Monday 18 November 2019
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Support Worker - Rapid Response Team (Band 3)

Health and Social Care Enquire


Hours:Full Time

Full Description

Service Area
Adult Community Services

Band 3: 19,901 - 22,114 BAR 22,819 - 23,367per annum


Rapid Response is a Community based team covering 7 days/week between the hours of 08.30 20.30. The Rapid response team supports people in a health or social care crisis in their own homes to prevent avoidable admissions. The postholder will work within the multi-disciplinary team whose aim is to prevent avoidable emergency admissions to Hospital and Nursing Homes. They will also work in the home environment without direct supervision, with patients who have been assessed as medically stable to remain at home.

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Job Description

Contact: Lynda Potter, Rapid Response & Reablement Manager on telephone 725241 ext 3481 or email

We strongly advise that applicants speak to the contact named above before applying for this post.

Closing Date: 18 November 2019


Please do not submit a CV to the contact shown above, applications should be submitted online. If you are unable to complete an online application please contact the Recruitment Team at or on tel. 01481 747394

Appointment to this role will be subject to the following pre-employment checks which will be completed following an offer of employment:

  • Satisfactory references which must include one from the candidate's current line manager
  • Occupational Health Clearance
  • Satisfactory, Enhanced, Disclosure and Barring Service Check with Barred Listing Check.  Convictions likely to be considered relevant to this post include crimes involving, but not limited to, theft violence, dishonesty, fraud, vulnerable individuals and children
  • Confirmation of required qualifications / registrations
  • Possession of a valid Right to Work document or Permit/Certificate

Should the successful applicant not meet the requirements sufficiently he/she may be appointed at a lower grade than stated. The successful applicant would then have the opportunity to progress to the grade advertised once the necessary skills and knowledge have been developed and the postholder has demonstrated the ability to undertake the duties at the higher level.

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