Justlife is looking for 2 new project workers in Brighton
Lead Worker & Project Worker, Pathway Plus Homeless Hospital Discharge Project
Salary: £18,421 – £21,487
Job Type: Full or part-time
Deadline: 24th September 2014
Pathway Plus is a pioneering project, funded by Brighton & Hove CCG as part of the integrated care programme. The project is a partnership between Justlife, Pathway, St John Ambulance and Brighton Homeless Healthcare and it has been running very successfully since October 2013.
Due to expansion have an exciting opportunity to appoint 2 new workers to the project who will provide support to patients who live in emergency accommodation following their discharge from hospital to ensure that their health recovery is sustained and that they receive relevant assistance with their broader needs, linking in with the wide range of services which are available in the city. Specifically, the role involves working with and developing existing procedures, liaising with stakeholders and taking on a caseload of homeless patients at the point of discharge from hospital. Once referrals from are received, appropriate care plans will be established and this team will provide non-clinical floating support to individuals who live in temporary accommodation. Regular activities will be connecting clients with appropriate support services, accompanying them to appointments, assisting them in addressing wider health needs such as drug and alcohol use. The appointed people will also be involved in the ongoing development of the project and the wider work of Justlife in Brighton and Hove providing support to people who live in temporary accommodation. We are looking for 2 Project Worker with one potentially taking lead role. The ideal candidates will be highly motivated, organised and have some experience of leading case work in a related field in a paid or voluntary capacity.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application pack.
The process will be as follows:
24th September 2014: Deadline for Expression of Interest forms and CVs.
1st October 2014: Initial Interviews for selected candidates
8th October 2014: Final interviews and appointments