Serving the people of Bradford, Harrogate, Selby and Craven Districts

Job title

MAST Hospital And Community Support Worker


Bradford Royal Infirmary and Shipley office

Closing date

19th April 2024

Full/part time

32 hours per week


£23,725 - £26,021 (FTE)

Carers’ Resource is excited to announce a new opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable people. We are currently seeking a:

MAST Hospital and Community Support Worker

32 hours per week, Bradford Royal Infirmary and Shipley office

£23,725 – £26,021 (FTE)

You will work as part of the MAST (Multi-Agency Support Team) in Bradford Royal Infirmary providing specialist and specific support to individuals experiencing frailty who are frequent attenders at A&E, with the aim of reducing readmission and the frequency of presentation. You will provide support within the hospital setting, and in the community following discharge.

You will play a pivotal role in supporting individuals experiencing frailty enabling holistic person-centred decisions on the next steps for care and support, using guided conversations around advance planning and discharge planning, as well as acting as an active conduit from the patient/ families/ carers and the acute trust staff.

You’ll engage with patients around health messaging and re-direction to appropriate community services and support the one-system frailty model for re-direction to virtual ward and community services.

Some weekend working is required, currently one weekend in four.

What we offer you:

·         Personal Development, including opportunities for aspiring leaders

·         Training opportunities

·         Generous holiday entitlement starting at 33 days (including Bank Holidays) plus a day off for your birthday

·         Expenses and mileage paid at 45p p/m

·         Carer passport if you are a carer yourself

·         Eligibility for a Blue Light Card and Carers Trust CarerSmart benefits

·         Work phone and laptop

·         Access to online wellbeing support

·         Pension scheme with flexible employee contribution

·         Access to staff savings scheme (via third party)

·         Occupational sick pay

·         Tea and coffee provided in offices

·         Staff fleece jacket

For more information:

For an informal discussion about this role, contact Rachel Waddington: 0808 501 5939

Join our team:

This is an opportunity to join a dedicated team that is committed to making a meaningful impact on the lives of carers and those in need of care. If you are passionate about supporting others and making a difference, we encourage you to apply.

Carers’ Resource values diversity and is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from all backgrounds. Reg. charity no.1049278.

Salary scale quoted for 37 hours per week.

New appointments are normally made to the bottom of scale.

Closing date for applications: Friday 19th April

Interviews will take place on Monday 29th April

Before applying for this job, please download the role guide below, and read it carefully.

Please tell us in your application how you meet the person specification.

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