Care Coordinator

Posted 19 March 2020


Care Coordinator - Crewe

Salary: £21,000

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an efficient, organised and experienced Care Coordinator to join a highly reputable, established and rapidly expanding Domiciliary Care Business.

The role of the Care Coordinator is to support the delivery of the highest quality care support services by line managing care workers including some Field base work carrying out a range of functions in the field, including the assessment and review of individual services and the practical supervision, instruction and support of care workers.

If you are passionate about providing the best in community care, thrive on managing your rota’s to an impeccable standard, take pride in building relationships with your Care Assistants to gain their commitment and reliability then this role is for you

This is a great chance to be part of one of the UK’s most exciting business’s within Domiciliary Care, who are going from strength to strength focusing on their growth and quality of care.

As a Care Coordinator your role will include the following duties:

  • Line Manage Care Workers and other designated Juniors.

  • Organise and coordinate Care Services.

  • Ensure that the care worker rotas are organised and sufficiently well planned taking into account travel time.

  • Work with recruitment personnel to ensure sufficient current and future staffing levels.

  • Plan and allocate care assignments to appropriate care workers, with due regard for the particular needs of the individual and the skills and attributes of the worker.

  • Liaise as necessary with partner professionals and organisations (e.g. social workers, GPS, nurses) in respect of developing and delivering holistic, person-centred packages of care.

  • Take part in the On Call out of hours’ service as required.

  • Carry out initial risk and needs assessments in respect of individual service users, either in the service user’s home or, where required, in other settings such as hospitals or residential/nursing homes;

  • Work in partnership with service users, their family, carers, advocates, healthcare professionals and others to ensure the seamless delivery of holistic packages of individual care support;

  • Support the planning of realistic, effective care worker rotas, with due regard for the particular needs of the individual and the particular skills and attributes of the worker;

  • Carry out regular reviews of individual services, including repeated and renewed needs and risk assessments;

  • Participate as required in multi-disciplinary review of service users’ needs.

  • Shadow new care workers in the field to ensure their competence;

  • Carry out the on-site observation and evaluation of care worker practice as part of routine supervision, in response to particular performance concerns, or as otherwise directed;

  • Provide ad hoc support and instruction to care workers in the field, including in an emergency.

  • Promote a safe working environment and safe systems of work in respect of care workers in the field and those that might be affected by their activities;

  • Understand and follow hazard and accident reporting procedures

  • Be alert to any changes in service users’ condition and circumstances and act appropriately when these change

This is a full time permanent position, with a fantastic company who promote within and encourage their staff to reach their full potential. Continuous training and support will be provided.

SageCare is an Equal Opportunities Employer and part of the City and County Healthcare Group.


Contact information

Simran Kaur

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