Field Care Supervisor
We are very excited to be able to recruit for an additional Field Care Supervisor to enable us to continue to expand our coverage area and the number of clients and carers this role supports. 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 services and the practical supervision, instruction and support of our community care workers. Care supervisors are expected to spend the majority of their working time in the community carrying out their primary functions, but their role will typically also entail a certain amount of office-based administrative work. This role will require covering the on-call & sickness cover alternate weekends on emergency basis. Care calls can be on any areas within the needs of the business. Typical Duties: Carry out initial risk and needs assessments in respect of individual service users, either in the service user's home or, where required, in other settings such as hospitals or residential/nursing homes; Work in partnership with service users, their family, carers, advocates, healthcare professionals and others to ensure the seamless delivery of holistic packages of individual care support; Work with care coordinators to support the planning of realistic, effective care worker rotas, with due regard for the particular needs of the individual and the particular skills and attributes of the worker; Carry out regular reviews of individual services, including repeated and renewed needs and risk assessments; Participate as required in multi-disciplinary review of service users' needs. Carry out the on-site observation and evaluation of care worker practice as part of routine supervision, in response to particular performance concerns, or as otherwise directed; Provide ad hoc support and instruction to care workers in the field, including in an emergency. Promote a safe working environment and safe systems of work in respect of care workers in the field and those that might be affected by their activities; Understand and follow hazard and accident reporting procedures Be alert to any changes in service users' condition and circumstances and act appropriately when these change Person Specification: Level 3 in Health & Social Care or already working towards this. Great leadership skills, friendly, approachable with the ability to inspire and motivate others. A genuine concern for the welfare of others. Flexible; willing and able to work outside normal hours when required. Experience of delivering and managing care support services. Experience of managing people and delivering training and instruction is desirable. This is a full time permanent position, continuous training and support will be provided. Driver with own transport essential. If this position is of interest to you, please apply now. An Enhanced DBS plus two references are required for the successful applicant.