Senior Support Worker/Care Navigator – closing date 3 December 2018

Temporary until 30 April 2019
21 hours per week
£18,805 pro-rata


In this role you will provide support in the hospital and following discharge, in people’s own homes for a time limited period. You will:

  • Assist in resolving the person’s immediate and long-term requirements, including working closely with statutory agencies and undertaking home visits in order to support the service user to be safe and independent, build local relationships and to promote an individual quality of life.
  • Promote the work of the British Red Cross within the hospital setting and always ensure high professional standards are upheld, manage your own caseload and work independently in the community, balancing the needs of the individuals that you are supporting.
We are looking for:
  • Experience of working with and/or supporting vulnerable adults and a Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social care
  • Experience in writing reports and/or support plans
  • Ability to manage own time and workload and prioritise a range of competing demands
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Understanding of and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work in a person centred way
    Excellent organisational skills; planning, managing recording and monitoring
  • workloads
  • Full driving licence with own vehicle
Address Line 1
Royal Berkshire, NHS Foundation Trust
Address line 2
Craven Road
Is this location wheelchair accessible?
Postholder needs own transport
Contract type
Part timeTemporary, Contract, or Project
£18,805 FTE
Recruitment Team
Main contact telephone
0300 004 0554
Reference number for post
How to apply

Please apply here.

Should you have any questions on this role please email us at or call us on 0300 004 0554 quoting reference REQ0000022NQ.

Open for applications from
26 November 2018
Closing date for applications
3 December 2018
Will my application be acknowledged?
All applicants, successful or otherwise, can expect to receive a reply from us in due course