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Scheduler/ Care Co-ordinator

Saintfield, Co. Down Full-time 22,000 - 25,000 per annum Closing date: 11/07/2022

We are seeking an enthusiastic Care Coordinator/Scheduler for our Down & Lisburn office based in Saintfield, who wants to be part of something special. Do you like to know that what you do makes a real difference to people’s lives? We are seeking someone who takes pride in their role, gives attention to detail, and finds the best solutions for both Clients and Care Professionals

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You could be joining an award-winning national branch who focus on a high-quality, person-centred care service, providing companionship, home help and personal care. This exceptional service is different to any other care organisation in the area, providing a minimum of one-hour home visits to our client base. Imagine having dementia but still being able to go to your dance class on a Saturday, still being able to pick up your pension, still going into town on a Wednesday for a coffee! Our team of dedicated Care Professionals makes these things happen every day! 

Sounds exciting, right? So, what will the job involve? 

You will play a pivotal role; planning and building our schedules to ensure that our clients always receive the highest quality care from Care Professionals who are a suitable match, with the emphasis on building fantastic relationships.

Responsibilities include:

• Planning, Coordinating and Scheduling of the service for clients

• Organising all Rota’s and making sure that all Care Professionals have their schedules in advance 

• Liaising with the client, their family, and the team to ensure the client is happy

• Dealing with enquiries

• Ensure that the Client/Care Professionals are matched well

• Participate in the on-call rota currently one weekend in 6

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Exciting Opportunity for a Recruiter

Recruiter

Saintfield, Co. Down Full-time 22,000 - 25,000 per annum Closing date: 11/07/2022

We are looking for someone who has a passion for people and a natural flair for identifying talent to select and build a pipeline of high quality, engaged Care Professionals. Delivering a responsive end to end recruitment service that incorporates a great candidate experience, you will work within the People Team to support our valued Care Professionals through their journey and career with an award winning care business. 

The Role

·         Manage all aspects of recruitment activity ensuring compliance with legislation, regulators and Franchise Standards.

·         Develop and implement creative recruitment campaigns online and within the local community.

·         Manage the end to end candidate experience creating a positive and engaging proposition.

·         Proactively source candidates using a variety of sources which produce high quality candidates.

·         Develop own networks for sourcing candidates within the local community.

·         Develop and maintain our approach to recruiting on social media by generating interesting, innovative and timely content and campaigns. 

·         Use knowledge of the market and competitors to identify and develop the Company’s unique selling propositions and differentiators.

·         Research, plan and successfully execute regular community events including attending fairs, exhibitions, recruitment events and any other appropriate events.

·         Support candidate selection activities.

·         Maintain the accuracy and integrity of recruitment related information using the SmartRecruiters Applicant Tracking System (ATS).

·         Utilise recruitment data to make informed decisions regarding recruitment approach.

·         Implement and maintain an Employee Referral Scheme tailored to our Care Professionals

·         Optimise the recruitment tools available and keep up to date on best practice approaches.

·         Achieve targeted recruitment figures.

·         Ensure compliance with Home Instead’s Equality, Diversity and Equal Opportunities policy, in respect of employment and service delivery.

·         Carry out any other duties deemed necessary for the successful operation of the business.

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It's working it's Caring with Home Instead

who we're looking for Mornings, Evenings and weekends

Belfast co down Full-time £11 - £11.50 per hour Closing date: 01/08/2022

 

Care Professionals Job Description 

Objective   

To provide a variety of non-medical services that allow clients to remain in their own homes and to enhance the quality of their life. To help clients and their families meet the challenges of aging with dignity, pride, care and compassion. 

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Reflect the core values of Home Instead Senior Care franchise 

  • Contribute to a positive living environment to enhance a client’s quality of life 

  • Document daily activities and report any significant changes in a client’s needs or living conditions 

  • Maintain regular communication with line manager and office staff 

Companionship Services which could include, but are not limited to: 

  • Offer companionship and conversation 

  • Monitor diet and eating 

  • Stimulate and encourage through a variety of activities (for example clothing selection, hobbies and crafts) 

  • Arrange and provide reminders for appointments, activities and outings 

  • Help with travel arrangements 

  • Organise mail and write letters 

  • Assist with walking (lending an arm to steady) 

  • Accompany to appointments and social events (for example visiting friends or family, lunch, club meetings) 

Home Help Services which could include, but are not limited to: 

  • Run errands / collect prescriptions etc 

  • Performing light housekeeping tasks (dusting, vacuuming, making beds, changing linens, cleaning bathrooms, kitchens, washing and ironing, taking out rubbish, caring for houseplants etc.) 

  • Organise and tidy cupboards and check food expiry dates 

  • Plan prepare and tidy away meals 

  • Answer the door 

  • Assist with pet care 

  • Supervise home maintenance 

  • Help with shopping and oversee home deliveries 

Personal Care Services which could include, but are not limited to: 

  • Provide medication reminders 

  • Help with bathing, dressing and grooming 

  • Help with continence care 

  • Assist to eat and drink 

  • Provide Dementia / Alzheimer care 

  • Provide respite / convalescence care 

  • Assist with morning/wake up and or evening/tuck in 

Secondary Responsibilities   

  • Participate in company sponsored training and social events including CAREGiver meetings 

  • Report hours according to office policy & communicate changes in availability in a timely manner 

  • Participate in PEAQ engagement Survey 

  • Document client information in Client and Life Journal 

  • May require you to run errands and provide incidental transportation for a client using your vehicle or a client’s vehicle 

  • Perform other reasonable duties as assigned 

 

Essential Criteria 

  • Ability to treat and care for clients and their property with dignity and respect 

  • Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations 

  • Ability to listen, communicate clearly and build relationships with clients and their families in a friendly and pleasant manner 

  • Willingness to work and communicate professionally with Home Instead Senior Care office teams and other social and health care professionals  

  • Respect for people with different backgrounds and beliefs to your own and who may have a range of medical conditions. Commitment to non-discriminatory care practice 

  • Willing to seek guidance when needed and follow instructions 

  • Excellent time keeper who is organized and reliable 

  • Ability to adapt to change quickly and make common sense decisions at short notice 

  • Good hygiene practice, including personal hygiene and a smart appearance 

  • Good level of stamina and fitness to meet the physical demands of the job 

  • This role will require you to obtain an Enhanced Disclosure from the relevant body 

  • Class 1 business insurance (if using own car for business purposes) 

 

 

This document describes the general nature and level of work for the position. It is not a comprehensive list of its responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts and conditions. Your employer reserves the right to modify the description in the future with or without notice. The responsibilities for this position are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. 

?Home Instead  is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.? 

Who we’re looking for

 

Full-time Carers: You already work in home care, nursing home care and have QQI training to support your experience

 

Part-time Carers (experienced): You already work part-time in home care with older people in your community or perhaps you are or have been a family carer and would like to help more older people live happy lives at home

 

Part-time Carers (non-experienced): You care about the older people in your community, you’d like to help them to live happy lives at home, on a schedule that fits your life and matches your availability; perhaps you’re a mum looking to get back into the workforce part time

 

Students / Student Nurses: You have QQI-level training or perhaps you’re looking for practical experience and flexible opportunities as you work towards full qualification

 

Former Nurses / Retirees: You’d like to spend a few hours a week giving back to the community, working for the world’s leading non-medical home care provider!

 

The most important thing we look for in a person is a kind and caring heart – someone who shares our mission and values and who would like to help us to enhance the lives of older people and their families in Home Instead

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