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Care Coordinator in Ferndown at Agincare

Date Posted: 9/13/2020

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Job Title: Care Coordinator

Reference Number: 009786

Area: Ferndown / Region: Dorset

Basic Salary: £18,000 - £22,000


Job Description

Our busy and very successful branch in Ferndown are seeking a Care Coordinator to join the growing, close-knit team to cover the local area.

Social Care is at the front line in the current health crisis and as a Care Coordinator we at Agincare, a leading Social Care provider in the UK, need your expertise to assist us in supporting our service users.  

Agincare are a family-owned business that have been providing reliable, professional care since 1986 and has grown to become one of the largest care groups in England with over 3500 staff providing a range of care services including live-in care, home care and residential care homes.

In 2019 we were recognised by Indeed as the #1 care provider in the UK to work for and #3 overall for privately owned companies.

As a Care Coordinator you’ll make sure that every service user and care worker receives a warm welcome and a responsive efficient service. You’ll talk to service users and care workers offering them support and guidance, always prepared to go that extra mile. This is a highly varied role where no two days are the same.

You will be:

  • Scheduling Care Workers and putting together rotas
  • Using effective rostering to fully utilise staff hours
  • Acting as the first point of contact for Care Workers providing advice and guidance
  • Carrying out assessments and spot checks
  • Providing an excellent service for our customers, care workers and other healthcare professionals
  • Ensuring compliance is met with CQC minimum standards

Above all we need a Care Coordinator who wants to be part of a high quality service where everything is tailored around the client’s needs. If you feel that you can always put the client at the forefront of the service and lead a team to do the same we would love to hear from you.

Job Requirements

About you

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to professionally communicate with Clients and Care staff is an absolute requirement
  • Previous experience within a Care Setting is preferable
  • Experience as a Care Coordinator or scheduler would be very desirable
  • Ideally qualified to Level 3 Health & Social Care or equivalent is desirable and a good level of IT proficiency is essential

What we offer:

  • Fully funded professional development
  • Have a voice to share your ideas to improve and develop the service
  • Long service bonus
  • Excellent career progression

You will also benefit from the following exciting offers:

  • National Health Discount Scheme (up to 60% off high street names)
  • Blue Light discount package (superb discounts on travel, leisure, entertainment and more)
  • EAP - Employee Assistance Program (offering support for employees and their families) 
  • Internal competitions to wins prizes such as vouchers, holidays, extra annual leave

Please apply today for more information.

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