Offering care services across England, we enable our clients to live safely and independently at home. We care for the elderly and support young adults and children. Our specialisation is in nursing and complex care services.
We want to make life better for more people. If you are as passionate about quality as we are and you want a role where your skills will make a real difference, this is a great opportunity to grow and develop. We are an exciting business that puts people front and centre of everything we do.
Prestige Nursing & Care, part of the Sodexo Group, has provided home care for over 75 years and we have 35 local offices in England and Scotland. Our aim is to lead the care industry by providing high quality, personalised and specialist services to our clients.
Hours: Full time-35 hours per week Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
About Prestige Nursing and Care
The role of Care Planner is to promote Prestige Nursing & Care as well as ensuring that the utilisation of nursing and care resources is both maximised and aligned with client requirements within defined quality, compliance and safety standards.
We are looking for a dynamic Care Planner with solid planning and rostering experience that is matched to a flexible, enthusiastic and can-do attitude to join our team. You will be assisting and supporting your Branch Manager in ensuring that key business and compliance targets are met.
Reporting to Registered Branch Manager of Blackpool your role will include:
Member utilisation targets are met
To assess branch performance against weekly and monthly targets
Identify trends to predict future requirements
Maintain agreed schedules within agreed targets
Maintain accurate records
Ensure all members receive comprehensive schedule information
Identify absence trends and concerns
Drive improved satisfaction levels and rates
Maintaining great relationships with existing clients and carers
Maintain effective relationships with Branch Manager in resolving schedule conflicts
Identify new business opportunities
Ensure the effective placement of staff to meet client needs
Prepare ad hoc reports as and when required
On call duties as arranged locally
We are looking for:
Confident in promoting a branch
A passion for driving excellence
Excellent organisational skills
Full UK Driving license
A commitment to equal opportunities and diversity
Symmetry between personal and organisational values
A competitive salary
Yearly bonus dependant on Branch achieving targets set in place and company profits
28 days annual leave increasing every year by 1 to the maximum of 33 days over 5 years service
Work Place Pension
Supportive working environment with ongoing learning and development opportunities.
A friendly, agile and flexible working culture.
An environment where learning and training is encouraged
Employee Assistance Programme - Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns
Closing date: Friday 23rd April
Looking to take on an exciting new career challenge in a fast-paced environment? Apply online today and we will be in touch within 48 hours to start your journey with Prestige Nursing & Care.
Closing date for applications is Friday 23rd April 2021. Prestige Nursing & Care reserve the right to close a role at anytime.
What shifts or rotas are available for professional carers?
Our branches have a wide variety of hours and rotas which means it’s possible to find shifts that fit in with your life situation, whether you want a full time role or are just looking for a few hours a week. All that we ask is that you commit to the hours you can do two weeks in advance.
Do I need care experience to join?
Six months’ professional care experience is ideal - such as a domiciliary carer, care assistant, homecare worker, support worker or healthcare assistant. However, if you are new to care some branches do offer training leading to care certificates, so please contact the recruitment team to discuss on 0808 239 9716
Do I need a driving licence?
A full clean driving is required for some roles, but not all. Job roles normally state if a driving licence is required, but if you are unsure then please contact the recruitment team on 0808 239 9716.
What pre-employment checks do you do?
To join Prestige Nursing & Care as a professional carer you will be required to apply for a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check, unless you are registered with the update service.
We also require two professional references, one of which should be your current or most recent employer.
Finally, you will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK, NI number, ID and proof of address. Your recruiter will talk you through all requirements and support you all the way.
What training do I need to complete before starting work?
You will need to complete both online e-learning modules and virtual training via Microsoft Teams. This is very flexible and can be completed from home as long as you have a compatible device. Find out more about the training we offer.
Is the training free?
Yes, the training is completely free.
Do you offer regular patterns of work?
Yes, our branches offer a wide variety of hours and shift patterns.
Will I be employed by Prestige Nursing & Care?
You would become a member of our team with a contract for services. You would still be eligible for things like SSP and holiday, as well as a NEST workplace pension.
How old do you have to be to work as a carer?
You need to be 18 years old to join our care team and there is no upper age limit.
How often will I get paid?
We pay all our professional carers weekly.