Care Co-ordinator

Xyrius Group
Staple Hill
09 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Summary

Xyrius are currently recruiting for Care Co-ordinator for a growing and established Community Care organisation providing homecare and support living in their own homes. Having over 20 years' experience within the sector, they have extensive experience of managing and delivering an innovative care service.

Care Co-ordinator responsibilities:

- To manage client rosters and allocate staff to service users
- To be on call in emergency situations where on call staff are not available
- To ensure proper filing of reports and documents, with due regard to the provisions of The Data Protection Act, 1998
- To manage the Organisation's computer data base and word processing functions
- To organise computer files and to ensure their regular and timely back-up according to documented procedures
- To answer the telephone and to manage calls from clients, staff and Social Services in a professional and courteous manner
- To manage the Organisation's Quality Documentation System of policies, procedures and record forms and to advise staff of any up-dates, amendments or other changes to policies, procedures and care standards
- To manage the Organisation's client / staff data base, inputting and amending data
- To organise client visits and to undertake client visits when calls are not covered
- To participate in Quality Management Review Meetings, to take minutes of such meetings and to prepare typed minutes for signature and distribution
- To participate in the interviews of job applicants, and to maintain proper records of interviews in accordance with the latest employment legislation and to support and assist new members of staff * To assist in induction training and "shadowing" of new staff, as appropriate
- To undertake spot audits of service delivery in accordance with documented procedures Person

Care Co-ordinator specification:

- Minimum 2 Years' experience in domiciliary care
- Level 3 qualification in health and social care. - Or working towards
- Full clean driving license

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