Crisis Care Coordinator


Recruiting Organisation: Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove (AUKWSBH)               

Working hours : 15 Hours per week

Salary: £8,716 pa (£21,500 FTE)
Location: Brighton & Hybrid


Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove, is an independent local charity working in the community to help older people, their families and their carers. Their vision is to inspire and enable people in West Sussex, Brighton & Hove to Love Later Life. To do this, they provide an array of services and activities that meet the needs and interests of the communities they support, providing opportunities for people to get out, have fun, socialise and build friendships. It really is a great place to work if you really want to make a difference in people’s lives.


They are looking for a Coordinator to join the amazing Crisis Team. Ideally, they are looking for an experienced Crisis Care Coordinator, but would consider someone willing to learn the role for the right candidate.

  • The Crisis Team works across a 7 day week, 8am – 8pm, providing short-term, person centred care to people in later life, who maybe returning home from hospital or for those who find themselves in need.
  • As Care Coordinator, you will work closely with the manager and the other coordinators of the service, to ensure referrals are processed in a safe and timely way, ensuring the rota is covered and carers and clients are well supported.
  • You will be working as part of the Crisis team, ensuring safe and efficient delivery of care is met within the client’s homes.
  • The role will also ensure adequate levels of care are provided and support with covering calls in respect of any annual leave, training days and sickness.
  • They are looking to recruit enthusiastic individuals who enjoy working with people to enable them to adopt an independent lifestyle.
  • You will need to be organised with good administration, observation and communication skills.
  • They would consider job share for the right candidates.
  • A driving license is essential to meet the needs of the service.


At AWSBH, staff benefits include:

  • Flexible Working Option
  • Ongoing professional training and development
  • 28 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) pro-rata for part time staff
  • Health Cash Plan

As an employer, they want to see the diversity of our communities reflected in the workforce. They believe that employing a rich mix of people from a range of different backgrounds with fresh ideas and different perspectives is key to enabling them to continually improve our services to the diverse communities they serve. They welcome and encourage applications from all members of the community.

They are committed to ensuring that the recruitment process is as inclusive as possible for everyone and this includes making reasonable adjustments for disabled people.


To arrange an informal chat, please contact Chloe Russell on 01273 328555 or email


For Job Description & Application form please click here.


To apply please complete an application form or email your CV with a full covering letter as to why you are suitable for the role to


Closing date:  31 Oct 2022

Interview Date: w/c  7 Nov 2022.

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