Care Coordinator

Salary: WTE: £18,608.00 to £20,448.00

Closing Date: 19/11/2018

Care Coordinator 

Hours:             Part Time/Full Time.  Various shifts available including weekends and evenings
Salary:            WTE: £18,608.00 to £20,448.00

St Elizabeth Hospice improves life for people in east Suffolk living with a progressive or terminal illness. Our work is centred on an individual’s needs, which means specialist support, whenever and wherever it is needed, whether at home, in the community or at the hospice. Through medicine and therapy we ease pain; we give life purpose and make life liveable.  We are well respected and praised for our responsiveness and expertise by people we serve.

St Elizabeth Hospice received an ‘Outstanding’ CQC rating 2017  

As a Care Coordinator at St Elizabeth Hospice you will help to organise care packages which will mean a quicker discharge from hospital or prevent an inappropriate admission for patients at the end of their life. Most people would not choose the hospital as their place to die, but sadly many will die in hospital. You will also support the ‘OneCall’ telephone advice line, signposting and providing information.

The hospice is working in partnership with the hospital, commissioners, and other community teams in a new initiative to give patients more choices where they receive care at the end of life.

“St Elizabeth Hospice is like a family, connected by one purpose. We’re committed to making the difference when it matters most” 

We are looking for someone with experience of working in a busy secretarial administration role with minimum supervision.  You will need to be calm, have an empathetic manner, with excellent communication and organisational skills.

We operate a rostered shift pattern between the hours of 8am – 8pm seven days a week including bank holidays.

We offer a competitive salary, generous holiday allowance, pension (NHS pensions transferable) and other benefits.

For more details about this role please read the job description and person specification.

We are offering a unique opportunity for interested applicants to come to an Open Day at the hospice on 9th November 2018 to hear first-hand the rewards and fulfilment in working in an environment where you can make a real difference to people’s lives.  There will be two sessions during the day, 10am to 12noon and 1pm to 3pm.  Please attend either session, no need to book.  For further details on the Open Day please contact Sarah Seager on 01473 707054 or sarah.seager@stelizabethhospice.org.uk

Closing Date:             19th November 2018
Interviews:                 tbc

Previous applicants need not apply.  Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted, and invitation to interview will be sent by email. Thank you for your interest in St Elizabeth Hospice.


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