Care Coordinator

Recruiter
Better Healthcare Services
Location
Luton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Sep 2019
Closes
28 Sep 2019
Ref
1261155035
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CARE COORDINATOR JOB DESCRIPTION

AND PERSON SPECIFICATION

JOB TITLE: Care Coordinator - Luton
REPORTS TO: Registered Branch Manager

SUMMARY OF POST:
To maintain continuity of care and support to Service Users and to ensure efficiency and reliability of all visits to Service Users.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Allocating care workers with the right skills and experience to deliver the best quality care and support to each customer.
  • Organise Care Workers rota's to minimise changes to the service and travel between customer homes.
  • Responding efficiently to day to day changes in the care and support packages.
  • Implementation and monitoring of all relevant aspects of the Electronic Call Monitoring System.
  • To ensure that all customers are correctly allocated on colleague and call times reflect the care package. To advise Field Care Supervisors of new care packages and ensure that care plans are completed within agreed timescales.
  • Establish strong working relationships with all key stakeholders, including commissioning teams, Safeguarding Teams, social workers, procurement, District Nurses, OT's and PT's.
  • To bid for new care packages and work closely with the branch recruiter to ensure that new care packages have the required staff cover.
  • To achieve targets, KPI's and objectives set by the Registered Manager.
  • To be conversant with the Care Standards Act 2014 and legislation governing the service and other regulations concerning the provision of domiciliary care.
  • To be familiar with the Company's obligation under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other Health and Safety Regulations detailed in the company's Health & Safety Policies.

Person Specification
  • Experience of supervisory management in the care provision sector.
  • Experience of customer care/handling complaints/problem solving.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Very good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage difficult situations calmly and effectively.
  • Ability to lead and motivate staff.
  • Knowledge of Care Quality Standards of Care,
  • Knowledge of, and commitment to, person centred approaches to care.
  • Knowledge of IT systems - Microsoft office: Word, Excel, Outlook etc.

If you would like to apply- Please send your cv to or call 01273 203 999 quote ref - LutonCC

I look forward to hearing from you!

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/87936110

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