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Salary: £18,000.00 per year
Date Advertised: 2021-07-22
Agincare are one of the UK's leading social care providers. Our Head Office is based in Portland, Dorset and we have Care Homes, Home Care Branches and Live In Carers all over the UK. We continue to grow and offer job security, career development and great career progression opportunities alongside competitive pay and benefits.
We now have an exciting career opportunity for a Care Coordinator working in our team in Ferndown.
This is a full-time, 40 hours per week role with a salary of up to £22,000 per annum plus competitive benefits.
About the Role
You will support forward planning of scheduling and ensure it is consistently achieved in order to provide continuity of care;
You will need to understand the arrangements for ensuring all clients are safeguarded against the risk of abuse and respond appropriately to any allegations of abuse, or complaints regarding service delivery;
You will ensure that any communication with external sources such as next of kin, GP’s, nurses, physiotherapists and any other professionals involved is prioritised if they impact on the care and wellbeing of the Client, keeping the Registered Manager updated as appropriate;
You will ensure that all Care Worker holiday, sickness, unplanned absences from placement and all emergency calls are documented electronically;
You will be part of the operations team on call rota system during evenings and weekends as and when required;
And of course being in Social Care it is important to always comply with Agincare policies and procedures.
What we offer our Care Coordinators:
Fully funded professional development
Have a voice to share your ideas to improve and develop the service
Long service bonus
Excellent career progressionYou will also benefit from the following exciting offers:
National Health Discount Scheme (up to 60% off high street names)
Blue Light discount package (superb discounts on travel, leisure, entertainment and more)
EAP - Employee Assistance Program (offering support for employees and their families).Requirements
You’ll need to have a great level of attention to detail gained in a previous administrative or customer service orientated role;
You will need to demonstrate that you have built and maintained great working relations with clients and colleagues alike;
Previous experience working within social care is preferable, but not essential!
You’ll be spending a lot of time at your computer so will need a good level of IT knowledge, in particular MS Office skills;
Experience of co-ordinating rotas or schedules is also desirable, but not essential.
Agincare is a family run business caring for people since 1986, this year we celebrate 35 years! With over 3,500 family members, we’re one of the UK’s largest privately-owned social care groups and continue to grow in these challenging times. We believe that if we remain true to our company values, and work together as one team, we will continue to be successful and deliver high quality care to all our clients and residents