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Senior Care Worker – Care Supervisor

Seaton

  • Full time
  • 2024-06-26
  • £14.00 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 140524-50239

You will assume responsibility for a locality of clients and care team members – for this reason you must demonstrate excellent team building skills and comprehensive care delivery knowledge. This is an exciting role which you can very much make your own.

What will be your pay rate?

· Your rate of pay will be £13.00 per hour, rising to £14.00 per hour following successful completion of your probationary period.

· You shall also be paid a payment of £183.00 for each week during which you are on call, which will be no more than 15 hours each week.

When will you work?

· The standard hours of work per week are 37.5, Monday to Sunday (Full -time), although part-time hours in this position will be considered.

· Hours will be arranged on a fixed 2 week rolling rota.

· Flexibility in working hours and pattern will be required in order to respond to the changing requirements of staffing the service.

· A working day will comprise of 7.5 hours as follows:

Early: 07.00-15.15 inclusive of a 45 min break

Late: 08:45 – 17:00 inclusive of a 45 min break

Later: 13.45-22.00 inclusive of a 45 min break

What will be your key responsibilities?

· To complete initial assessments for new clients and ensure care plans are kept up to date, meeting the holistic needs of each person throughout our provision of the service to them.

· To maintain a professional and hygienic appearance.

· To maintain factual and detailed office records

· To follow company policies and procedures at all times

· To attend regular review meetings, annual appraisals, team meetings, training courses and follow-up refresher courses as required.

· To oversee the completion of quality monitoring calls and regularly check on their progress.

· To oversee the completion staff appraisals, supervisions and work place observations, making sure that they are up to date. To support the rest of the supervisor team in maintaining these reviews.

· To play an active role in auditing processes, as required.

· To provide effective communication between the company, the care team, service users and their family/representatives, and external organisations e.g. ensuring staff and service users are always informed of changes to their work rosters / visit times / care requirements.

· To offer support and guidance to staff on a daily basis and develop good team working relationships

· To record all information received, and promptly action and resolve all issues as far as practicable.

· To monitor the PASSsystem to avoid instances of ‘missed visits’ or incomplete care tasks and take action where appropriate.

· To assist in covering the workload during absences of colleagues within the supervisor team. This may include dealing with unfamiliar workloads.

· To undertake overtime as required to cover absenteeism within the supervisor team

· To follow up any complaints and incidents, no matter how minor, and to document action taken in accordance with the company policy.

· To assist in carrying out unallocated visit(s) to Service Users as a priority over all other tasks.

· Take responsibility for innovative practice that will increase recruitment and retention of staff.

· To undertake other such duties as deemed appropriate by your line manager

How will you be trained?

· We offer a full induction for our staff, and you will receive regular courses to keep you up to date in current practice. We will also support staff to undertake bespoke courses as necessary for your development to enable progression through the company. You will be paid to attend training at your usual hourly rate and conditions linked to length of service will apply for any company funded courses/qualifications.

Are there any additional benefits (non-contractual)?

Free training including nationally recognised qualifications
Opportunities for promotion and career progression
Birthday gift!
Heavily subsidised gym classes
24/7 access to mental health/wellbeing support
Access to hundreds of retail and online discounts to save you money every day through the ‘Discounts for Carers’ scheme
Use of company pool car
Regular pay reviews
To apply, you must:

· Have a valid driving licence and your own transport

· Have business level cover for motor insurance

· Be prepared to apply for a DBS disclosure

If you are interested in this role with us, please apply on-line, e-mail us or give us a call on 01297 24753.

Our friendly team look forward to hearing from you, today!

Does the job role include personal care?: Yes

Working Patterns:

Anticipated standard hours Monday to Friday 07:00-15:15 or 08:45-17:00

Required to be flexible to meet the needs of the business across Monday- Sunday

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Job category

Home care / Domiciliary care, Senior care / support worker

Profile

Axe Valley Home Care Personal Home care with respect and dignity

Type of organisation

Private

Sector

Social care

Description

Join us and help to make a difference to the lives of people within your local community.

We can offer you fantastic job satisfaction. You will have the opportunity to enable our customers to have fulfilling and independent lives. You will help them to manage their personal care, medication, food preparation and social and household activities. With your support and dedication they will be able to remain living safely and comfortably at home.

We have a range of flexible full and part-time employment opportunities that can be tailored to meet your requirements. Comprehensive training and practical support will enable you to excel in your new role and progress in your career with us.

To start your rewarding career journey, please contact us.

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