Care Coordinator

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
Kentish Town
£21,000 to £25,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�21k - 25k per year
Acapella Recruitment
Job Ref:

Care Coordinator

Kentish Town

The company is a leading specialist in Domiciliary Care in and around London, offering a range of care packages to those who are in need of care and support in their own homes.

Main function of the job:

(Note: In addition to these functions employees are required to carry out such duties as may reasonably be required for the proper performance of their required for the proper performance of their role).

To maintain Care skills at a current level, and undertake such training and development as may from time-to-time be required to maintain practices as up-to-date.

To provide leadership to the Care functions of the Agency.

To organise and co-ordinate Care services in accordance with current best practices, according to policy and procedures, agreed standards, legislative requirements, and relevant regulations under the direction of the Manager, and within the financial plans agreed from time-to-time.

To organise, co-ordinate and supervise the Care services within the Agency in accordance with agreed standards.

Main Duties (not in any order of priority):

* Develop effective working relationships with the Registered Manager of The Agency.
* Support an open, positive and inclusive management culture.
* Participate in the evaluation of The Agency against agreed organisational goals, as well as business and quality objectives.
* Work to establish effective employer-employee relationships.
* Minimise legal risks.
* Participate in the maintenance of the Agency's management information systems.
* Assist in the formulation and implementation of Care policies and procedures.
* Assist in the implementation and maintenance of the standards required by legislation related to the registration of the Agency, and other legal requirements.
* Act within the Agency's budget based on the Agency's objectives and within the projected revenue.
* Work in a cost-effective manner.
* Be involved in the implementation and maintenance of the Agency's quality assurance programme.
* Assist in the design and administration of an evaluation of the Care standards and Care service provision.
* Systematically solve day-to-day problematical issues which arise.

Management of Care Services:

* Ensure that the Care service is delivered to Service Users at the times and for the duration specified in the relevant individual agreement(s) and contract standards.
* Ensure that the staff allocated, and the staff attending, each Service User have the relevant skills, knowledge and resources related to the opportunities and needs of that Service User.
* Ensure that each staff member is introduced to the Service User before or at the beginning of the first visit by that staff member, and that the Service User always knows who to expect at each visit.
* Manage travel delays and staff shortages to mitigate to the fullest extent possible the impact on the Service User, managing and minimising their distress and insecurity in such situations.
* Assist in the development of the philosophy, goals and objectives for the Care practice.
* Assist in the assessment of the effectiveness of Care implementation and delivery.
* Implement action to meet and maintain Care standards.
* Work in cooperation with members of multi-disciplinary health teams so as to maximise opportunities for Service User therapeutic Care.
* Ensure that the Care service is delivered in a safe and person-centred manner.
* Ensure that Service U

Contact Details:
Acapella Recruitment
Tel: 01245408436
Contact: Acapella Recruitment

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