Care Coordinator

Location Folkestone
Discipline: Healthcare
Salary: £17,000 to £22,000 (negotiable and depending on experience)
Contact name: Mrs Lisa Street

Contact email: lisa@spearrecruitment.co.uk
Job ref: 6708
Published: about 2 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

Care Coordinator

Basic Salary:Up to £22,000 (negotiable and depending on experience)

Location: Folkestone

Hours:Monday 8am to 5pm and Tuesday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm (on-call on a rota basis)

** Care experience is necessary **

Purpose of role

To make sure customers receive excellent quality care and support to keep them safe and comfortable in their own homes. A supportive and calm manner together with excellent organisational and communication skills are vital for this important role.

Key responsibility

Make sure care assistants are appropriately allocated to customers so that care is delivered on time, safely and in line with customers wishes (as agreed in their care and support plan).

Duties

  • Liaise with the lead coordinator or registered manager to make sure sufficient care assistants with the right skills mix are recruited to meet the needs of the business. Arrange cover for care assistant sickness, absenteeism or holidays.

  • Accept, allocate and process new referrals for care and support promptly.

  • Process changes to customers care and support.

  • Make sure there is sufficient cover to deliver care and support on time.

  • Monitor the allocation of care assistants to maximise efficiency whilst supporting them to maintain an appropriate work/ life balance.

  • Use IT systems to allocate care assistants to provide care and support to customers. Work with Care supervisors to appropriately match care assistants to customers

  • Prepare reports as required as required by the registered manager.

  • Talk to customers and their chosen representatives about their care and support taking account of different communication needs and levels of understanding.

  • Work with the Care team and other health and social care professionals to deliver high quality homecare services and to make improvements where necessary.

  • Work flexibly as part of the team and apply Care policies and procedures at all times.

This list is not exhaustive and additional duties may be required.

Sound interesting? We would love to hear from you if you feel you have what it takes to become a valued Care Coordinator. Apply today and we will be in touch shortly.

This Care Coordinator vacancy is being managed by Lisa and Deb at Spear Recruitment Ltd

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Care Coordinator in Folkestone (reference 6708)