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  • Fife Carers Centre - Hospital Services Coordinator

    Created: 19/09/2023
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies


    Position: Hospital Services Coordinator

    Location: Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, with travel to community hospitals and Fife Carers Centre

    Fife Carers Centre is seeking a Hospital Service Coordinator to join their team. 

    Fife Carers Centre is a well-regarded and well-established organisation that has supported thousands of families and unpaid carers throughout Fife since 1995. The vision of Fife Carers Centre is to ensure that unpaid carers throughout Fife are valued, recognised, and supported to have equal access to a good quality of life that is not prejudiced by their caring role. 

    The successful candidate will be based at the Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, with travel to community hospitals throughout Fife and the Fife Carers Centre, Kirkcaldy. 

    Your work will include: 

    • Providing a sensitive, person-centred support service for carers when the cared-for person is in hospital approaching discharge;
    • Overseeing an established Hospital Based Program and supervise a team of four Hospital Carer Support Workers over a variety of locations; 
    • Working closely with Fife Carers Centre Manager to establish continuity of support for carers after discharge;
    • Assisting carers in presenting their views to the appropriate planning authorities and decision makers;
    • Giving one-to-one support to carers in order that they know how to access services helping them to develop self-advocacy, and where necessary, advocate on the carer's behalf;
    • Providing a listening ear for carers.

    The full job ad, person spec, and application form can be found on Fife Carers website.

    For more details, and to discuss the role, contact Christine Duncan by e-mail - [email protected] or call 01592 205472

    The closing date for applications is 12.00 on Monday 02 October 2023.




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