• Full time
  • Anywhere
  • £22 500.00 - £24 000.00 GBP
  • 14 June 2024
  • Salary/Hourly Rate: £22 500.00 - £24 000.00

Our agency is growing and we have a vacancy for a Care Coordinator.  If you are passionate about organising care and duties, ensuring that best care is delivered for our service users then we want to hear from you.

Job Description

· Co-ordinate the duties and work plan for care workers

· Assist the Registered Manager with the recruitment of new care workers and their

induction

· Ensure that the care worker rotas are organised and sufficiently well planned, taking

into account travel time and routes

· Liaise with the Registered Manager to arrange shadow shifts for new care workers

· Plan and allocate care assignments to appropriate care workers, with due regard for

the particular needs of the individual and the skills and attributes of the worker

· Liaise as necessary with partner professionals and organisations (e.g. social workers,

GPS, nurses) in respect of developing and delivering holistic, person-centred packages

of care

· Dealing with queries from clients and families calmly and professionally.

· Carry out on-call coordinating and response duties outside regular office hours as

agreed

· Support the Registered Manager with covering care visits for any last-minute schedule

changes as and when required

· Take responsibility for new referrals from private clients, social services and the ICB,

ensuring complete information is received and appropriate assessments and care

planning are undertaken

· Support the Registered Manager with completing care plan reviews and risk

assessments.

· Maintenance of electronic and handwritten records

 

If you have any questions or would like some further information on the role, please

contact us and we can arrange a phone call at your earliest convenience.

Oakshed Care is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equal

opportunities and it is our policy that no applicant should receive more or less

favourable treatment on the grounds of race, nationality, colour, ethnic or national

origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, creed or disability.

Our ideal candidate:

· At least 6 months experience in a similar role
· Should be prepared to undertake other training that would benefit you in the role
· Be self-motivated, responsible and able to act on your initiative
· Have previous experience in Domiciliary Care
· Must be organised and flexible
· Flexibility with time to cover shifts or sickness
· Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

Essential Skills:

· Must be able to demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills
· Excellent time management skills
· Achieved at least Level 3 in Health and Social Care or willingness to work towards it
· Must be a driver and have access to a car (essential)
· Have the ability to work collaboratively with other team members
· Previous experience with rota planning and allocating care staff

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