Home from Hospital Worker

Responsible to: Referral Co-ordinator
Responsible for: Volunteers as assigned
Salary: £11.22 per hour + 6% pension
Hours: Part time (21 hours per week)
Holiday: 25 days plus bank holidays per annum pro rata
Based at: Middlesex and Whittington Hospitals
Contract: Fixed contract until 31 March 2022 (possible extension)
Closing date: 12noon, 26 July 2021
Interviews: 29 July 2021

The Bridge Renewal Trust is a charity that delivers practical ways that people can live healthier, long and fulfilling lives – thus playing our part in working towards reducing health inequalities and building stronger communities.

Are you passionate about providing older people with practical support and skills to live healthier and happier lives?

We are currently recruiting Home for Hospital Worker to be responsible for providing practical and emotional support to patients receiving the Home from Hospital service. You will provide home accompaniment and home visits to Haringey residents aged over 18 years old leaving hospital for a period of four weeks to ensure safe discharge, promote independence and reduce the risk of re-admissions.

We are looking for someone who is: empathetic, non-judgemental and reliable and understands the needs of people; effective verbal and written communication skills; proactive and enthusiastic with ability to work flexibly and confidently alone and on their own initiative; good networking skills; and good IT skills.  

This is a unique opportunity to join a progressive organisation where we value and reward the performance of our staff. 

To apply, please email or post your CV with contact details of two referees, a supporting statement demonstrating how you meet the requirements set out in the Person Specification and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to [email protected] or send by post to The Bridge Renewal Trust, Laurels Healthy Living Centre, 256 St Ann's Road, London, N15 5AZ.

Company registration No:  06949568, Registered Charity No:  1131941