Job Title: Single Point of Contact Lead
Location: Watford General Hospital - Integrated Discharge Team
Salary Range: £39,782 - £42,683
Hours: 37 per week
Are you a qualified Social worker, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist or Registered Nurse looking for an exciting new challenge?
Want to be involved in the continued development of an innovative project within the Integrated Discharge Team at Watford General Hospital to support people home from hospital?
We are seeking a dynamic and creative person who will be committed to supporting people to return home from hospital at the earliest opportunity. You will have a focus on building relationships in Watford General Hospital to support identification of those patients who no longer need to be in the hospital but may have a need for ongoing therapy or social care assessment which could be delivered in their own home.
The role requires an indepth knowledge of health and social care provisions available to support people being discharged from hospital. Good communication skills and relationship building skills are required to be able to liaise with partnership agencies and achieve integrated seamless work streams.
The role needs someone with skills in taking positive risks and to be creative in developing innovative ways to support people to identify their strengths and the outcomes they wish to achieve back in their own home.
The role requires someone who is confident in decision making and knowledge of discharge pathways, and the ability to challenge other professionals when required.
Success in this exciting new role depends on promoting excellent teamwork and culture change across the system with clinicians and social care partners.
Closing date: 17th November 2019
Interviews week commencing: 25th November 2019
For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Laura Oxley, Team Manager on 01923 217228