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Welfare and Discharge Support Co-ordinator
  • Employer: Reigate & Banstead Borough Council
  • Reference: REQ000700
  • Published: Thu 20/10/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 04/12/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £27,282 - £32,424
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Town Hall, Reigate, Surrey, Redhill

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Welfare and Discharge Support Co-ordinator

We are pleased to announce two 18-month fixed term contract opportunities for Welfare and Discharge Support Coordinators, sitting within the Intervention Team. These roles are developed with East Surrey Place (Surrey Heartlands Integrated Care System) partners, in partnership with Tandridge District Council and Reigate and Banstead Borough Council.

The successful candidates will be pro-active and ambitious, ideally with a track record of working with and supporting people by identifying and responding to complex needs. Experience of working in a multi-agency approach with local Statutory and Non-statutory agencies to support people is essential, and you will need to be keen to learn quickly and advocate for clients confidently. The successful candidates will work closely with healthcare clinicians and housing teams to reduce their dependency on health and social care to ensure a safe discharge hospitals and on-going support plan. A Full Driving Licence with access to a vehicle is essential.

You will be joining a growing, innovative multi-agency team which supports the successful co-ordination of local statutory and voluntary services. You will participate in an induction training programme, benefit from regular role specific supervision and clinical supervision on taking up the post. This is an excellent opportunity for professional development and to make a real difference within the local community.

Staff Benefits
In exchange for your expertise, experience and enthusiasm, we will offer support in continuing your personal and career development, in addition to providing a wide range of employment linked benefits. 

We provide you with competitive annual leave, and contribute 15% towards the LGPS pension scheme. You will also have access to a range of discounts including local and high street stores, and salary sacrifice schemes including a cycle lease scheme, and ‘Better’ leisure centre membership.

Additional Information
For an informal discussion about the role, please call Jodie Phillips, Intervention Team Leader, on 01737 276241.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer, supporting the guaranteed interview scheme for disabled and ex-armed forces candidates, who meet the essential criteria for the role.

Values and Behaviours
Our great working environment and the values and behaviours of every individual and team in the Council, help to evolve the culture of our organisation to become more commercial, innovative and embracing of change. Successful applicants to our career opportunities will be able to demonstrate they share the values and behaviours we seek in our organisation.