Field Care Supervisor
- Taunton, UK
- Date Advert Closes: 31st August 2019
Home Instead Senior Care is the world’s leading provider of non-medical care and companionship services for older people. With minimum visits of one hour, award winning training and an excellent reputation we are immensely proud of the quality of care we provide. We match our CAREGivers to our clients based on mutual interests and hobbies to help build bonds of trust and enables us to provide personalised support.
We are looking for an enthusiastic Field Care Supervisor in the Taunton area to join a bespoke home care provider. Home Instead are leading the revolution in at home care and this is a great opportunity for someone who wants a job where they can really make a difference! You will be joining an award winning companionship led service who pride themselves on providing quality care to older people within their own homes. Our service has been awarded Outstanding by CQC which only 3% of home care providers achieve!
The role of the Field Care Supervisor is to support the delivery of the highest quality care support services by carrying out a range of functions in the field, including the assessment and review of individual client needs and the practical supervision, instruction and support of our CAREGivers. This person will help ensure our ethos and exceptionally high standards of care is being consistently delivered. What sets you apart is your natural compassion for people and wanting to make a difference to the quality of older people’s lives.
This is a great chance to be part of one of the UK’s most admired home care providers and who are the largest worldwide.
Rated Outstanding by CQC. As a Field care Supervisor your role will include the following duties:
• Carry out initial risk and needs assessments
• Work in partnership with clients, their family, carers & healthcare professionals
• Support our new care workers in clients homes to ensure their competence
• Carry out the on-site observation and evaluation of care workers
• Provide ad hoc support and instruction to our CAREGivers in the field if an emergency arises
• Promote a safe working environment
• Be alert to any changes in clients’ condition and circumstances and act appropriately when these change
Motivation: At Home Instead our drive to improve the quality of living for each of our clients sits at the heart of everything we do. The successful candidate will be equally driven by a passion to help improve people’s lives. This role requires an ability to prioritise and sometimes work at a quick but thorough pace to ensure clients and CAREGivers are well supported.
Knowledge: You will need to have a good understanding and experience in the Health & Social Care field and the needs of the elderly. NVQ level 3 in Health & Social Care is preferred
Personable: Working with elderly clients requires great time keeping, excellent listening skills, patience, calmness, politeness, empathy and compassion and being highly professional
Working hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am till 5.00pm and some weekends on a rota basis to suit the on call process. From time to time it may be necessary to work outside of these hours, we all work a 5 day week. This person will also share the on call duties on weekdays on a rota basis. This person is required to travel throughout the local area to conduct assessments, you should have a driving licence and access to a vehicle.
Great pay up to £23k per annum OTE
Additional bonuses available
Full support and training provided
Employee Assist Programme
Friendly family run team
The role is subject to satisfactory DBS & references