Service Support Coordinator for Looked After Children

Haywards Heath
05 Jan 2021
15 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

A rare opportunity has arisen for an organised individual to support the development of virtual hubs across SCFT to deliver an integrated and timely service for children and young people in the care system.

Applicants will need excellent IT skills, the ability to use data and collate reports as required, and highly developed communication skills to liaise internally and with partners such as the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and local authorities.

The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating the day to day administration of the Looked After Children (LAC) services from within the LAC Hub, ensuring there is a high quality secretarial and administrative support service provided to the clinicians delivering the clinical service.

The post holder will have specific responsibility for developing the pathways and processes related to the hub, ensuring the provision of high quality health assessments in line with statutory guidance. The role will include managing the systems and processes within the LAC services and the administration teams for LAC and Adoption.

There will be the opportunity to assume responsibility for specific projects to establish and maintain effective office systems and processes within the department in order to progress business priorities. In addition, the post holder will have the chance to undertake project work without supervision and research issues as directed by the Named Doctor and Nurse as well as conducting reviews and audits for specific projects to ensure quality.

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

Documents to download
  • Service Support Co-ordinator for Looked After Children ( PDF , 632.4 KB )
  • Service Support Co-ordinator for Looked After Children ( PDF , 632.4 KB )
  • About Us ( PDF , 743.4 KB )
  • Staff Benefits Brochure ( PDF , 484.5 KB )

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