Details of job
Job Title: Advanced Practitioner Integrated Hospital Discharge Service
Location: Farnham House, Stevenage
Salary: £34,788 - £42,683 + £1000 welcome payment + £2000 Market Forces Payment
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Fixed Term or Secondment Opportunity until 30 April 2020
An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Intermediate Care and Out of County Hospital Team, this Service supports an integrated approach to managing care of people who require support on discharge from hospital. Your team will be based in Community Rehab Units, Care Homes and office based. This team is based within our Integrated Hospital Discharge Service working closely with the Acute Trusts.
The successful applicants will able to evidence sound knowledge of safeguarding practice, working with people with dementia, the personalisation agenda and Individual Budgets. You will keep the user and any future potential users at the centre of all activity and address user needs within the legislative framework. You will have some supervision responsibility and will support the NQSW (newly qualified social workers) with in the team and on the year of the ASYE (Assessed and Supported Year of Employment.
You must be a registered Social Worker with experience of managing people and performance. As this will be a new team, experience of leading and managing change is desirable. The successful candidate will have the ability to influence the workings of other services and you will be a skilled communicator who can work with competing demands for services.
To improve outcomes for service users, the ICT and Out of County Hospitals Team support a 7 day service. The successful candidate will therefore be asked to work on consecutive Saturdays and Sundays once every eight weeks, and will receive days off during the weeks before and after covering a weekend. The successful candidate will be based in Farnham house, Stevenage but will be required to travel to other sites across the County.
You will benefit from a generous employee reward package, including flexible working and Herts Rewards discounts.
You will need to be HCPC registered and have knowledge and experience of relevant legislation. You will have the ability to undertake innovative assessments and care planning with individuals, carers and their personal support networks.
We promote personalisation focusing on the wellbeing of the individual. Through care planning we strive for increased independence, choice and control by enable people to direct their own support. You will gain extensive experience in the field of adult social care, safeguarding practice and multi-disciplinary working.
You should be able to demonstrate a commitment to supporting people with the right care and information at the right time to help prevent future need, enable independence and promote positive wellbeing that will empower people to live the lives they want to.
For an information discussion please contact Florence Makumire 07580743183
Closing date: 3 November 2019
Interview date: 12 November 2019