Care Co-ordinator

Job Title: Care Co-ordinator

Reports to: Registered Manager

Duties:
  1. Answer the telephone and assist with day-to-day problems as required, liaising with care and support, care supervisors, service users, relatives and social workers etc.
  2. Take details of requests to provide a service and liaise other ACASA staff, other Care at Home Providers and subcontractors as required to ensure that all care packages from HCC are taken on.
  3. Ensure that all Care enquiries are responded to within two working hours and no care packages from HCC are declined.
  4. Contact the area Care Supervisor with details of new care packages in your area within 1 hour of referral/acceptance so they can make contact with new service users on the same day that a referral is received and arrange a meeting with them and their representatives, if applicable, within 48 hours
  5. Enter new service users details onto the computer system.
  6. Plan and maintain the care rota for your area, ensuring that all care calls are covered
  7. Monitor the carers’ rotas, ensuring that all shifts are full, as far as practically possible.
  8. Liaise with the HR and Recruitment Team and your Team Care Supervisor to ensure the smooth integration of new Care and Support workers into your care team.
  9. Liaise with other Care at Home Providers and Subcontractors, if applicable to ensure that no HCC care package is declined.
  10. Encourage/remind Care and Support Workers to login and out of the CM2000 electronic monitoring system, where required to ensure Aura targets are met.
  11. Liaison to with Adult Services, the REACT team, Health Centres, OT services, local third sector services the local community to promote optimum service user outcomes.
  12. Generate scheduled and ad hoc reports as required
  13. Provide help and support to other care co-coordinators as required.
  14. Provide holiday and sickness cover to other care co-coordinators, as required
  15. Provide weekend cover in the office and out of hours cover as per the weekend and out of hours’ roster.
  16. To support the Manager in the recruitment of new staff (conducting interviews and telephone interviews)
  17. To support the manager in the procurement or procurement requests for additional resources
Person Specification

Essential
Computer literacy
Flexible approach
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Team player
Ability to work in a busy pressurised environment

Desirable
Background in care
Hold an NVQ or Health and Social Care Diploma in Care at level 2 or 3

Key Performance indicators

All Care calls within your area are covered at all times

All Care and Support Workers shifts are as full as practically possible

All care packages referred from HCC are taken on

All care enquiries are responded to within two hours

Details of new care packages are passed to the team Care Supervisor within one hour of the referral

Get in touch

ACASA Care & Support:

 

Farnborough:   101 Alexandra Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 6BN 

Tel: 01252 540277

 

Basingstoke: Unit S, Loddon Business Park, Roentengen Road, Basingstoke, RG24 8NG

Tel: 01256 841997           React Service Tel:  01256 300490

 

Winchester: ACASA, The Cavendish Centre, Winnall Close, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 0LB

Tel: 01962 808676 

 

Farnborough Mental Health: 36 Alexandra Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 6DA

Tel: 01252 675674 

 

Our Homes: 

Park Avenue, Farnborough: 01252 547862 

Park View, Farnborough: 01252 547882

Bill House, Selsey: 01243 602567

Methuen Court, Bournemouth: 01202 290070 

 

Extra Care Services:

Abbey Court, Basingstoke: 01256 354598

Newman Court, Basingstoke: 01256  817181

Campbell Place, Fleet: 01252 629010

St John's Court, Farnborough: 01252 373358

Place Court, Aldershot: 01252 313054

Matilda Place & Danemark Court, Winchester: 01962 866622



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