Care Co-ordinator (Level 1) - Short Breaks

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 07/05/2021 23:59
£20,092 to £21,748
Sleep in (if applicable)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Closing date:
7 May
Further Information

Sunderland Care and Support is one of the largest providers of social care services within the North East delivering a range of service on behalf of Sunderland City Council. We provide person centred innovate services that improve the lives of the people we serve.

Our mission is to provide customers with the care and support they need to live happy, healthy and successful lives.

We value all our staff and believe investing in them through training and development forms the foundation to deliver excellence in care. A job with us not only makes a difference to our customers lives but can also be lifechanging for you.

Care Co-Ordinator (level 1) Short Breaks

Our Short Break Service
Sunderland Care and Support’s CQC Registered Short Break Services provide planned breaks to young people and adults who have a range of learning and physical disabilities and Autism, who require differing levels of support to meet a range of social and sometimes complex health needs.

Short Break services require dynamic motivated Care Co-Ordinator with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. As a Care Coordinator (Level 1), your role will focus on maintaining and developing a customer’s quality of life by ensuring they have a positive Short Break experience whilst providing their carers with the peace of mind that their loved one is receiving the highest standards of care.

This may include supporting a customer with personal or health care tasks, administering medication, money management, access community activities or provide emotional and/or behavioural support whilst developing and maintaining positive relationships with their parents and carers. In addition, you will coordinate and contribute to the ongoing development of care plans ensuring the seamless transition from home to short breaks ensuring person-centred care and support is given to customers and their families.

You will need to work effectively as part of a team, within a multi-agency framework, providing support to team members as well as care and support to customers to achieve their maximum level of independence through appropriate physical, emotional and psychological support including: intimate personal care, support with a range of health needs, practical tasks, appropriate communication and community involvement.

We are looking for Care Coordinators who are motivated to provide and promote high standards of customer care along with a commitment to their own personal development. You will be supported on your journey via induction, probation, supervision and appraisal to ensure customers receive support which is designed to meet their own personal need.

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

Application forms should be submitted by email to recruitment.SCAS@sunderlandcareandsupport.co.uk or via post to The Recruitment Team, Sunderland Care and Support, Leechmere Centre, Carrmere Road, Sunderland, SR2 9TQ.
Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you provide on your application form. We will contact shortlisted candidates by email to confirm the arrangements for interview and an online assessment. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notification as you will not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk/spam folder.
Due to the current restrictions as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, interviews will be via Microsoft Teams. If you are successful following the recruitment process any appointment will be subject to two satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS check.
Please note CVs or covering letters will not be accepted.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.