Sector: Social Care
Consultant: Vincent Lagos
Salary: £20800 - £22100
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time
Senior Care Worker
£20,840 – £22,162
The Senior Care Worker will, through responsible Christian leadership, operate as a senior member of staff within the service responsible for the overall support of service users and the efficient management of his/her own working team. In addition, he/she will be required to contribute to achieving the highest professional standards of social care practice and for ensuring that quality standards are met.
Duties of a support worker:
- To be responsible for the assessment, planning, co-ordination and development of service provision to service users.
To act as a key worker for designated service users. Compile, monitor and review care plans in consultation with relevant stakeholders.
To be responsible for the direct supervision of staff and holding formal supervision and ADP meetings in line with policy.
To be responsible for the planning and allocation of work carried out by staff.
To provide management cover in the absence of the service manager/deputy e.g. ensure that there is an adequate and appropriate staffing complement and be responsible for the safety and security of the building.
To provide support to service users consistent with the aims and objectives of the service.
The senior care worker may be required to undertake occasional “sleep-in” duties.
Uphold and reflect behaviours consistent with the Christian Faith and the CrossReach values.
Lead daily Christian worship in accordance with CrossReach daily guidelines.
Requirements of a Support Worker:
- An HNC in Social Care or SVQ 3 is essential.
Ability to complete PDA supervision, PDA medication, SQV 4 and workplace assessors’ award.
You are required to have a Christian faith and be able to work within and uphold our Christian Ethos. (This is a requirement under the Equality Act 2010.)
This post requires you to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme and undertake the necessary vetting checks.
This post is subject to SSSC registration.
Postholder must possess basic computer literacy skills including use of Microsoft Office and the internet.
Experience in the caring sector.
This job is advertised by Vincent Lagos Colombel; if you are interested in this position please click and apply now.
Please feel free to contact Vincent on 07520 634 851