Homecare Co-ordinator

Location: 
Glasgow/Dunbartonshire
Job reference: 
SM050
Selected Hours: 
Full-time
Contract type: 
Permanent
Category: 
Office

Clyde Healthcare are currently recruiting a Healthcare Care Co-ordinator for our office based in Hillington.
Role
The role of Care Co-ordinator is fast paced, demanding and a very diverse role. The holder of this position will, at all times, act in such a manner as to justify public trust and confidence, to uphold and enhance the good standing and reputation of the profession and to serve in the best interests of individual clients. The Care Co-ordinator must be fully conversant with all legislation relating to nursing and homecare and local health board requirements.
 
Responsibilities
• To ensure effective day to day running of homecare and healthcare service delivered to clients
• Ensure appropriate allocation of workers to meet needs of homecare, care homes and NHS clients
• Establish and maintain effective relationships with clients
• Maintenance of good communication with the client and the members
• Develop and maintain a detailed working knowledge of the Healthcare profession
• To ensure client and members’ confidentiality at all times
• Using professional knowledge and experience, process applications for membership
• Interview and recruit appropriate staff, having obtained references, checked qualifications and discussed terms and conditions of membership
• Ensure compliance with company Selection and Recruitment Policy and Procedure
• Collate data and maintain records for both members and clients, ensuring confidentiality
• Co-ordinate the placement of appropriate staff member on assignment of client needs
• Ensure compliance with SSSC Code of Practice, Care Standard for Care at Home (Care Inspectorate)
• Participate in 24-hour on-call rota to provide professional guidance and supply staff when required
• Provide relevant information for invoicing for services and for payment of members
• Conduct Drug and Alcohol Test
• Working days 5 over 7, with a flexible approach to working hours
 
To be considered for this role, candidates will have knowledge and experience within the Care Sector and must hold a driving licence.
 
Due to the diversity and nature of the role, good IT skills, strong administration skills and good numeric skills are essential. A PVG Disclosure is also required.
 
There is an element of Out of Hours and on-call, consequently working to department rota system and travel will be required.

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