Care Home & Safeguarding Care Coordinator

Taurus Healthcare Limited

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Job summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a non-clinical care coordinator to join our Health & Wellbeing Team in North & West Primary Care Network. The successful candidate will play a key role in supporting the Clinical Safeguarding Care Coordinator and work alongside the existing Care Home Care Coordinator to protect our most vulnerable patients.

The post holder will be a key member of the developing Wellbeing Team working closely with Care Coordinators, Social Prescribers, Health & Wellbeing Coaches, a Mental Health Practitioner, Occupational Therapist and Dietician.

Main duties of the job

You will work within N&W PCN GP Practices to support central co-ordination for safeguarding children and adults information, communication and patient care planning for adults living in residential / nursing care home settings. Working within the care home environments will provide with an opportunity to coordinate any safeguarding concerns too, as required.

You will support multi-disciplinary team working and provide assistance with liaison between the Primary Care Network team, acute, voluntary and community services, Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub and the wider Integrated Care System.

You will support with safeguarding administration, document handling, record management and communication with partner organisations. To also support continuity of care, facilitating smooth and planned discharge and handover between care settings across the health and social care system.

A full Job Description & Person Specification is attached to this advert.

This is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week.

About us

Taurus Healthcare was established in 2012, as the provider arm of the GP Federation serving 185,000 patients in Herefordshire. Founded and owned by the partners of the entire Herefordshire Primary Care community, Taurus is focused on providing excellent out of hospital services for patients. Our ethos is to provide high quality and cost-effective health outcomes that are delivered as close as possible to the patients home, whilst ensuring that patients who do require in hospital services are seen as quickly and effectively as possible.

The North & West Herefordshire PCN GP practices serve rural and market town communities responding to the wide - ranging health needs of the population. The network includes Kington Medical Practice, Ryeland Surgery Leominster, The Mortimer Medical Practice, Tenbury Wells Surgery and Weobley and Staunton on Wye surgeries. It is a highly organised and forward looking PCN with strong relationships between practices and community providers.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Date posted

18 July 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£22,660 to £23,690 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

S0001-22-2034

Job locations

Suite 1, Berrows Business Centre

Bath Street

Hereford

Herefordshire

HR1 2HE


Job description

Job responsibilities

The Non-Clinical Care Coordinator for Safeguarding and Care Homes in the N&W PCN will play a key role in supporting the Clinical Safeguarding Care Coordinator and work alongside the existing Care Home Care Coordinator to protect our most vulnerable patients and support the delivery of the Network Contract DES Service specifications including Enhanced Healthcare in Care Homes.

Work within N&W PCN GP Practices to support central co-ordination for safeguarding information, communication and patient care planning for patients living in residential / nursing care home settings. The role will be GP facing with the core responsibility of maintaining consistent protocols regarding safeguarding information across the network and the coordination of care plans and packages for care home residents.

To support safeguarding administration, document handling, record management and communication with partner organisations. To also support continuity of care, facilitating smooth and planned discharge and handover between care settings across the health and social care system.

Support multi-disciplinary team working and provide assistance with liaison between the Primary Care Network team, acute, voluntary and community services, Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub and the wider Integrated Care System.

A full Job Description & Person Specification is attached to this advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Non-Clinical Care Coordinator for Safeguarding and Care Homes in the N&W PCN will play a key role in supporting the Clinical Safeguarding Care Coordinator and work alongside the existing Care Home Care Coordinator to protect our most vulnerable patients and support the delivery of the Network Contract DES Service specifications including Enhanced Healthcare in Care Homes.

Work within N&W PCN GP Practices to support central co-ordination for safeguarding information, communication and patient care planning for patients living in residential / nursing care home settings. The role will be GP facing with the core responsibility of maintaining consistent protocols regarding safeguarding information across the network and the coordination of care plans and packages for care home residents.

To support safeguarding administration, document handling, record management and communication with partner organisations. To also support continuity of care, facilitating smooth and planned discharge and handover between care settings across the health and social care system.

Support multi-disciplinary team working and provide assistance with liaison between the Primary Care Network team, acute, voluntary and community services, Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub and the wider Integrated Care System.

A full Job Description & Person Specification is attached to this advert.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • GCSE English or equivalent level.
  • GCSE Mathematics or equivalent level.

Desirable

  • Safeguarding training children and adults level 2.
  • ECDL or equivalent level of keyboard/IT skills.

Personal Qualities & Attributes

Essential

  • Reliable, conscientious and flexible approach to work.
  • Commitment to reducing health inequalities and proactively working to reach people from diverse communities.
  • To be able to work independently on own initiative.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Job Requirements

Essential

  • Understanding of confidentiality and Data Protection.
  • Required to travel to meetings and work from other locations as required in order to carry out work across the federation.

Experience

Essential

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and using video calling software e.g. Microsoft teams.
  • Experience of using IT systems such as EMIS.
  • Experience of working in a health or social care setting.
  • Experience of partnership/collaborative working and of building relationships across a variety of organisations.
  • Knowledge of safeguarding and the associated legislative framework.
  • Proven ability to recognise and manage risk.

Skills

Essential

  • Good interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to manage and prioritise own work to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate confidently with staff of all seniority levels
  • Good level of accuracy and attention to detail.

Personal Qualities & Attributes

Essential

  • Reliable, conscientious and flexible approach to work.
  • Commitment to reducing health inequalities and proactively working to reach people from diverse communities.
  • To be able to work independently on own initiative.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • GCSE English or equivalent level.
  • GCSE Mathematics or equivalent level.

Desirable

  • Safeguarding training children and adults level 2.
  • ECDL or equivalent level of keyboard/IT skills.

Personal Qualities & Attributes

Essential

  • Reliable, conscientious and flexible approach to work.
  • Commitment to reducing health inequalities and proactively working to reach people from diverse communities.
  • To be able to work independently on own initiative.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Job Requirements

Essential

  • Understanding of confidentiality and Data Protection.
  • Required to travel to meetings and work from other locations as required in order to carry out work across the federation.

Experience

Essential

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and using video calling software e.g. Microsoft teams.
  • Experience of using IT systems such as EMIS.
  • Experience of working in a health or social care setting.
  • Experience of partnership/collaborative working and of building relationships across a variety of organisations.
  • Knowledge of safeguarding and the associated legislative framework.
  • Proven ability to recognise and manage risk.

Skills

Essential

  • Good interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to manage and prioritise own work to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate confidently with staff of all seniority levels
  • Good level of accuracy and attention to detail.

Personal Qualities & Attributes

Essential

  • Reliable, conscientious and flexible approach to work.
  • Commitment to reducing health inequalities and proactively working to reach people from diverse communities.
  • To be able to work independently on own initiative.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Additional information

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Taurus Healthcare Limited

Address

Suite 1, Berrows Business Centre

Bath Street

Hereford

Herefordshire

HR1 2HE


Employer's website

https://www.herefordshiregeneralpractice.co.uk (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Taurus Healthcare Limited

Address

Suite 1, Berrows Business Centre

Bath Street

Hereford

Herefordshire

HR1 2HE


Employer's website

https://www.herefordshiregeneralpractice.co.uk (Opens in a new tab)

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Date posted

18 July 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£22,660 to £23,690 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

S0001-22-2034

Job locations

Suite 1, Berrows Business Centre

Bath Street

Hereford

Herefordshire

HR1 2HE


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