Home First Support Coordinator

Closing Date:
July 26, 2017

Age Connects Cardiff & the Vale

Summary:

The Home First Support Service provides personal care and reablement support to older people on a short-term basis as a means of either avoiding hospital admission or supporting discharge from hospital.

About Us:

VISION

To live in a society where older people are respected and enabled to meet their aspirations.

MISSION

We will help and support older people, especially those who are vulnerable, isolated, or  in poverty.

PATRON

Baroness Finlay came to live in Cardiff 1976 and is a past president of the Royal Society of Medicine. She is a professor of palliative medicine at Cardiff University School of Medicine, and is consultant at the Velindre Cancer Centre in Cardiff. In 2001, she was made a life peer as Baroness Finlay of Llandaff.

Baroness Finlay comments “I am delighted to have the opportunity to work with such an established and hands-on charity as Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale. In our society where some older people are still being denied basic care and respect, joining forces to work towards lasting solutions is paramount.”

Job Role:

This is an exciting opportunity for some-one who wants to further their career within the domiciliary care environment.

You will be an experienced care worker with a level 3 diploma in health and social care and have a good understanding of completing client assessments, reviews and service delivery plans along with the ability of supporting and mentoring a small team.

The ability of organising and prioritising your own workload and that of others is essential.

The post holder will need to work flexibly in a busy environment with excellent communication and IT skills.

Download the full Job Description and Person Specification below:

JOB DESCRIPTION

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Additional Information:

A full valid driving license and use of a car is required for both posts as there will be extensive travel across Cardiff and the Vale.

These posts will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure check. You can find out more about the DBS check here: https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check/overview

Interview dates – 8th & 9th August 2017

The Service is registered as a Domiciliary Care Agency with CSSIW.

Age Connects is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community

To Apply:

For an informal discussion regarding the post please contact Sharon Adams on 02920 683690. To request an application pack please telephone 02920 683693 or visit our web-site at www.ageconnectscardiff.org.uk

Alternately download the application pack below:

Age Connects Employment Application Form

Age Connects Personal Details Declaration

Age Connects Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Please return completed applications to max.bayntun@ageconnectscardiff.org.uk or post to Max Bayntun, Unit 4, Cleeve House, Lambourne Crescent, Llanishen, Cardiff, CF14 5GP.

If there are any reasonable adjustments that we can make to assist you in your application, please contact Max Bayntun on e-mail max.bayntun@ageconnectscardiff.org.uk