Homecare Coordinator

Recruiter
JB Agency
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
23000.0000
Posted
12 May 2017
Closes
10 Jun 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

JB AGENCY established in 1979 is the longest serving provider of HOME CARE in the Lothians. Our service has evolved over this time into one of the most HIGHLY REGARDED services and offers a wealth of expertise through our very experienced, trained and motivated workforce.

Extremely busy in ALL areas of Edinburgh, we are looking to recruit another homecare Coordinator to help with our growing needs. As a coordinator with JB Agency you will be required to take the lead in maintaining our high standards of care.

You will be working as part of a team, helping to coordinate some 3000 hours of homecare per week. You will be responsible for the clients and care workers in your allocated area. Although office-based you will be required to visit clients and workers alike; to better understand your clients' needs, your workers' strengths and weaknesses and to help cover absenteeism.

You will also be required to take your share of the On-call service, likely to be every 4 weeks and remain compliant with National Care Standards and good practice at all times.

Other duties will include:

Ensuring all services are covered safely and by an appropriate care worker

Preparing rotas for care workers

Setting up new packages of care

Maintaining records both paper and computerised

Experience of rostering systems and electronic monitoring is preferred but not essential

General office duties

Essential Skills and Experience:

SVQ3 Health and Social Care

Communication skills

Good telephone manner

Administrative skills

Planning and organisation skills

Ability to work under pressure

Ability to work on their own and as a team player

In addition to the essential skills and experience, we require that:

You have a passion for care

Do you have Compassion, Integrity, Empathy and Respect?

You have previous experience of Personal Care (excludes family care)

You can provide 2 work references from the care sector

You are reliable and are responsible You are organised and punctual You have a current Moving and Handling certificate

You have your own transport You have authority to work in the UK You are registered or willing to register with PVG scheme

You are registered or willing to register with SSSC

We offer an extremely competitive package:

35 hours from £11 per hour On-Call service £250 per week

Home care visits from £10 per hour (SVQ3)

28 days annual holiday entitlement Office hours are 9-5 Mon-Fri