Field Care Supervisor

Talent Spa
up to £21k depending on experience
14 Feb 2017
14 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Field Care Supervisor

Location: Harpenden

Salary: up to £21,000 depending on experience

This is a great opportunity to work for a quality homecare provider working Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm with no care calls. On call is centralised however flexibility is expected in line with the welfare of service users.

My Client is recruiting for a Field Care Supervisor to ensure that care provided by front line staff meets the company's quality and operational standards. You will provide effective leadership to care staff in the field and support care coordinators and the manager in ensuring the smooth running of care packages (including care plans. risk assessments, quality monitoring, documentation kept in the home etc.).

You will be articulate, well organised, self- motivated and have a passion to deliver quality care in the home. You will possess QCF level 3 qualification.

The Field Care Supervisor is responsible for:

  • Carrying out visits to customers’ homes to carry out initial customer assessments and continuous monitoring
  • Risk assessments
  • Start-up administration and review of new support packages
  • Customer reviews
  • Carer supervision & support
  • Spot checks on Carer competency and on quality of care provision in partnership with the Branch Manager
  • Liaison with other agencies (e.g. Social Services) regarding service provision
  • Any other duties as reasonably required by the Branch Manager

The requirements of the Field Care Supervisor:

  • Be an experienced Care Worker
  • Have good communication skills
  • Have mentoring skills for staff supervision
  • Reliability
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to respect confidentiality
  • Full driving license and own car (mileage is paid)
  • Experience of carrying out risk assessments and updating care plans

The office is based in Harpenden however you will need to cover a wide area including Hemel Hempstead, St Albans, Watford and Welwyn Garden City.