Resource Planner - South East Essex

Location: South East Essex Regulated - Thundersley

Closing Date: 01 November 2021

Salary: £18,360.00 - £25,489.80 pro rata

Specific Hours: 37 hours per week

Resource Planner - South East Essex

Resource Planner, South East Essex

Established by Essex County Council in 2009, ECL is the UK’s first Local Authority Trading Company. We are now the largest Reablement Care provider in Essex, providing high quality care to vulnerable individuals, including the elderly, those with learning disabilities or sensory impairments. Drawing on our internal network of specialist support roles and working closely with NHS and external health and social care providers, we work to help our customers regain and develop their independence during their time with us

Working Hours:

Must be flexible and able to work across shifts 07:00 - 15:00 / 15:00 - 23:00 and sometimes may be core hours across Monday - Sunday

About you:

As a Resource Planner you will provide high level resource planning to all our frontline workers, to deliver high quality services to our customers.  Duties will include managing staff rotas and ensuring effective use of staff resources, ensuring adequate staffing levels as well as identifying and managing staff training needs.

You will be an effective communicator, with good organisational skills coupled with a good understanding of resource planning.  You will have the ability to use your own initiative and resolve queries quickly and effectively.  Experience of dealing with sensitive data and an understanding of Information Governance/Data Protection is essential.

A full induction course and ‘shadow’ training will be provided to successful candidates.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure effective use of staff availability through effective job allocation.
  • Minimise travel time on the community resource system to ensure maximum contact time with clients, maintaining continuity of carer wherever possible.
  • Manage daily changes to rota/delivery schedules including annual leave and sickness.
  • To know at all times staff allocations day by day to ensure referrals are accepted in line with capacity.
  • Familiarisation of customer needs and requirements to ensure customer focused support is delivered through matching staff skills against individual customer’s needs.

Your Career Starts Here…

Apply now if you are looking for a rewarding career and have the passion to make a real difference.

With on-going training and career development, you’ll always find a challenge to keep you thriving and add qualifications at the same time.

Benefits of working at ECL include:

  • Flexible working patterns
  • Annual salary reviews and performance bonus
  • Up to £1000 ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme available to staff *
  • Healthcare support scheme
  • Enhanced contributory pension scheme
  • ECL employee rewards scheme
  • Free DBS check (if required)
  • Career progression opportunities within ECL

Key Requirements

  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Driving license preferable

To view the full Job Description for this role, please click here. 

How to Apply?

Submit your application here, and the first step of the recruitment process will be a CV screening stage followed by a short telephone interview. Successful applicants will be invited to a face to face interview, and if you are offered a role with ECL you will be sent a written offer of employment, subject to pre-employment checks.

ECL are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitable candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We are proud to be part of the Disability Confident scheme which helps to employ, support and promote disabled people in the workplace.

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