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Care Team Support

Chesterfield Full-time 21000 - 21000 per annum Closing date: 08/12/2021
Company Description

Home Instead is the world’s leading provider of non-medical care and companionship services for older people. With minimum visits of one hour, award winning training and an excellent reputation we are immensely proud of the quality of care we provide. We match our Care CAREGivers to our clients based on mutual interests and hobbies to help build bonds of trust and enables us to provide personalised support. 

Job Description

The Care Team Support performs a variety of administrative and care duties. The Care Team Support is expected to answer telephone calls, complete administrative duties, provide care for Clients as required and support the Care Support Team with a variety of tasks to provide the highest quality service to Clients. A large proportion of this role is based in the community supporting CAREGivers or providing care to Clients at short notice.

The Role:

  • Support CAREGiver’s in their day-to-day role
  • Provide quality introductions of CAREGivers to Clients
  • Support with medication, medication reviews and medication competencies.
  • Provide care for Clients as required
  • Provide support to the Care Director and the Care Support Team in all aspects of the business
  • Completion of Care Plans and risk assessments from given changes, checking systems for compliance, and updating information within systems
  • Being part of the On-Call Rota
  • Answer telephones calls in a polite professional manner, passing on clear messages and actioning messages where appropriate.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all Key Players, CAREGiver’s, Clients, Client families and any other Home Instead contacts
  • Have a thorough understanding of and belief in the Home Instead business model
  • Maintain and uphold company standards and ethos
  • Ensure compliance with Home Instead’s Equality, Diversity and Equal Opportunities Policy, in respect of employment and service delivery.

Person Specification:

  • Warm, friendly, cheerful personality who enjoys speaking to people.
  • Able to demonstrate dedication and ownership to complete allocated work tasks
  • Good clear telephone manner
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good planning, time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to cope with a fast-changing environment
  • Keen to learn new skills and progress career
  • Self-driven and committed to completing tasks in a timely manner
  • Goal Orientated
  • Ability to handle demanding situations or personalities in a professional caring manner.
  • Smart, professional appearance
Qualifications
    • Willing to progress towards completing Level 3 and Level 5 Health and Social Care Qualifications in the future
    Additional Information

    Essentials:

    • Must have clear DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).
    • Driving licence and use of a car on a daily basis
    • Must have experience in office administration. Good understanding of all Microsoft office programs (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook etc.)
    • Must be confident to use a variety of technology
    • Must understand the importance of confidentiality and working within current legislation.
    • Must be a team player

    The Care Team Support works 5 out of 7 days on a rota system which will include some weekend work.

    Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

    The closing date for this role is midnight on 8th December 2021

     

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