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DATE ADDED: Mon 04/03/2019

Care Coordinator

Bradford, UK
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JOB TYPE: Permanent

Care Coordinator

Justintime Healthcare is a Healthcare Recruitment Agency specialising in the supply and training of Healthcare professionals to Service Users (i.e. Hospitals, Care Homes, and Disability Centres) currently within the Yorkshire region. The Agency has just recently commenced her home care/ Domiciliary care that specialises in providing personalised care services to our Clients in thier various homes. Due to their success and growth, they need an experienced and committed Care Coordinator to support the Registered Manager in the day to day running of the Service.

CARE COORDINATOR

Reporting to the Registered Manager, It is the responsibility of the Care Coordinator to assist the Registered Manager to organize the day to day running of the service provision through the Policies, training, supervision and guidance provided by the Company

* The Care Coordinator will also support the Registered Manager in achieving the aims and objectives of the Company and achieving the level of quality in the service provided to the Service Users in accordance with the Company’s Quality Assurance Policy.

* To assist the Registered Manager in marketing the services provided by the Company and liaising with commissioners, prospective Service Users, health professionals and other agencies connected with training and development of the service.

* DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* To be responsible to the Registered Manager for the day to day service provision to the Service Users by producing detailed work schedules for the Care Workers and providing both written and verbal instructions/guidance to them.

* To be conversant with the Care Standards Act 2008 for Domiciliary Care Regulations (National Minimum Standards) and legislation governing the service and other regulations concerning the provision of both domiciliary care and residential care services.

* To be aware of the Quality Assurance Policy of the Company in the provision of a quality service to the Service Users.

* To represent the Company in a professional manner always, on the telephone, face to face or in written communication.

* To ensure that telephones are answered promptly, and people are spoken to in a polite and respectful manner.

* To maintain confidentiality always and carry out the Company’s Confidentiality Policy. To carry out the monitoring of the service in the field to ensure that it meets the quality targets of the Company, contractual requirements of the commissioners and the NMS and to keep the Registered Manager informed of the outcomes and issues that are identified.

* To report to the Registered Manager any issues regarding the legislative requirements concerning the services provided and the staff providing them.

* To visit Service Users and to make reviews of the written Care Plans, examine the written records of medication administration, finance and daily log notes kept by Staff as required by the Register Manager.

* To report to the Registered Manager any financial issues that have an impact on the overall budget.

* To assist the Registered Manager with the recruitment, induction, training and supervision of Staff.

* At the direction of the Registered Manager - to carry out spot checks and Supervision reviews of the Staff’s performance.

* To assist the Registered Manager in holding team meetings for Care Workers.

* To produce reports as required by the Registered Manager.

* To maintain accurate records.

* The Care Coordinator will aslo be part of the On Call Rota Team.

HEALTH SAFETY

To be familiar with the Company’s obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the other Health and Safety Regulations detailed in the Company’s Health and Safety Policies.

At the direction of the Registered Manager - to carry out risk assessments under the Health and Safety requirements.

To keep the Registered Manager informed of the outcomes and issues that are identified concerning Health and Safety issues.

QUALITY CONTROL

To assist the Registered Manager to implement the monitoring and quality control processes under the Company’s Quality Monitoring Policy.

To assist the Registered Manager in carrying out surveys, monitoring Staff performance, training and supervising Staff in Quality Control assessments.

To be familiar with and to implement the Company’s policies and procedures and all legislative and regulatory requirements relating to the activities of the Company.

To be aware of the Quality Assurance Policy of the Company in the provision of a quality service to the Service Users.

To represent the Company in a professional manner always, on the telephone, face to face or in written communication.

To ensure that telephones are answered promptly, and people are spoken to in a polite and respectful manner.

Essential:

Experience in care provision at a level that reflects the responsibilities of the post applied for

Good literacy and numeracy skills

Good presentation skills

Computer literate

Understanding of legislation concerned with care provision

Administrative experience

Full driving licence with access to a car

Desirable:

NVQ 2

Professional qualification

Previous experience in a similar role or as a Deputy Manager or Senior Carer or Supervisor in a Care Home or other similar role within a care providing organisation.

Competencies:

* Dedication and commitment

* Effective team player

* Good communication skills and time management

* Sound understanding of good care principles

* Ability to cope under pressure

* Calm and patient

* Ability to deal with change or emergencies

* Ability to display empathy and understanding

* Flexible and reliable

* Management skills

* People management skills

REMUNERATION

SALARY £20,000 to £22,000

Bonus scheme tied to hours generated

A laptop

A Mobile Phone

Training and Development programmes
Role: Care Coordinator
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire,

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