Care Coordinator MEAR52159

Chiswick Riverside, London (Greater)
Starting salary £19,000 rising to £20,500 after three months' probation
04 Aug 2017
01 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Care Coordinator MEAR52159

Starting salary £19,000 rising to £20,500 after three months' probation

Mears Care Limited is part of the Mears Group (PLC) and are one of the UK's leading providers of home care and support delivering high quality care. We have over 180 branches nationwide, provide care for over 40,000 older and disabled people with 17,000 well trained and dedicated staff.

We're now looking for a Care Coordinator to join us in Chiswick to cover our Richmond contract to assist in the day-to-day operation of the Home Care Service business, involving direct line management for a team of Home Care Workers.

In the role, you will:

  • Participate in the multi-disciplinary assessment of Service User needs and the subsequent planning of Service User Care.
  • Managing the weekly load of the Care Workers to ensure that services are delivered in line with contracts
  • Defining any special care needs and liaising with external organisations (CPN's, chiropodists, GPs etc.) to develop a total package of care
  • Report into the Branch Manager on a weekly basis on activity levels and outcomes for service user
  • Engage with and positively undertake on call duties as required by the branch to ensure that a 24/7 service is provided.
  • Participate in staff development, training and appraisals and provide written reports of all complaints, accidents and incidents

To be successful you will:

  • Hold or be willing to undertake an NVQ/SVQ level 3 in Care
  • Have at least 6 months experience in a Care Coordinator role
  • Have excellent spoken and written English, good IT skills, competence in Microsoft Office and possess strong leadership skills.
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Health & Safety / First Aid / Food Hygiene / Moving & Handling certificates would be an advantage, as would experience with Cold Harbour systems, care plan writing and accident reporting.

The hours of work will be 8:30am - 5:30pm, 40 hours in total per week, no on call duties are required.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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