment services, to pro-actively identify carers in United Lincolnshire Health Trust (ULHT) acute hospital settings and Lincolnshire Community Health Services (LCHS) hospital settings, overseeing the delivery and quality assurance of carer identification and support. You will need to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, be able to lead and supervise a dedicated Hospital Carer Support & Assessment Coordinator (CSAC) team and deliver on the reporting requirements of the ‘hospital offer’.

It will be important to have a good understanding of Carer FIRST and Adult Social Care databases in preparing written reports to Commissioners and to be able to evidence applied learning from reflective practice, output and outcomes of key performance measures.

Candidates must be willing to embrace all aspects of the role. In addition, it is essential for you to hold a full current driving licence with access to a car. In return, you will benefit from working for a not-for-profit organisation that delivers a service which makes a real difference to people’s lives. We offer training and development to help you grow your career, good annual leave entitlement, flexible working options, childcare vouchers, access to our work place pension, employee assistance programme and a Benenden Healthcare package.

For more information about the role, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

If you are interested in becoming part of our team and believe you have the skills and experience we are looking for, please download an application pack below. All roles are subject to a Basic DBS check.

If you would like to discuss this role confidentially, please contact us at recruitment@carersfirst.org.uk and we will be happy to organise for one of the Team to contact you.

Closing Date: 3 June 2019                      Interview Date: 13 June 2019