As a Care Co-ordinator you will be responsible for the organisation and development of the support services within an assigned service area.
The role of a Care Co-ordinator requires an individual to have good planning and organisational skills. A Care-Co-ordinator needs to be able to problem solve, as well as having good time-management skills as the role often requires the organisation and re-organisation of support services under time limited conditions.
The Care Co-ordinator needs to have excellent IT skills to use a staff rostering database system in the organisation of the support services.
The Care Co-ordinator is responsible for ensuring that all support services meet the needs of all individuals with regard to continuity, preferences and support needs.
The Care Co-ordinator is responsible for the efficient organisation and quality of the support services being delivered.
A Care Co-ordinator, provides the supportive link between the individuals being supported and the homecarers delivering the support service. To provide such a link, the Care Co-ordinator will have a previous knowledge of care services in addition to having good communication & leadership qualities in addition to some previous supervisory experience.
The Care Co-ordinator role is based within a branch office. Whilst mostly working office hours, the Care Co-ordinator post requires participation in the out-of-hours service at evenings and weekends.
A Full driving Licence and access to your own car is essential for the post.
Full details of the Care Co-ordinator roles and responsibilities can be viewed by visiting the Care Co-ordinator job description.