care coordinator in walton-on-thames

26 July 2018
dorota gorgol, randstad care
job type
£ 19,000 - £ 24,000 per year
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walton-on-thames, south east
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 19,000 - £ 24,000 per year
reference number
dorota gorgol, randstad care
020 7400 6058
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job description

Our client is well established home care provider looking for Care Coordinator in Walton on Thames to join their team. The successful candidate will be an experienced Care Coordinator with good communication, interpersonal and influencing skills. They must be able to multi task and work well under tight deadlines and pressure. They must be self motivated and be passionate about the care sector, customer and carers. The position is full time permanent and the successful candidate will be paid 19k - 25k depending on experience.

The role:

The care co-ordinator would ensure packages are sourced, whether through social services, or private referrals, recruiting new staff to meet the demand for packages, as well as ensuring training and procedures and policies is in place.

* To Co-ordinate, plan and manage complex staff rotas, ensuring adequate staff cover. Ensure changes are reflected as soon as possible on the rostering system.
* To Receive requests to provide domiciliary care service, and liaise with the referrer - social services, home care team or service user's families - how services can be delivered most effectively to meet the service user's needs. Ensure home visits to complete needs assessments and development of care plans are undertaken timely by field supervisors; and ensure all service users' files are accurate and up-to-date.
* To help match carers skill to client care plan, to provide best care support.
* To create and implement support plans.
* Liaise with other healthcare professionals.
* Carrying out administrative tasks as required.
* Maintain the rostering, holiday schedule, billing etc for the payroll and accounting systems, ensuring they are up-to-date from an administrative, operational and billing point of view. Implement as much automation as possible to the smooth running of the operations, including carers' availability to undertake shifts.
* Provision of on-call service outside normal working hours and maintain a detailed log of all on-call activity.
* Prepared to go out on care calls when required whether as part of a package or in an emergency

The Candidate should have:

* Relevant experience in domiciliary care.
* An excellent telephone manner, attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure.
* Excellent communication skills orally and in writing
* Excellent organisation, time management and planning skills
* Ability to approach confidential matters with discretion, sensitivity and diplomacy
* Experience in project support and logistical planning with the ability to work independently, with minimal supervision and to remain calm in stressful situations.

If you wish to be considered for this role, please submit your CV indicating your experience or call Dora on 02038706355

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

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