Careers in General Practice in Bristol, North Somerset & South Gloucestershire
Salary: £21,000 - £24,000 Dependent on qualifications and experience Hours: Full time, Permanent
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a patient care co-ordinator to work within the FABB Primary Care Network, based at Beechwood Medical Practice. You will be an integral part of the integrated team helping to provide an effective service to our patients in a stimulating environment.
What is this role?
The successful candidate will play a key role in proactively identifying and working with people, including the frail/elderly and those with long-term conditions, to provide coordination and navigation of care and support across health and care services. This role may also involve administrative support and planning for the delivery of our Covid vaccination programme.
They will work closely with GPs and practice teams, making sure that appropriate support is made available to people; supporting them to understand and manage their condition and ensuring their changing needs are addressed. They will enable people to access the services and support they require to meet their health and wellbeing needs, helping to improve people’s quality of life.
They will work alongside social prescribing link workers, health and wellbeing coaches and other professionals to provide an all-encompassing approach to personalised care and enable people navigate through the health and care system.
The postholder will work with a diverse range of people from different cultural and social backgrounds. The ability to work confidently and effectively in a varied, and sometimes challenging environment is essential.
The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and be organised, patient and empathetic. They will have experience of working in health, social care or other support roles including direct contact with people, families or carers.
What are the minimum requirements all candidates need to meet?
We require high performing team members to join our team who have:
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience of working with healthcare professionals or previous experience in the NHS or social care or relevant field
• A Level 2 qualification in Maths and English
• Demonstrable commitment to professional and personal development by being ready to enrol, or already qualified, in appropriate training as set out in the core curriculum by the Personalised Care Institute
What benefits do we offer?
• Friendly and supportive team
• Modern, purpose built premises
• NHS pension scheme
• Generous annual leave
• Flexibility around working hours
For more information about this role and an application form, please contact: Sarah.Monteith@nhs.net
Closing date for applications: Friday 10th December 2021
Please note: We reserve the right to close this job advert at any time during the advertising period.