Greater Manchester
Care Delivery
£19,912 per annum (£10.94 per hour)
35
06 Dec 2020

About The Role

Location: Stepping Hill Hospital - Stockport (must be able to travel within the area)
Contract type: Fixed-term until 31st March 2021
Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week - working hours are 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday)
Salary: £19,912 per annum (pro rata)

We've got an opportunity...

The British Red Cross are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive individual to join our Independent Living team as a Service Co-ordinator. This exciting position is for someone who has excellent interpersonal and communication skills and is able to lead and motivate people.

Working as a Service Co-ordinator, you will be responsible for building strong, positive relationships and liaising with hospital staff and other medical professionals in the community, including GP surgeries, to receive patient referrals. You will be evaluating and analysing the outcomes of the services, assigning incoming referrals to support workers, monitoring the service delivery, ensuring service health and safety, evaluating progress, overseeing record-keeping, recruiting, engaging and managing volunteers, attending hospital meetings, and ensuring the team works together seamlessly.

Please note that, due to the context and duties of this role, in line with government guidelines it is not suitable for individuals who are clinically extremely vulnerable or clinically vulnerable to undertake this role.

Say hello to the team...

The Independent Living (IL) &Crisis Response (CR) service (IL/CR) supports people in the space between hospital and home and responds to the needs of people in crisis following an emergency; maintaining an extensive network of external relationships across health, social care, and emergency services.

To be successful in this position you should be the following:

  • Educated to GCSE level (or equivalent by experience)
  • IT literate
  • Understanding of how to improve service quality for the benefit of users
  • Full driving licence holder and access to vehicle
  • Ability to deal with queries in a diplomatic, professional and confidential manner
  • Understanding of how to improve service quality for the benefit of users
  • Willingness to work flexible hours

Closing date for application is 23.59 on Sunday 6th December with interviews to follow.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Flexible working policy

Click here for further details on ourstaff benefits

A little bit more about us...
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support theyneed if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us. 

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. 
Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation. 

Diversity is something we celebrate, and we want you to be able to bring your authentic self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals whoregularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver check swill be completed in line with current policy.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

Follow us on Twitter @RedCrossJobsUK and on LinkedIn - British RedCross, to hear about our latest job vacancies. 

Connecting human kindness with human crisis

 



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