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Key Worker, Pathways Hospital Discharge (full time and part time)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £21,214 – £23,721
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th November 2019


  • Advertised from 18th October 2019
  • 37 or 18.5 hours per week

Role

Those who are homeless experience some of the worst health outcomes possible, with signicant numbers experiencing serious health conditions and high rates of early morbidity.

Cyrenians has secured funding to take forward a new Pathways project within Edinburgh. The project will be delivered by a multidisciplinary team working closely with staff from the Royal Infirmary and Western General to ensure early identification of patients who are homeless and develop a considered discharge process that will include access to accommodation and support ongoing recovery and resilience, to ultimately improve health outcomes.

We are looking for Key Workers excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish trusted relationships with people. You will be a strong advocate for the needs and rights of those you support, and be able to develop relationships and referral routes with a range of community based organisations and accommodation providers. You should also have the ability to demonstrate Cyrenians values of Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Innovation in the work that you do.

Application notes

Application details: For full details and an application pack please visit cyrenians.scot , call 0131 475 2354 (during working hours) or e-mail: recruitment@cyrenians.scot

CVs will not be accepted.

Application Notes:

Closing date is 12 noon on Monday 18th November 2019.

Interviews will be held on 27th November 2019.


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