Independent Living Service Support Worker – MUST DRIVE – Swansea – Fixed Term Contract
Your new company
My client helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. We are part of a global voluntary network, responding to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies. They support people in the space between hospital and home and respond to the needs of people in crisis following an emergency; maintaining an extensive network of external relationships across health, social care, and emergency services. This will a fixed term contract, and you must be able to drive in the UK with a valid license and access to your own vehicle.
Your new role
This post will provide reactive, focused and flexible support to adults either following a hospital stay to enable early discharge when clinical needs have been met or to those living in the community to prevent hospital admission. The post will assist the Independent Living Service Coordinator by undertaking duties required to meet the service users’ needs in order to re-enable service users to remain in their own home and prevent hospital re-admission.
Referrals may require the support worker to take the patient home from hospital to enable their discharge. The post-holder will respond to referrals from Clinicians and Community Health Professionals and will be required to have the ability to assess service users’ needs, complete and follow a support plan for the individual. The post-holder will be providing practical and emotional support in the service user’s own home and signposting to other services where appropriate to enable the individual to live independently in their own home.
What you’ll need to succeed
To be considered for this role you must
What you’ll get in return
You will be registered with Hays Social Care and have a dedicated consultant to work with you on your next assignment.
You will receive a generous hourly salary paid weekly that is inclusive of holiday pay.
A free DBS
What you need to do now
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