Care Co-ordinator – Swindon and Surrounding Areas

We are looking for a Care Co-ordinator to join our Swindon team

Company

Who are Saxon Care?

Here at Saxon Care, we are a family-run business who have spent the last 12 years providing outstanding support in Wiltshire communities. Our aim is to help and support clients to stay as independent as possible in the comfort of their own homes.

We’re an award-winning team, most recently being named home care provider of the year at the prestige awards, and we’re consistently named one of the top twenty providers in the United Kingdom according to homecare.co.uk. We couldn’t be prouder of our team and the hard work they put in is recognised consistently.

Role

What does this role involve?

Role: Care Co-ordinator

Location: Swindon

Reporting to: Care Manager

Are you ready to take your career in health and social care to the next level? At Saxon Care, we’re seeking an exceptional individual to step into the role of Care Co-ordinator in our Royal Wootton Bassett office. This is an opportunity to make a profound impact on the lives of those in the community while advancing your own career. If you’re passionate about providing excellent care, embracing leadership, and are ready to thrive in a dynamic, supportive environment, we invite you to join our team and be the driving force behind our mission to empower individuals to age with dignity and independence. Your journey to making a meaningful difference starts here.

What does this role involve?

We are looking for a self-motivated individual to help manage the delivery of care and support in line with legislative requirements and ensure the service maintains viability to grow. The role of a Care Co-ordinator is varied and includes working both in the office and out in the community.

Example Duties that will be included:

  • Day-to-day running of the domiciliary care service, ensuring standards of care and schedule of visits to clients are maintained, in line with CQC standards.
  • Ensure accurate, concise, and timely records of care given and other administrative documents relating to the provision of care and support.
  • Ensure effective management of care packages, from referral through to assessment, quality assurance monitoring and client reviews
  • Ensure the safeguarding of all clients through adherence to relevant legislation, procedures and codes of practice relating to care, health and safety, food hygiene, fire precautions and emergency procedures, infection control and emergency first aid.
  • To develop and maintain effective relationships with external agencies to ensure services are delivered effectively.

Hours

This is a full-time vacancy due to the nature of the role. Our office hours are 08.00-16.30 Monday to Friday, with on-call on evenings during the week and occasionally supporting the weekend team at weekends.

Perks

What are the benefits of taking this role?

At Saxon Care, we believe that caring is an incredibly important job to do in your local community. We treat our carers as professionals, given that they have a wide range of responsibilities, and believe that this professionalism should be reflected in the salary that we pay.

Here are a few reasons why we’re a bit different from the rest

Competitive Salary

We offer a competitive salary for our Care Co-ordinator Roles because they play a vital role in the success of Saxon Care. Our salaries are based on experience and therefore they are discussed during the recruitment process.

Mileage paid at 45p per mile

To help with the rising costs of fuel, we offer paid mileage of 45p per mile in addition to paid travel and waiting time between any client visits.

We’re serious about career progression

This role is an excellent opportunity to progress your career in health and social care. We’re proud that several of our key carers, care co-ordinators and even managers have all started out as care assistants at Saxon Care. We believe in recruiting and promoting from within and offer plenty of help and support, including access to Diplomas, to support your professional development.

29 days of holiday pay per year (pro rata)

We offer 28 days paid holiday per year, plus an extra day for your birthday on us, as standard for full-time employees (pro-rata).

Requirements

Is this role right for me?

    For this role, the ideal candidate will:

    • Have previous experience in a similar role or setting
    • Be computer literate, with experience using Microsoft applications and ideally prior experience with care rostering and management systems.
    • Hold a full, clean UK driving license.
    • Be subject to a full DBS check.
    • Not require sponsorship or a VISA for their employment in the UK.
    • Have a proven track record in leading a team.

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