Care coordinator, Rebecca

Rebecca is a Care Coordinator in a residential home. Like many others in the sector, she was inspired to make the move into care work after caring for a family member. Find out more about her journey.

I wanted to apply my skills to others.

“I looked after my nan who is living with dementia. I wanted to apply my skills to others and joined the team here in 2017.

“I love the relationship that I can build with the people I support. I have been taught to knit by two of our residents, so now I can join them in their hobby.”

Rebecca has progressed quickly in her career.

At only 25, Rebecca has quickly advanced her career, completing training and developing her skills. After completing her Level 3 Health and Social Care she secured an Associate Senior role. She then progressed to Senior Care Worker after six months and completed her Level 4 qualification. Rebecca then became a Care Coordinator and is now halfway through her Level 5 Leadership and Management Diploma.

As a Care Coordinator Rebecca coordinates the delivery of care to residents. She also manages Senior Care Workers and is responsible for risk assessments and care plans.

I like guiding staff to reach their full potential.

With training being an integral part of care work Rebecca has stepped up to lead in this area as well.

“I really enjoy training and development. I like guiding staff to reach their full potential. I have completed five ‘train the trainer’ topics and am now one of the registered trainers for the care home’s approved training centre. This is another really rewarding aspect of my work.”

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