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Location: Care at Home – Community
Duration: Permanent, Full Time
We are looking for someone to work in a fast paced, high volume, community service.
Are you organised, can manage time well, have great attention to detail and can solve problems?
You will be responsible for managing and co-ordinating the day-to-day care in a quick moving service supporting service users out in the community and liaising with external organisations to develop care packages.
With the right development and support do you think you would have the ability to work as part of a team to support our staff and service users’ needs to the highest standard?
The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:
Qualification required by SSSC – SVQ 3
Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme Record (PVG) or willing to become a scheme member
To have registered or undertaken registration with the SSSC where applicable
PDA in supervision or willingness to work towards
The post holder will be expected to:
Assess, plan, and review service user requirements to identify person centred outcomes,
ensuring physical, social and emotional needs are included
Assist in the development of services for the specific needs of service users
Promote, maintain and maximise independent living skills of service users
Work in partnership with family, carers, the Health and Social Care integrated team and any other agencies
Provide supervision, mentoring or guidance for staff
Ensure that all health and safety regulations are adhered to, including carrying out risk
assessments, so that a safe and secure environment is provided
Report statistical information regarding service delivery
Carry out duties in accordance with relevant legislation, policies and procedures and
national care standards and professional codes of practice
Have a proactive approach to continuous professional development and participate in
individual, team and service development
Please see Job Profile for further details
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