Care Co-Ordinator
Chelmsford, Essex, Essex
3d ago

Eden Brook Home Care was founded by health care professionals looking to improve the care delivered to those in need at their home.

Over the past few years we have supported a number of clients with varying needs accross the Chelmsford and Maldon area.

We are now looking for a Care Co-Ordinator to join our busy team!

Salary : £24,000 pa 5.6 weeks annual leave

The senior care worker / care coordinator is a hands-on member of the management team responsible for planning, organising, and checking (including the carrying out of spot checks) that care services are provided in line with service agreements and care plans and to the standards required.

Care Co-Ordinator Duties :

  • Schedule visits using our Care Planner system
  • carry out needs assessments as required and to draw up individual’s care plans
  • make all necessary arrangements for starting a service
  • supervise care workers and teams in carrying out their work, proving advice and guidance as needed, including demonstrating procedures, coaching and mentoring
  • be available to care workers seeking advice and guidance on issues arising
  • provide direct care in emergencies
  • carry out spot checks of care delivery and report findings to the service management
  • visit service users to get their views on the service being provided and to act on any issues arising
  • carry out preliminary investigations of concerns, including safeguarding issues, and complaints that arise on the course of service delivery and report their findings to the service manager
  • assist with staff induction and training as required, and in the cases of new staff, assess their fitness to work alone
  • organise care reviews and to be responsible for implementing any changes to care plans
  • liaise with other professionals involved in a person’s care
  • work closely with the service’s management team to help it with their quality improvement and business planning strategies
  • engage in their own continuing professional development through relevant training, including specialist training, and qualifications
  • act as an ambassador for the care service, particularly in its dealings with other professionals and agencies involved in a person’s care
  • work as a team member and be prepared to be flexible in helping to meet the service’s requirements.
  • Care Coordinator Requirements :

    The post holder will be expected to have previous experience in care work with all the essential personal qualities and a relevant qualification (certificate / diploma) at the appropriate level.

    If you feel like you meet the above criteria of the Care Coordinator, please apply now!

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