Hazelhead Homecare Ltd providers of Care at Home and Housing Support Services across Central Scotland Providing Care at Home and Housing Support Services since 1995

Care Coordinator

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

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.

Homecarer

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

As a homecarer, you can expect to work in a role that is one of the most fulfilling roles within Care at Home and Housing Support Services. Providing direct support to individuals in their own home, a homecarer role offers real job satisfaction and is a crucial link for the vulnerable people in our care. Our homecarers join us from all walks of life and are as diverse as the individuals they support.

To be a homecarer, you need to want to work in the support of all individuals from all different backgrounds and with a large and varied level of support needs. In return, you’ll be rewarded by being in a role where you feel you can really make a different in someone’s life.

As a homecarer, you will be a crucial part of the team that support individuals to feel safe and supported within their own home. As part of the Hazelhead Homecare team, you will share our aim to provide a support service that respects the rights of people to express their individuality and feel supported to make choices and express preferences.

A homecarer role will require you to have patience, compassion, and an ability to work unsupervised as you will often work alone supporting an individual in their own home. The role can be demanding whilst being one of the most fulfilling roles within Social Care services. You will care for people with different abilities and support needs and the role brings challenges as well as rewards. Our customers include people with a wide range of emotional and physical needs. You will need patience, compassion and an ability to listen and be supportive at all times.

At Hazelhead we will provide you with the training and support you need to work in the role of a homecarer to support the vulnerable people in our care services.

As a homecarer you will be required to travel to people within their own homes to provide support services. A Full driving Licence and access to your own car is therefore essential for the post.

Full details of the homecarer roles and responsibilities can be viewed by visiting the homecarer job description.

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