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Care Coordinator

Chrome Tree Care relies heavily on Care Coordinators. It is an extremely vital part of our home care provision because Care Coordinators reflect values of high standards of care set at Chrome Tree Care.

 

The Care Coordinator provides and coordinates individualized care and resources to our clients in the community.

 

You may have already got experience from your previous job or you have worked in home care setting as a carer for at least 3 years and have been assisting in reaching high standards of care, or perhaps you have been a Team Leader and have required skills and now wish to move towards a Care Coordinator's role.

 

Purpose of the Job

 

The Home Care Coordinator provides and coordinates individualized care and resources to elders, disabled and others so that they may continue to live in their homes and in the community.

 

The Care Coordinator will manage and distribute resources effectively, and will ensure that all Home Care is provided in a caring and respectful way in keeping with all relevant policies and procedures and CQC Standards. This will involve visits to the clients, inspection of care plans, talking to clients gathering feedback about their care and support.

 

Responsibilities

As a Care Coordinator you will work in office and visit clients to ensure effective supervisions and effective care provision are being followed by Field Care Supervisors, Team Leaders and carers.

 

This role requires Care Coordinator to be up to date with all relevant policies, procedures and regulations. Also Care Coordinator will liaise closely with Field Care Supervisors and will gather feedback to ensure that Home Care workers are trained and any shortfalls are communicated swiftly to ensure compliance and the safety of all clients, families, the community and themselves.

 

Tasks

To schedule carers’ visits and QA tasks to Field Care Supervisors, Team Leaders and Senior Carers

To monitor and evaluate all tasks of the Home Care Worker via channels of staff spotchecks, supervisions and evaluation of records

To work as part of the team covering carer absences or emergencies

To participate in on-call rota  

To identify persons requiring home care and client needs

To identify and request amendments to clients’ care needs from local authority

To submit reports and relevant forms to third parties as required (GPs, local authority, CQC etc)

To make recommendations for changes and improvements to the home care service

To schedule work assignments with regard to Home Care Worker training and experience

To discuss any concerns with the Field Care Supervisors/manager

To establish and maintain a current, accurate, confidential client reporting system

To provide information to other health care professionals, as required

To consult with family members and other supports to ensure that care is on-going and that all client needs are identified

To coordinate appropriate care to carers and equipment including other community resources as required (e.g. OT visits)

To establish and maintain a current, accurate, confidential client reporting system

To provide information to other health care professionals, as required

To consult with family members and other supports to ensure that care is ongoing and that all client needs are identified and met

To provide Home Care to elders, disabled persons, and others in the community with identified needs as part of the team when required

 

 

Skills & Abilities

The Care Co-ordinator requires knowledge of Client Care Needs assessment and Risk Assessments

Proper home care techniques including house cleaning, feeding and personal hygiene

Appropriate home care interventions

Services and resources in the community

Staff and program management evaluation

To understand the various cultures and traditions of users

To have knowledge and understanding of care legislation, policies and practices

To have knowledge and experience of CPR

Team building skills

Supervisory skills

Analytical and problem solving skills

Decision making skills

Effective verbal and listening communications skills

Stress management skills

Time management skills

Financial management skills

Human resources management skills

Administrative skills

Excellent communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Conflict resolution skills

Well-developed organizational

Excellent communication skills

Demonstrate good decision

 

Personal Attributes

To possess cultural awareness and sensitivity

To demonstrate sound work ethics

To be consistent and fair

To be compassionate and understanding

To be flexible, adaptable and able to work effectively in a variety of settings

To respect cultural differences

To work independently with little supervision

To work effectively as a member of the team

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Specializing in:

Dementia

Parkinson's

Degenerative disk disease

Eating Disorders

Huntington's disease

Mental health conditions

Physical Disabilities

Sensory Impairments

Caring for adults under 65 yrs

Caring for adults over 65 yrs

Regulated by CQC

Why Chrome Tree Care?

  • Local provider where you are
  • Excellent ratings from CQC regulator
  • Guaranteed sickness and holiday cover for your live-in carer 
  • Flexible hourly home care from 2 hours per week to 24/7 live-in care
  • All carers employed
  • All carers have QCF (former NVQ) level 2 in Health and Social Care or are working towards
  • Full medical and employer’s liability insurance
  • Robust and transparent records of carers’ activities easily accessible for you and your family to read, at your loved ones home

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01753 51 7770

 

 

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