Field Care Supervisor job in Livingston at City And County Healthcare Recruitment

Field Care Supervisor

Company: City and County Healthcare Recruitment

Location: Livingston UK

Date Posted:Jan 13, 2018

Are you looking to progress your career in care? Are you looking for a full time guaranteed hours contract?Due to expansion and growth, SCRT are looking for enthusiastic Field Care Supervisors to join our team across West Lothian.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 care workers. Field care supervisors can expect 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.Ideally you will hold an SVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent. However, those with experience who hold a level 2 will be considered.As a Field Care Supervisor, your role will include the following duties:• Carry out initial risk and needs assessments in respect of individual service users.• 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;• Carry out regular reviews of individual services and risk assessments;• Participate as required in multi-disciplinary review of service users’ needs.• Shadow new care workers in the field to ensure their competence;• 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;• 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;• Share On-Call dutiesThis job involves travelling from home to home, so you must have access to a vehicle. Successful applicants will be required to work alternate weekends.We provide much more than just a care job; we offer fantastic training and development opportunities and have a clear internal promotion structure! SCRT are committed to developing your career.As a Care Assistant for SCRT you’ll enjoy:• Guaranteed Hours Contracts*• A Fantastic Pension Scheme• Competitive hourly rates from £9.50, mileage payments and 28 days’ annual leave (pro rata)*• Full training and ongoing support• The chance to increase your career opportunities with SVQ’s*• Employee referral bonus programmes*• Childcare vouchers*The successful candidates are required to obtain or update a Protection of Vulnerable Group (PVG) membership through Disclosure Scotland. SCRT can assist you to obtain this.SCRT is an equal opportunities employer.* Terms and conditions apply. View full job description
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