A Care Coordinator role might be the next step on your career planning from being a care worker. If you have experience as a Care Coordinator come and work for us at Grossdale Care Agency. Either way, you will receive full Grossdale training and induction. Ideally you will have achieved Level 3 Health and Social Care RCF qualified, however if you have achieved Level 2 and have relevant experience we may assist you to gain Level 3 in the role.
The Care Coordinator is responsible for the continuity of care for all of our clients. This vital role has a huge impact on the lives of many people who rely on our care and support. If you want to join a dynamic team making a positive difference to clients’ lives, then this could be the role for you.
You will be responsible for interviewing potential care workers, ensuring that all applicant paperwork is fully completed as per Grossdale Procedures and Policies and statutory requirements, and is signed and countersigned, applying for DBS checks, and checking of all ID and work permits as necessary. You will also ensure that electronic records of care workers are up to date.
Responsibility for the coordination of care at the branch also means that new business needs to be looked after.
The following are some responsibilities of Care Coordinator at Grossdale Care Agency:
- Developing care plans and rearranging them as necessary when difficulties arise.
- Visiting clients, checking on the care they’ve received and documenting it accordingly.
- Working with the care team to evaluate interventions and identify where and when further ones will be required.
- Reading, attending workshops and liaising with professional bodies to stay abreast of developments in the field
- Allocating Care Workers with the right skills and experience to deliver the best quality care and support to each customer
- Organising Care Worker rotas to minimise changes to the service and travel between customer’s homes
- Responding efficiently to day to day changes in the care and support packages
- Ensure that care is provided per all relevant policies, procedures and regulations
- Ensure Care Workers are trained to administer the required care
- Monitor and evaluate all tasks of the Home Care Worker and the program
- Monitor supplies and resources
- Identify persons requiring home care and client needs
- Make recommendations for changes and improvements to the program, as required
- Schedule work assignments regarding Care Worker training and experience