Carers Respite Coordinator


Kent - Deal
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Temporary
Job Reference
248036/001

HRGO are recruiting for a Carers Respite Coordinator. The post holder is responsible for providing a pro-active service to Carers, so as to support the delivery of respite services through health funded initiatives.

Core Duties

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Work with Carers and support teams to identify and support respite care needs
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Establish and maintain positive relationships with statutory and non-statutory agencies and care providers to facilitate coordinated respite care packages of support to Carers and those care for
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Arrange packages of support for Carers upon their Cared for persons discharge from hospital
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Provide day to day administrative functions to support the respite care coordination service
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Provide appropriate levels of information to care providers supporting compliance with their legislative responsibilities
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Undertake initial assessment to ensure referrals meet the eligibility criteria and are compliant with contractual obligations, the Care Act and Safeguarding
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Provide a sensitive and informed response to carers

Essential

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Experience of working with people with care needs and/or Carers
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Experience of dealing with confidential and sensitive matters
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Experience of working to policies and procedures
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Knowledge /understanding of domiciliary care provision
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Awareness of the needs of Carers and those cared for
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Experience of using database and/or information systems

This is a full-time position, 37.5 hours per week, and is an excellent opportunity to work with a successful and well-established company. If you feel you have the relevant experience, then please apply with an up to date CV. If you have not been contacted within a week, you should assume that you have been unsuccessful at this time.

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