Care Coordinator

Date Posted
16th November 2015
Reference
bbgren
Sector
Adults, Domiciliary Care, Health, Older People
Location
Greenwich
Benefits
Competitive Salary plus benefits
Salary
Negotiable
Contract Type
Permanent
Grades
Non Qualified, NVQ/Diploma Level
Job Roles
Care, Care Co-ordinator

Summary of position

To work with the coordinator to ensure all care packages are covered with the appropriate care worker at all times. To liaise with the coordinator to ensure adequate cover for all existing and new packages to ensure the smooth running of the care service.

 

Duties and responsibilities

·         Accepting, allocating and processing referrals for new work efficiently.

·         Accepting and processing changes and amendments to existing care packages.

·         Assigning care workers to customers, whilst working within the standards and requirements of the company.

·         Ensuring all runs and working patterns meet the needs of the company, customer and care worker.

·         Ensuring adequate cover is available for sickness, absenteeism or holidays.

·         Working with other members of the administration team to ensure high quality service provision.

·         Liaising with customers and care workers to ensure an efficient service provision.

·         Keeping accurate records on the system and working with the office team to ensure all data is up to date and relevant.

·         Preparation of reports as required.

·         Ensuring care worker rota’s are completed and distributed on a weekly basis to all appropriate parties.

·         Take on-call duties as part of a team on a rota basis.

·         Ensuring all emergency on-call issues are dealt with effectively e.g. covering calls either directly or indirectly when care workers are sick or absent. Recording all emergency calls and passing the information to appropriate parties.

·         This list is not exhaustive and from time to time you may be required to undertake additional duties.

 

Essential

Knowledge of management systems

Excellent IT skills

Attention to detail

Excellent communication skills – verbal, written and electronic

Good reporting skills both verbal and written

Good telephone manner

Excellent understanding of companies policies and procedures

Excellent knowledge of local area

Ability to work under own initiative or within a team

Clear understanding of good quality

Clear police check relevant to country of residence

 

Desirable

Knowledge of staff plan roster

Ability to problem solve

Experience of coordinating care staff

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