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Senior Homecare Support Worker

JOB TITLE - SENIOR HOMECARE SUPPORT WORKER

INTRODUCTION

The primary responsibility of a Senior Homecare Support Worker is to become an ambassador to maintain high standards. Support the Community and Reablement based team, office coordinators and management team to Retain Quality and Indeptndence within the community.

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

As well as encouraging clients to in the community to maintain the maximum degree of independence and to engage in activities appropriate to their abilities, you will be delivering a high level of support. As a part of our Quality and Mentoring the team you will also be;

  • Completing community-based spot checks
  • Auditing of files and support plans
  • Community based risk assessments
  • Obtaining up to date information from the multidisciplinary team
  • Quality monitoring
  • Staff observations
  • Mentoring new starters and support existing staff
  • Support plan reviews
  • On-Call duties when required
  • Identifying training needs of staff
  • Supporting management with safeguarding referrals
  • Supporting healthcare staff with the safe use of new equipment
  • Completing these duties alongside the usual Homecare work

Must have a level 3 diploma in health and social care or equivalent, or be working towards this

CONTACTS & COMMUNICATIONS

  • Interaction with clients, families and associates of clients, multidisciplinary teams, colleagues, coordinators and management
  • Reporting and monitoring any additional support needs
  • Acknowledging and responding to concerns
  • Liaising with other areas of the organisation, including training
  • Contacting clients to arrange care plan reviews

COMPETENCIES

The holder of this post should be able to demonstrate, or quickly acquire through appropriate training:

  • To maintain integrity when dealing with matters of confidentiality
  • A willingness to undertake training to develop new skills
  • A willingness to operate flexibility and to be accountable
  • The ability to work without supervision while adhering to company policies
  • An understanding of the needs of our business

BENEFITS

  • Industry leading training
  • Weekly Pay
  • Company Pension
  • Free Uniform (1st Free)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Career Development pathway
  • Access to Diplomas
  • Discount scheme (Highstreet)
  • Guaranteed and Salaried hours
  • Recommend a Friend up to £300 per introduction - see website for details
  • Discount on brand new lease cars

(This job description is not exhaustive and can include tasks not detailed above.)

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