Hospital to Home Support Worker

Closing date 23 July 2020
Organisation Age UK Leeds
Location Bradbury Building, Mark Lane, Leeds, LS2 8JA
Hours Part time
25-28 Hours per week, on a 7 day rota
Salary Scale 4 £19,554 - £21,166 pro rota
Telephone 0113 389 3000
Email recruitment@ageukleeds.org.uk
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Description
Hospital to Home Support Worker Age UK Leeds is a leading local voluntary sector organisation providing high quality services to improve the health and wellbeing of older people in Leeds.  
Scale 4 £19,554 - £21,166 pro rota
 25-28 Hours per week, on a 7 day rota
 As a support worker you will be responsible for; supporting families/carers to provide care pending implementation of a package of care (POC) enabling an earlier discharge and preventing readmission. 
Providing low level needs care within their home. 
Providing support to individual clients to facilitate a timelier discharge from the wards.  Transporting clients from hospital to their home and assiting them to settle back in. Transporting clients into the hospital to attend outpatient appointments. 

The successful candidate will have the ability to Show good understanding of the needs of older people. 

Driving licence and own vehicle is essential for this post. 

Experience of Lone working in the community and within a hospital environment would be of a distinct advantage. 

You will be based at St James University Hospital, Leeds/ In the Community
 Closing Date:  9am on 23.07.2020 
Interview Date: 04.08.2020 T
To apply for this role please download the Application pack documents from our Age UK Leeds website. Please note that all applicants must complete the application form as we do not accept CVs. 

 For an informal chat about the position, please contact Eliza Clayton on 0113 2065052 or 07895330371  
 Please submit your completed application and monitoring form to our Admin Team by email at recruitment@ageukleeds.org.uk or by post to Recruitment, Age UK Leeds, Bradbury Building, Mark Lane, Leeds, LS2 8JA. 
Please note that postal applications  must reach us the working day before the deadline in order to be considered for shortlisting. 
For further information about applying for the role contact the Admin team on        0113 389 3000 
Application packs may be available in other formats on request.    
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