Bridges Care Coordinator
Updated: Aug 31
Job title: Bridges Care Co-ordinator Location: Tipton/Birmingham Salary: Point 22 £12,170 per annum (£20,013 FTE) Working hours: 22.5 hours to be worked over 3 days
Contract: until 31st March 2022 (subject to continued funding)
Murray Hall Community Trust is a rooted anchor charity operating across the West Midlands, using a community development approach, we promote health and wellbeing, enabling and supporting people in need to overcome the challenges of inequality. We advocate, facilitate empowerment, pioneer new solutions and delivering innovative services for stronger communities.
The day-to-day duties
To support people living with cancer and other life limiting diseases across Birmingham and surrounding areas, to maximise their quality of life at home. The Care Coordinator will work as a team member and be responsible for taking referrals, visiting clients, assessing needs, effectively organising and coordinating services/support, navigating client to other appropriate support/services, advocating on their behalf or accompanying them on their cancer/palliative care journey.
Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications required:
The successful candidate will have experience of community development and outreach working within the community and experience of working with members of the public in a health and social environment. They will also have experience of working directly with services users or other vulnerable groups. The Care Co-Ordinator will have experience of working in a multi-disciplinary environment and experience of working with other partner organisations and will work as an effective team member.
The successful candidate must demonstrate organisational and time management skills, to prioritise workload and work on own initiative and must be able to manage boundaries with both service user and professionals.
If required must be prepared to work flexibly, as the needs of the service demands. Must have access to own transport and be willing to travel to Sandwell and across Birmingham.
What the company will offer:
28 Days annual leave + 8 days bank holiday (pro rata for part time employees)
Auto-enrolment into a workplace pension scheme
24/7 access to Employee Assistance Programme
Murray Hall Community Trust is an equal opportunities employer and will provide reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process and invite potential applicants to contact us to identify any additional support they may require to enable them to make an application.
Attached is the Job Description and Person Specification along with an application form which needs to be completed and emailed to HR@murrayhall.co.uk or posted to: HR Recruitment, Murray Hall Community Trust, The Bridge, St Marks Road, Tipton, West Midlands DY4 0SL. All applications must be submitted before the closing date stated below.
Some of our roles will be subject to a basic or enhanced DBS check.
For an informal discussion please contact Debbie Robinson on 0121 612 2939.
Closing date: Friday 10th September at 16:00 hours
Interviews expected to commence w/c: TBC
Start Date: ASAP