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Prevention and Early Intervention Hospital Liaison Coordinator

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Reablement Hospital Liaison Co-ordinator.  The role is based at Hinchingbrooke Hospital but also allows for some homeworking based on the needs of the Service.

This is a fixed term position to the end of March 2025.

The role requires good knowledge of social and health pathways of support.  Working as part of the Prevention Hub to triage referrals received from acute and community settings to determine eligibility for reablement pathway.  

You will work alongside The Adult Early Help team who provide advice and support to anyone over the age of 18, who is seeking support or social care and will be part of our Prevention and Early Intervention services made up of Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Adult  Support Coordinators and Welfare Benefit Advisors from a variety of backgrounds. You will be part of the service offering support to individuals and to families and carers.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact: Neelam Narayan on 01480 373431 or

We know that your time is precious, so our interviews will be held virtually, by Microsoft Teams to provide the most flexible recruitment process.  We may include a virtual assessment as part of this, but we’ll give you all of the relevant information ahead of time.

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

What will you be doing?

You will be working with individual referrals received from the multi-disciplinary partners to determine whether the reablement pathway is the most appropriate pathway for support in line with the Care Act 2014.

Inquisitive and creative practice is embraced, to allow for personalised solutions, taking into account wider community resources and organisations. The work will support in ensuring  early and safe discharges from, but not limited to, Hinchingbrooke Hospital and Addenbrookes Hospital, to ensure correct discharge plans are in place. 

You will support the knowledge of health colleagues complimenting them with your own, but also training them to develop their own knowledge of our Prevention and Early Intervention approach and of Adult Social Care as a whole.

About you

You will have a good understanding of all relevant legislation to a level where you can confidently challenge health colleagues where required. You will also have experience of assessing needs and providing support. A good knowledge of the health system and the support it offers is important.

You will need to have good and accurate literacy, numeracy and administrative skills and the ability to analyse information to solve general queries.

It is imperative that you have strong communication skills, a confident telephone manner and can work on your own initiative.

Good planning and organisation skills will be key, and you should be used to working under pressure to meet deadlines, allowing flexibility and resilience.

You will need a good working knowledge of the Care Act 2014 and Mental Capacity Act 2005 and experience of multi-disciplinary working to enable best outcomes for individuals.

For a full list of the requirements of the role, please check out the Job Description & Person Specification.

Our benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme.
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

Our four values are central to our culture, driving everything we do.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we firmly believe benefits our colleagues, the organisation and our communities. If you don’t meet every single requirement in the job role but think this could be you, please don’t be put off.   We are committed to building a workplace that is compassionate and inclusive as well as diverse, so if you think you could be a good candidate for this role please consider applying and speak to the recruiting manager if you have any questions.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, along with our employee network 'IDEAL' and self-organised peer support groups help us to foster an inclusive, supportive and safe working environment where people feel valued, respected, and empowered.  We collect relevant diversity data for monitoring as part of the recruitment process to understand the diversity of our applicants and monitor any trends throughout the recruitment processes so that we can take meaningful action.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We fully support providing reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, as well as when you join us, and we encourage candidates to contact the Hiring Manager, whose details can be found in the advert, to discuss any adjustment needs. Some examples of adjustments could include additional time to complete an assessment or printing a document on pastel coloured paper with larger font size and line spacing. We would value talking about what might be possible to enable you to join us and thrive, so if there is something that would help you to do your best during your journey with us, please get in touch.

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion.

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