Care and Support Coordinator

Care and Support Coordinator

  • Salary: £22,500 per annum
  • Full-time 37.5h
  • Contract: Permanent

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join our Community where people live, work, learn and celebrate life together?

About Us:

Camphill Milton Keynes Communities is a charity providing unique person-centred support, based on a modern view of the Camphill movement, for adults with learning disabilities and autism. We support our service users in all aspects of their daily lives and believe that each person should be valued for their unique contribution to the community.

About the Role:

Camphill Milton Keynes are looking for a Care and Support Coordinator to join our charity, supporting adults with learning disabilities to live, work and celebrate together in a community setting. Joining the charity during an exciting period of growth, this is an opportunity to support us to introduce new electronic care planning systems and support our care and support team to deliver good outcomes for the people we support.

Reporting to the Registered Manager, you will play a key role in ensuring that we maintain a high standard of administration and management of our care planning and rota systems including the introduction of new systems as the charity expands. You’ll be confident and proficient with IT and able to use a range of software to support our management team to produce reports, maintain a high standard of regulatory compliance and work with our care teams to deliver person-centred outcomes to the people we support. Opportunities for further training and development will be available as the charity grows, with plans to expand significantly in the coming years.

Key Responsibilities:

•             Ensure, together with colleagues, that residents experience a safe, healthy and purposeful environment, in accordance with Camphill Milton Keynes Communities (CMKC) published values & principles, policies and procedures and statutory requirements.

•             To assist or lead in the implementation and coordination of electronic systems to support care planning, compliance, quality assurance and administration.

•             To collate, review and share data from the service’s care and support activity to support decision-making or produce reports.

•             To support the Registered Manager and House Coordinators to ensure that systems used to manage rotas and timetables are correctly administrated and that the service is effectively planning to ensure safe staffing levels across their services. 

•             To support the Registered Manager and other Managers to carry out auditing activity and to follow up on any action plans established through such activity. 

•             To ensure information communicated to residents is accessible to them using an accessible information standard.

•             Ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation. and overview of Incidents, Accidents and Safeguarding, including reporting to the CQC and local authority.

•             To attend and record minutes of relevant meetings within the Care and Support Team, including but not limited to management meetings, house meetings, individual staff team meetings, reviews and formal meetings with staff.

•             To occasionally support residents or staff directly with care and support activity including the duties detailed in the job description for a support worker.

•             To ensure that communication with families, external stakeholders and other professionals is maintained – in line with policy.

The charity is keen to see applications from individuals with the following skills and experience:

• This is a great opportunity for a highly organised individual, with exceptional attention to detail.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills are key.

• You must be confident in MS Office Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Experience using care planning software like Access or Nourish would be highly desirable.

• Ideally you will have experience of working in an office environment and supporting with administration, database management, analysis and reporting.

  • Experience within a social care setting working with learning disabilities would also be advantageous.

We are located near Willen Lake. Normal office hours are 8:30 – 16:30 Monday to Friday but the role may occasionally require evening or weekend hours. Some flexible working from home will be available.

The most important thing is a caring attitude, genuine interest in people and willingness to work in accordance with our Mission and Vision Statement.

Why Join Us?:

  • We are keen on staff development! We offer excellent professional and career development and training opportunities, including professional qualifications.
  • We promote a diverse, friendly and high-quality working environment.
  • We offer the opportunity to work amongst a team of dedicated, creative and supportive colleagues.
  • We provide a fully paid DBS, generous holiday and work pension scheme.

If you are interested in this unique opportunity, then please apply by submitting your CV and a short supporting statement, outlining:

“What is it about working with us in this position that interests you and what skills, experience and values can you bring”?

If you’d like to be considered for this role please send your CV to Tom Bridle ( or contact us for an informal chat on 01908 235 000.

Supporting Documents:

Deadline for applications: 30th January 2022

Click here to find out more about us and our Mission & Vision.

If you would prefer to complete an application form, you can either download one from the attachments, email or phone us on 01908 235 000 and we will send an application form to you.

Please Note: we review applications frequently and interviews will take place shortly after we shortlist them.   If we feel we have received a sufficient number of applications, we reserve the right to close the advert early. Don’t hesitate and apply as soon as possible.

We are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and eligibility to work in the UK.

Registered Charity 283556

Camphill MK is a Living Wage Employer.

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