Location
Somerset
Job Function
Care Delivery
Salary Details
£22,396 Per Annum Pro - Rata (Actual salary for 13hrs £8,318 per annum)
Contracted Hours Per Week
13
Careers Site Advertising End Date
21 Aug 2022

About The Role

Service Coordinator - Independent Living
Location: Taunton, Hospital, Hybrid Working Location
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 13 hours per week per week
Salary: £22,396 Per Annum Pro - Rata (Actual salary for 13hrs £8,318 per annum)

 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 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.
 
Diversity is something we celebrate...

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.

To find out more about how we develop our inclusive environment please click here Diversity & Inclusion 

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
  • Willingness to work flexible hours
  • 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 21st August 2022 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
 
A little bit more about us...

The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need 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. 

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 who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will 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 Linked in - British Red Cross, to hear about our latest job vacancies. 

Connecting human kindness with human crisis

 

 

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