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Field Care Supervisor

  • Salary: £19000 per annum
  • Location: Tonbridge, Kent
  • Date posted: 14-10-2017
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002917_1507975238

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Support Worker or Care Coordinator to join a quality-driven homecare service based in Kent.

This homecare service is the number one rated within the area and due to all of its success is now growing and expanding their team.

They provides a wide range of care at home services, offering a complete support service that is tailored to individual needs.

The organisation offers a competitive salary, paid mileage including from home to customer visits and back home again, realistic travel time between customers, an open, friendly and transparent working environment as well as career development with opportunities for personal growth and progression, offering a pathway to gain further qualifications in Health and Social Care, including areas of specialist needs.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the ongoing field supervision of domiciliary healthcare support workers and will ensure the service user requirements are met whilst maintaining compliance of care standards in accordance with Local Authority policies and procedures.

As the Field Care Supervisor your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring that the client receives the appropriate care package and that continuity of care is a priority.
  • Providing telephone support to clients and care staff and where necessary
  • To assist the Branch Manager in auditing the standard of service delivery to clients by:
  • Conducting spot checks and supervisions
  • Client satisfaction questionnaires
  • Attending review meetings with client / family / local authority / health personnel as required
  • Assist with Risk Management training to all existing Care Workers
  • Checking and supervising Care Workers competence at delivery of medication to clients and practical application of Manual Handling techniques.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Experience in a senior role within domiciliary care
  • Experience undergoing spot checks, risk assessments and supervisions
  • Full, clean UK driver's licence and access to own veichle
  • Ideally a NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care
  • Positive and proactive attitude

For more information and to be considered for this role please contact Drew Marlow at Charles Hunter Associates on 0118 948 5555 or email dmarlow@charecruitment.com