Home First Progression and Wellbeing Co-ordinator - Band 4

Job summary

An exciting new role to join our developing and innovative Home First and Reablement service.

Are you enthusiastic and motivated person who thrives in a fast paced and proactive working environment? This is an exciting new role to support people to live their best life possible. Working directly alongside patients to link with their local community and help arrange ongoing support and services.

You will be good at networking; building and maintaining close working relationships and local links knowledge of statutory, commissioned, and voluntary services.

The Reablement and Home First Team provide vital short-term services to people by helping them to regain or attain as much independence as they can in their own homes.

Working in our therapy led team works you will help them to live well at home.

Main duties of the job

You need to be able to drive around the locality and at times County wide.

You will work as part of our integrated community teams alongside Rehabilitation Assistants providing proactive support and feedback. You will need to update electronic records, communicate well with people and their families the team and other professionals.

We do all we can to make a difference for people in Gloucestershire. And that's exactly what we aim to do for you. Here are some of the ways we aim to achieve this:

  • Regular formal and informal support in a supportive well-established team
  • Uniform
  • Annual leave Allowance
  • Access to NHS Pension Scheme
  • Staff discounts
  • Robust supervision and training opportunities, enabling you to develop your skills, including access to mandatory training.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to discuss the prospect of undertaking a

Apprentice Level 5 Therapy assistant alongside their substantive post, this apprenticeship could start your journey to becoming a qualified Physio or Occupational Therapist.

About us

At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS. We treat NHS patients according to NHS principles and standards. The difference is the Trust is accountable to local people, rather than to Government, and so we are able to work closely with our community to develop services in the way that best suits the needs of local people.

Our Staff Survey results showed people at our Trust feel they are engaged, part of a team and work for a compassionate and inclusive organisation.

Our overall scores were better than average in eight of nine themes and level in one - the best overall results for a community, mental health and learning disabilities Trust in the south west and first equal amongst all sector NHS providers within the region too.

Date posted

22 May 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 4

Salary

£25,147 to £27,596 a year per annum, pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

327-23-493

Job locations

Gloucester

Collingwood House

Gloucester

GL1 3NW


Job description

Job responsibilities

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Please refer to the Additional Information attachment before submitting your application.

Job responsibilities

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Please refer to the Additional Information attachment before submitting your application.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NVQ Level 3 in health and social care management or similar qualification, or relevant experience
  • GCSEs English & Maths Grade C or above

Desirable

  • Health Coaching Qualification or willing to undertake
  • European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in a health and social care environment role
  • Experience of working in the community setting
  • Experience of working independently, unsupervised providing high quality services

Desirable

  • Experience or knowledge of health coaching techniques and how they can be used to facilitate positive behaviour change and motivation for the individual's health and wellbeing
  • Evidence of working in multi-disciplinary services
  • Experience or knowledge of personalised care and how adopting a what matters to me approach can significantly impact the outcome of enabling people to live well.

Qualifications

Essential

  • NVQ Level 3 in health and social care management or similar qualification, or relevant experience
  • GCSEs English & Maths Grade C or above

Desirable

  • Health Coaching Qualification or willing to undertake
  • European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in a health and social care environment role
  • Experience of working in the community setting
  • Experience of working independently, unsupervised providing high quality services

Desirable

  • Experience or knowledge of health coaching techniques and how they can be used to facilitate positive behaviour change and motivation for the individual's health and wellbeing
  • Evidence of working in multi-disciplinary services
  • Experience or knowledge of personalised care and how adopting a what matters to me approach can significantly impact the outcome of enabling people to live well.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Gloucester

Collingwood House

Gloucester

GL1 3NW


Employer's website

https://www.ghc.nhs.uk/who-we-are/jobs/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Gloucester

Collingwood House

Gloucester

GL1 3NW


Employer's website

https://www.ghc.nhs.uk/who-we-are/jobs/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Team Manager

Irene Holburt

irene.holburt@ghc.nhs.uk

01452426054

Date posted

22 May 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 4

Salary

£25,147 to £27,596 a year per annum, pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

327-23-493

Job locations

Gloucester

Collingwood House

Gloucester

GL1 3NW


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