Health and Social Care Assessor
|Posting date:||03 August 2019|
|Additional salary information:||£20,075 pa and £2,500 West London Allowance|
|Closing date:||01 September 2019|
|Location:||Kingston Upon Thames, KT2 7QB|
£20,075 plus West London Allowance of £2,500 increasing to £22,083 after the probation period
We are looking for enthusiastic and caring individuals to work within this service, and as an Assessor will need to have had experience of completing assessments in a Health or Social Care setting. You will be working in a team of Assessors and Personal Nursing Assistants (PNA) led by a Team Leader. It will be an exciting new challenge where each day is different, and your actions have a big impact on people’s lives.
We support patients at home following discharge using a model of person centred care, the patients are then assessed for their future needs. We work proactively with other ‘partners’ (the Hilton team, patient’s family and friends, community services and other professionals) to promote independence and wellbeing in all aspects of their lives. Your role will be to complete accurate and comprehensive assessments of a patient’s needs and identify which health and social care pathway is required.
Being a Hilton Nursing Partner means being part of an ‘OUTSTANDING’team dedicated to delivering high quality person centred care and always demonstrating the Hilton Nursing Partner values:
- CommunicationHow we communicate effectively with our partners.
- RespectHow we show respect for our partners.
- TeamworkHow we work within our teams, including internal and external partners.
- QualityHow we ensure that we are working to a high standard.
- PartnershipHow we represent Hilton Nursing Partners and work with others to maintain high quality care.
Hilton Nursing Partners understands that to deliver these innovative responsive services, it is essential to have a workforce that feels valued and supported. In addition, we understand that all our partners have insights and ideas that can help to develop and improve our services and organisation.
CQC recognised this in their 2018 report, stating‘The service was exceptionally well-led. The provider and registered manager and management team promoted strong values and a person centred culture. Staff were proud to work for the service and were supported in understanding the values of the service. These were owned by all and underpinned practice.’
Hilton Nursing Partners are a revolutionary healthcare provider who pride themselves in delivering high quality person centred services. Our organisation is growing in scope and size and we are currently working in partnership with the NHS and community services to provide the Discharge to Assess service across Kent.
You will need to work closely with other professionals and organisations, building relationships and knowledge of services.
A Hilton Assessor…
- Is dedicated to provide the right care for each individual patient, ensuring the patient is central to the assessment process.
- Has excellent communication and documentation skills.
- Has a professional manner and adheres to the code of conduct for Healthcare Support Workers.
- Is able to quickly build trusting relationships with patients, families and other professionals.
- Enjoys working within a strong team but is also confident working independently.
- Is calm and good at problem solving, and happy to ask for support and advice.
- Is organised and able to plan for the day considering changing priorities.
- Is highly motivated and enthusiastic with a willingness to learn and develop to meet challenges.
- Understands the need to be flexible and adaptable to the changing needs of the organisation.
- Needs to have a current driving licence and own car
- £2,500 West London Alllowance
Benefits of being a Hilton Nursing Partner include:
- Becoming part of an expanding organisation with a culture driven by the goal to provide positive patient experiences.
- Working in a friendly and professional environment.
- 2 week induction with additional 2 day Assessor Training course.
- Excellent ongoing support and opportunities for future learning, development and career progression.
- £19,500/year starting salary - reviewed after 6 months
- Guaranteed 4 day rolling rota (additional flexible shifts may become available).
- Pension scheme and share options at 12 months.
- Refer a freind scheme
- Milage paid
This is a very exciting opportunity for the right person to become part of this unique organisation and contribute to its increasing success.