Senior Care Assistant
Ormskirk, Lancashire, England
£20,500.00 per year
Unspecified (Full time)
Posting date: 12 November 2021
Salary: £20,500 to £20,500 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 12 December 2021
Company: Home Instead
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: ORM2
We are currently looking to recruit a dynamic, forward thinking, and enthusiastic Senior care assistant to strengthen our senior management team. You will be working alongside our Care Assistants, providing them with inspirational leadership and development in order to to empower and challenge them to continually deliver outstanding levels of care and support.
We are looking for a person who can share our vision for ‘making a difference ‘, who is proud to work for an outstanding organisation, with the desire to continually explore creative opportunities to develop the services we offer for our clients. Potential candidates will require a sense of fun, alongside the ability to ensure that our clients continuously receive the highest level of care.
As part of your senior role, you will be required to monitor and supervise the provision of care for our clients through existing quality assurance processes in line with current policies and procedures
Liaise with families and health care professionals
Be continually responsive to the changing needs of our clients
Conduct client care consultations
Conduct audits and reports
Conduct / participate in investigations as required
Participate in internal and external audits
Use digital technology to support in care planning, provision and compliance.
Attend internal and external meetings
Produce highly detailed person-centred care plans
Be involved in the training and development of staff
Provide support to the Assistant Care Manger
Act as a positive role model and ambassador to Home Instead
Answer telephone in a professional, friendly, and knowledgeable manner
Understand GDPR and apply accordingly
Be part of the out of hours on-call rota
This list is not exhaustive and may require ad hoc duties to support the business
Experience in care is essential for the role, candidates with previous care supervisory or managerial experience are preferred although full training will be provided which includes a requirement to undertake a Level 5 health and social care diploma.
Motivated with a can-do attitude, possessing initiative and meticulous attention to detail.
Excellent IT skills including use of Microsoft office.
Can work on your own but also as part of a team.
Be able to build and maintain relationships with staff, with a firm but fair approach.
If you have a passion for care and the motivation to help us achieve our ambitions, we would love to hear from you. Please click on 'I'm Interested' or alternatively, if you require any further information about this role, please contact the office on######### to speak with a member of the team.
We encourage applications from all sections of the community as we want to reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work. Home Instead is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.
The successful candidate's offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and references.
What we offer:
Highly competitive salary
28 Days annual leave (Including bank holidays)
Excellent career progression
Nest pension scheme
Award winning and accredited training with on-going learning and development including health and social care diplomas
'Refer a friend’ reward scheme
Discount shopping scheme including well being
Free access to our employee assistance scheme
Please Note: Access to reliable, regular transport is required for this post as you will be required to travel from one client to another. Business Insurance (car) will be required.