Care Co-ordinator | Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 24-Mar-23

Closing Date: 23-Apr-23

Location: Wokingham, RG41 2RE

Salary: Not specified

Care Co-ordinator | Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

We have an exciting opportunity within our community inpatient unit, at Wokingham Community Hospital for a clinical administrator, called a Care Co-ordinator. The post holder will be an integral member of the multi professional team and will support the patient flow through the admission and discharge process.

There are two wards within its Inpatient Unit, caring for adults of any age with a wide mix of health care needs. A proportion of the patients will require continued support after discharge, and the post holder is the link between the patient and relatives, the team and the ongoing services required on discharge. The post holder will attend MDT and allocation meetings ensuring that all referrals are placed in a timely fashion, maintaining a seamless referral process and communicate with patients, relatives, and external services. Also, the post holder will assist in the coordination of care for safe transfers when a patient is referred into the service from acute hospitals or their homes.

Interview date to be confirmed

The Care Co-ordinator will assist in facilitating admissions and discharges, reviewing and processing referral documents and communicating with external services, like the In Reach Team, Intermediate Care, Community Health and Social Services.

The Care Co-Ordinator is and administrator, and a part of the Integrated Therapy Team, where clinical knowledge is beneficial from NHS, general practitioners, or social service backgrounds. They will be the point of contact for our service for our patients, relatives and professionals.

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health and community health services trust. Rated ‘outstanding’ by the CQC, we’re committed to providing the best possible care to people across Berkshire.

The trust employs almost 5,000 people over more than 100 sites and community settings across Windsor & Maidenhead, Slough, Bracknell Forest, Wokingham, Reading and West Berkshire.

As an inclusive employer, we value diversity and are proud to be a Stonewall 100 Top Employer. Whatever your background or individual needs, at Berkshire Healthcare you’ll be supported by friendly and professional managers to succeed.

These are the values that we live by at Berkshire Healthcare:
• Caring for and about you is our top priority
• Committed to providing good quality, safe services
• Working Together with you to develop innovative solutions
We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Benefits of working for us include:
• Flexible working options to support work-life balance.
• 27 days’ annual leave rising with service + opportunity to buy and sell leave
• Generous NHS pension scheme – 20.68% employer contribution
• Excellent learning and career development opportunities
• Advanced IT enablement
• ‘Cycle to Work’ and car leasing scheme
• Access to a range of wellbeing tools and services
• Discounts at hundreds of popular retailers and restaurants via the Blue Light Card
• Staff networks for race, diversity, disabilities and more to support equality
• Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave and access to our three staff nurseries
The “must haves” for you to be considered for this role: 
1. NVQ4 or NVQ3 or recognised certificate in office administration or equivalent experience
2. Experience of working in a clinical or community health or social setting
3. Experience of multiagency collaboration working across professional boundaries
4. Excellent interpersonal and IT skills

If you’re someone who shares our passion for excellence and care, join us and let’s be outstanding together.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

This advert closes on Sunday 2 Apr 2023

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