Gravesend, Kent
£19,000 - £22,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Do a job where you make a difference!  

This Care Coordinator role is a great opening into Social Prescribing, a growing field in Health and Social Care with good career prospects. We are looking for an organised, self-motivated and confident individual to join our established team.  

The positions is available in Gravesend. Applicants must have experience of working with vulnerable adults and a background in medical or social care; and experience of care planning would be an advantage.

As a Care Coordinator based in GP practices, you will provide extra time, capacity and expertise to support patients to understand the conversations they have with primary care professionals.

You will coordinate support and services, ensuring patients do not fall into any gaps while waiting for ongoing support, and support them to access other community or social activities that will aid recovery. A key aim of Care Coordination is to help patients engage more fully in their own health and wellbeing.

You will provide navigation and good quality information to enable patients to make choices and decisions about their care and support needs, bringing this together in a personalised support plan. You will work alongside Social Prescribing colleagues and primary care professionals, and it is essential that you are able to communicate at all levels across both the health and social care sectors.

You will need to demonstrate a robust knowledge of confidentiality, data protection, safeguarding and boundaries in all aspects of your work. Car driver essential.

Don’t wait to make a career change… apply today.

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Refreshed on: 02 October 2021
Closed date: 17 October 2021
Job ref: SPCC170921
Tags: Social Care/Development, Nursing

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