Team Coordinator Job No: BSLHTC
Salary: £24,745.00 Location: Kent Contract Type: Permanent
Posted: 22/11/2021

Do you have experience working with people with care needs or their Carers? This not-for-profit organisation is looking for a Team Coordinator to join their busy, enthusiastic team.

This varied role supports the Service Manager role, as well as involving direct support to Carers in working with health and social care systems and accessing community resources.

Duties include:

  • Allocating and quality assuring work within the team in order to deliver organisational goals and objectives.
  • Working with the Carers Service Manager, Service Manager, and other Team Coordinators to support continual improvement across the service, plan activities and develop case studies and evaluation tools.
  • Authorising one off payment and providing first line approval for longer term payments.
  • Completing and recording assessments in line with statutory, policy and procedural requirements.
  • Building rapport, providing emotional support and empowerment, and undertaking low level advocacy for Carers.
  • Establishing and maintaining excellent working relationships with team members, statutory and non-statutory agencies, and Carers.
  • Attending and contributing to meetings with internal and external partners to represent the organisation and promote awareness of Carers.
  • Leading and contributing to staff team meetings to share experience, information and support service planning and development.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of providing direct services to people with care needs and/ or their Carers.
  • Knowledge and awareness of the voluntary and statutory care sectors, and how care funding works.
  • A solid understanding of the importance of following policies and procedures.
  • A desire to empower individuals to participate in their own decision making and support planning, as part of the assessment process.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to maintain professional boundaries whilst having difficult conversations and responding to emotional situations with empathy.
  • The ability to work as an individual and effectively within a team, delegating and coordinating as necessary.
  • Full driving licence and own transport.

This interesting Team Coordinator role offers full training for the right candidate, in a supportive and motivated organisation. This role is based at home, with attendance at the office for up to 2 days per week and regular travel across East Kent.

If you feel you meet the above criteria, please apply online for immediate consideration.

This role is being handling by Leah Hall, Business Support Consultant for Pearson Whiffin Recruitment.

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