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Respite Coordinator (CDC)

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Salary
Grade 7 £25,969 - £28,665
Expires
19/05/2024
Location
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Job Type
Full Time

We are passionate about Doncaster - it’s a great place to live, do business and visit.

We have plenty to shout about – Doncaster is the UK’s best connected location, we have many major developments in the pipeline, a vibrant urban centre with a thriving arts and cultural scene, sport and leisure attractions, wonderful green spaces and a fascinating heritage.  We firmly believe, as do our partners, that Doncaster is the place to be with a bright future and ambitions ahead of it.  But don’t just take our word for it – anyone joining the council, can look forward to expanding their knowledge and skills in a dynamic, creative and nurturing environment while truly making a difference to the communities we serve.

Do you have the commitment and positive values to make a difference to the guests in our respite services?

Eden Lodge and Wickett Hern Road are registered services which provide respite for adults who have a learning disability and or associated physical disabilities.

The Properties comprise of 8 ground floor bedrooms and ten 1st floor bedrooms in total, between the two premises as part of the team at Respite Services, the Respite Co-ordinator will ensure that patterns of care and support within the shift are based on the principles of good quality care ensuring that safeguarding legislation is maintained and reflecting control, cleanliness, comfort, safety, participation, involvement, privacy, dignity and choice.

As part of the management team at Respite services, the Respite Co-ordinator will lead by example to ensure that patterns of care and support within the shift are based on the principles of good quality care ensuring that safeguarding legislation is maintained and reflecting control, cleanliness, comfort, safety, participation, involvement, privacy, dignity, and choice.

The care within the service will be provided in accordance with the Statements of Purpose of the Service, along with Directorate Policy and Procedures.

As the Shift Manager of the Service, it means you will have the responsibility to provide a high-quality respite service as required by the CQC and CDC contractual residential standards.

The Respite Co-ordinator will take responsibility for the day-to-day management of the service as part of a structured rota management system and will be required to sleep in as part of your duties.

We are looking for a calm, resourceful and energetic individual who is well motivated, hardworking, and keen to join our friendly team. You will provide person-centred care and support to guests within our respite services.

You will have skills in positive communication and engagement and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for the people we support and to accept responsibility and to grow in confidence as a skilled practitioner.

You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive management team.

The knowledge of enabling services, Learning Disabilities, Safeguarding Adults, health and Safety Data protection and a basic knowledge of the core principles of CQC is essential within this role.

The post is based at 123 Wickett Hern Road Armthorpe, but you will be required to work at Eden lodge Stainforth sometimes at short notice. 

You will need to work in a flexible manner on a rota which includes evenings, weekends, and bank holidays as we are open 365 days a year.

Further details about the responsibilities and requirements of the role are contained in the role summary and job profile.

For further details or an informal chat please ask for the Registered Manager or Senior on duty, Tel: 01302 831969

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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This role expires 19/05/2024.
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