Discharge to Assess Coordinator


Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Part Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£29,777 - £32,076 per annum pro rata

Job Highlights
  • At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve.
  • In this specific Coordinator role, as part of the Discharge to Assess, Triage and Response Team, you will work with service users, families and carers who are currently in hospital.
  • We offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation.
Job Requirements/Description

Hours: 18.5 hours per week

As part of Bristol’s Adult Services, you will enjoy all the challenges that come with practicing in a busy city. You will make a difference to the lives of people across our diverse communities and will benefit from our commitment to supporting your career progression, in a modern and agile workplace.

In this specific Coordinator role, as part of the Discharge to Assess, Triage and Response Team, you will work with service users, families and carers who are currently in hospital. You will be supporting their appropriate and safe discharge; working for and with individuals, taking care to understand their unique circumstances and priorities. Championing the principles of choice and control, you will also support people to make their own decisions; and to be empowered to have services organised, and risks managed, in ways that are right for them.

You will be supporting people and their families / carers who are being discharged from hospital, making a direct difference to their lives by ensuring they receive the relevant aftercare and support.

You will be highly motivated, with lots of initiative, and will demonstrate the ability to adapt your interventions in response to all kinds of people, including external and internal partners.

You will be naturally collaborative, bringing to the role a flair for building relationships, and working in partnership.You’ll be responsible for maintaining and updating information systems and databases to ensure that service transactions are completed accurately. You will provide advice to customers, contacts, external organisations and colleagues ensuring that they receive appropriate guidance about policies, procedures and processes whilst ensuring effective working relationships are maintained.

You must be passionate about person centred Social Care, you will also have a proven talent for involving people in decision making and building on their strengths. In return, we will build on your strengths, with excellent opportunities to develop and progress.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation.

Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working and flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Part Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£29,777 - £32,076 per annum pro rata

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