A Care Coordinator helps to coordinate the activities and daily life of a home or other environment where people need care, this can be a hospital, children’s home or learning establishment.
You will need to be a caring person by nature and someone who is not afraid of hard work and is squeamish. Providing care to people is a difficult role both physically and mentally and you will need a lot of patience and self control to ensure that you keep on top of your work load and provide good comforting support to the people you are caring for.
If you are in the process of applying for a job, please see the below CV example which you can use as a guide:
Care Coordinator CV Example
I am a professional supervisor who has a lot of experience in coordinating tasks and things that need doing in order to ensure the smooth running of an operation. I have a very caring nature and I enjoy being able to provide support to patients who reside in our home and care for their needs.
I have excellent communication skills and feel able to coordinate with people of all levels. I am organized and thorough in my work, I like to learn as much as I can to improve my skills and to be a better manager to my team and the patients.
I have good ideas and able to plan events and activities. I like to ensure that the patients I work with are happy in their surroundings.
Date to Date or To Date – Care Coordinator – Where?
In my role as Care Coordinator, I help the care workers and my team to support the patients in our home. I coordinate the daily tasks and activities that the patients are involved in and provide supervisory and management skills. My responsibilities include:
Coordinate the activities and daily regime that the patients need to be involved in
Coordinate any medical professionals coming into the home
Coordinate any new patients arriving and any patients leaving through ill health, death and recovery from a period of respite
Oversee the care workers and their duties
Coordinate the rotas and ensure enough cover at all times.
University, College, School – For all include titles/subjects and qualifications.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Think about what skills you need for a Care Coordinator role – training that you might have done such as lifting, health and safety and general care work as well as the management side of this role allowing you to be able to coordinate people and duties in the home.
Any IT skills for any paperwork records that you may be required to do whilst on duty.
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
What do you like to do outside of work?
Available on request.