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Care Co-ordinator

South Lanarkshire Full-time £ 20,000 - £ 22,000 per annum Closing date: 25/09/2020
Company Description

At Home Instead it’s our mission is to enhance the lives of older people and their families. Our work at Home Instead can make a real difference to the lives of clients and families who use our services. We have built our business on high quality and person centric care services designed to meet our client’s specific requirements.

Job Description

Due to continued growth we are looking to recruit a Care Coordinator who will help support the Care Team in delivering the highest quality service to our clients.

The Role:

  • Organise and coordinate weekly CAREGiver schedules and ensure they are sent out on time.
  • Ensure schedules are prepared taking into account of travel time, holidays, training and last minute cancellations
  • Ensure client schedules are matched to their needs, with same CAREGivers and same times each week, where possible. All our visits are at least 1 hour long, so no 15 minute rushed visits to schedule.
  • Develop excellent relationships with both clients and CAREGivers so as both enjoy positive experiences.
  • Work with the recruitment manager to ensure sufficient current and future staffing levels are met
  • Work with Care Team to ensure new and existing care packages can be resourced and scheduled on a timely basis
  • Add and maintain all client and CAREGiver information onto to the electronic scheduling system
  • Assist with other adhoc duties as and when required based on the business needs

Skills, Experience and Personal Attributes:

  • Preferably at least 1 year’s experience working in a scheduling role within a home care or similar environment
  • Excellent IT skills, including excel and email and being able to quickly learn the other in-house systems
  • This can be a highly challenging and sometimes demanding role and therefore you should be highly resilient, positive and have excellent communications skills.
  • You should be logical, analytical, well organised as well being able to deal with daily issue that may land on your desk
  • Being a team player as you will have to work with the care and recruitment team on a weekly basis

Previous scheduling or similar experience would be preferred 

Additional Information

There is the possibility of working from home 2 days a week 

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