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Care Navigator - 2 Jobs

Salary details: £19,554 - £23,836

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Ref: AH 1787

Kirklees Council

Adults and Health

Adult Social Care Operation

Place of Work: Civic Centre 1, Huddersfield


Contract Type: Temporary

Working Pattern: Full Time

Appointment type:

Hours per Week: 37

Closing date: 22 September 2019

Provisional Interview Date:

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These jobs are temporary for up to 12 months due to specific funding.

Are you an enthusiastic, flexible and motivated individual who can work within a fast paced environment?  Do you love a challenge and want to be part of a forward thinking, fast moving and dynamic organisation?

Then this could be the role for you!

These roles will involve working with a wide range of customers and their carers to ensure they receive the right input at the right time and are directed to the right place.

You will receive referrals from the Hospital Assessment Team, Gateway to Care and the Wellbeing Hubs as part of the Self-Directed Support Pathway. Care Navigators utilise a strengths based approach to work with customers to enable them to remain independent in their own homes and local communities. Through appropriate sign posting, timely advice, sourcing and arranging support to meet their specific needs. Care Navigators will also be instrumental in supporting the roll out of the online financial assessment you will be expected to support this piece of work.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for this job.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

In order to be shortlisted for this job please demonstrate in your application how you meet the Person Checklist.

To apply for this job as a secondment you must be a substantive employee of the Council with over 6 months continuous service and have successfully completed your probation period.  Applications for secondments will only be accepted if accompanied by a completed Secondment Permission Form, signed by your manager.  If you are refused permission to apply for a secondment please contact HR Recruitment to register the refusal.


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