Social Care

Hospital Discharge Support Worker

Contract Part Time Temporary

Anonymous

BDS Recruitment are looking for Hospital Discharge Support Workers to work for a large well known charity to help assist with discharges from the hospital based in Oxford.

Typical duties would involve checking patient’s welfare once they are taken to their home, arranging shopping, making a cup of tea, ensuring the home environment is safe for them. Lone working can be part of the role. A Support Worker will be assisting people with physical disabilities and reduced mobility, therefore knowledge of moving and handling would be beneficial.

Requirements:

Care Certificate or equivalent.

Previous support work experience or experience working in hospital environment would be ideal

Knowledge of health and social care

Knowledge of working with vulnerable adults, people with mobility issues and people with physical disabilities

Awareness of moving and handling

Understanding of what signs of risk at home to look for and how to ask if any are found

Must have a current Enhanced DBS Certificate.

There are two roles available: one covering 21 hours per week and one 35 hours per week.

£8.72 per hour PAYE.

The role is covering the next 4 – 6 weeks initially with the possibility of the role extending.

Successful candidate must have a manual drivers licence.

Please apply now for immediate consideration