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Senior Support Worker ? St Albans - £22,500 per annum - depending on experience and training
Excellent rates of pay
Induction and training
Ongoing training, development and supervision
Possibility for NVQ 4 and 5 training
Stability of residential care
Working for a family business in a good reputable home which has achieved a Gold Investor in Peoples Award
Sleep ins paid at extra
PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS POST UNLESS YOU HAVE THE FOLLOWING:
EXPERIENCE OF LEADING A TEAM IN A UK CARE SETTING
EXPERIENCE OF MANAGING MEDICATION
EXPERIENCE OF DELIVERING AND MONITORING HAND ON CARE
NVQ LEVEL 3 IN HSC AND ABOVE OR RELEVANT CARE EXPERIENCE
WE ARE ONLY LOOKING FOR EXCEPTIONAL CANDIDATES TO FILL THIS ROLE
Flexibility including weekend working is required for this role.
You will need to be able to work flexible hours and ideally live locally to St Albans or surrounding areas.
Duties will include:
To maintain and exceed care skills at a current level.
Undertake training and development as from time-to-time be required to ensure practices are up-to-date.
To provide leadership to the care functions and health and safety of the organisation.
Competent to lead shifts and teams within residential care setting
To provide care in accordance with current best practices, per policy and procedures, agreed standards, legislative requirements, relevant regulations under the direction of the Manager.
To supervise the care services within the home in accordance with agreed standards.
To have knowledge of CQC inspection criteria's
Able to lead the service in the absence of management when required
Good knowledge of care planning
Ideally be computer literate
Ideally drivers would be preferred but not essential.
Other duties will include - Representing in meetings, attending medical appointments, and preparing and chairing annual review meetings.
What is just as important to us is that you are a caring, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual, who is interested in working in an equally caring and enthusiastic organisation.
If you are flexible, caring and dedicated and would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please apply on line today.
*PLEASE NOTE - by applying to this position, you agree for your CV to be submitted to our client, who shall contact you directly, should your application make their short-list.