Discharge Support Assistant (Ref. DSA)

(Fixed term contract 1st October 2017 – 31st March 2019)
£1,058 per month plus 15% shift allowance and additional standby payments.

Working hours 12 noon – 8.30pm Mon-Fri, 9:00am – 5.30pm weekends and bank holidays. Shift pattern 4 days on followed by 4 days off (plus a maximum of 2 days standby cover in any one week). 25 days A/L (pro rata), pension scheme and health care plan.

We are currently looking to recruit a Discharge Support Assistant to deliver our existing home from hospital service. The service has been in operation since 2014 and we are looking for someone to join our Manchester Royal Infirmary team of friendly, approachable and caring individuals who find this work extremely rewarding.

Working at all times as a pair and using our company vehicle, you will escort patients home safely and undertake basic tasks such as shopping for essentials and ensuring their home is warm and comfortable. This service seeks to improve older/vulnerable patients’ experience of discharge from hospital and prevent unnecessary readmission. Full induction and ongoing training will be provided.

Possession of a full driving licence is essential.  A DBS check will also be required.

For an information pack and application form click here, or:

Phone: 0161 874 1654 (24hr answerphone, quote reference code DSA)
Email: jobs@careandrepair-manchester.org.uk
Write: Manchester Care & Repair, Unit 14 Empress Bldgs, 380 Chester Rd, Manchester, M16 9EA

CV’s are not accepted.

Closing date: 12 noon 27th September 2017
Interview date: Monday 9th October 2017

Manchester Care and Repair aims to be an equal opportunities employer

Further Information

If you would like any further information about Care & Repair and/or the services we offer, please either call 0161 872 5500 or fill out the below enquiry form and we will respond shortly.