Assistant Trusted Assessors

Salary: £24,214 - £30,112 pa (NHS Band 5 FTE, pro-rata to contracted hours).

Closing Date: 28 Aug 2020

Company Name: Oxfordshire Association of Care Providers (OACP)

Nature of the Company: Oxfordshire Association of Care Providers (OACP) is a membership organisation for all care providers of adult social care across Oxfordshire.

Responsibilities: Oxfordshire Association of Care Providers (OACP) has vacancies for Trusted Assessors to work on an exciting pilot project to improve the patient discharge from Oxfordshire’s hospitals.

Registered Nurses, Registered SWs, Registered OTs and Experienced Care Coordinators - would you like to be involved in the development of a new and exciting service?

You will be working with domiciliary care providers and care homes to aid the discharge of people assessed as medically fit to go home. The role will require you to complete a robust and comprehensive assessment of individuals. You will need to check ward assessments, provide assurance to domiciliary care providers and liaise with the multi-disciplinary team, to get people home in an appropriate time frame. You will be working in partnership with the Hospital Social Work Team on Level 2 at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. This role is a fantastic opportunity for you to grow your skills and broaden your experience working at the heart of the connection between health and social care.


Benefits: This post is funded by The Improved Better Care and has the potential to extend beyond 31 March 2021 depending on funding and the outcomes from the Trusted Assessor pilot.
Annual leave entitlement: 26 working days per annum pro-rata to contracted hours

Experience: This post would suit a newly qualified professional, an experienced non-registered member of staff, or someone looking to grow their experience and knowledge in the domiciliary care field.

You will need:
• Advanced clinical assessment skills;
• Ability to think quickly and creatively;
• Strong communication skills;
• Ability to professionally challenge.

Special Requirements: Other requirements: Being a car driver and having access to a car is essential.

Job Ref: OACP/Trusted Assessor Assistants

Work Location: Oxfordshire

Salary Details: £24,214 - £30,112 pa (NHS Band 5 FTE, pro-rata to contracted hours).

Job Term: Temporary

Appointment Type: Full Time,Part Time

Hours: 37 hours a week (to include working some evenings and weekends), part-time hours considered.

Closing Date: 28 Aug 2020

Extra Benefits: A secondment opportunity is available. Please ask for more details.