Position title
Care Supervisor-Bristol
Description

Here at Osa Healthcare Recruitment we are committed to finding wonderful staff who share our values and are dedicated to providing professional, caring and high-quality services. We want to find the right people the right role for them.  

Job Title: Care Supervisor  

Location: Bristol  

Length/Type of Post: Permanent  

Salary: £21,060 

Hours: 40 Per Week  

Our client offers Supported Living and Domiciliary care to individuals. They offer help with clinical attention, respite and assistance with domestic duties amongst other things. They know everyone has different needs, so offer flexible personalised care packages. 

Responsibilities

Purpose of role 

To support Deputy and Registered Manager to provide exceptional care to service users of Support Living and Domiciliary Care Services. 

To support service users to enjoy the best quality of life that they can in the comfort of their own homes. Compassion, good communication and organisational skills together with a calm and caring manner are vital for this important role in our company.  

 

Key responsibility  

Develop and supervise a team of care workers to provide high quality care that is safe, effective, and responsive to each service user’s needs and preferences. Support each service user to live their life the way that they choose as far as they are able. Respect service users’ choices and always promote their dignity and privacy.  

  

Duties  

Work well with service users  

  • Prior to each service commencing, carry out with service users, and / or their chosen representatives, an assessment of what the service user needs and what they would like to achieve from their care and support and carry out a risk assessment. 
  • Create and agree a written, person centred care and support plans that respects the service user’s wishes and promotes their dignity and privacy. Agree appropriate risk management measures to reduce identified risks.  
  • Review care and support plans to keep them up to date and relevant. 
  • Provide the service user and, where appropriate, their representatives with information about the service so that they are clear about what to expect and how they can raise any concerns. 
  • Keep all information about service users and their families secure and confidential. 
  • Welfare Officer
  • Social Networking
  • Maintaining literatureE.G.company newsletters and  website 

Work well with staff  

  • Give care workers appropriate information and guidance to provide care and support effectively and safely as agreed in the care and support plan 
  • Work with the Deputy Manager to appropriately match care workers to service users. Attend the service user's initial calls to introduce the care workers. Report changes to care schedules without delay to the Deputy Manager, service user and care worker. 
  • Assist with recruiting new staff
  • Provide advice, training, supervision, and other support to Care Workers as required. 
  • Take part in the out of hours emergency on-call rota as and when required. Effectively deal with emergency on-call issues, for example covering calls indirectly when Care Workers are sick or absent by quickly referring to the Deputy Manager. Record emergency calls and pass the information to appropriate parties. 

   

Quality improvement  

  • Assist with investigations relating to the quality of the service and improvement actions. 
  • Monitor the performance of care workers and carry out quality reviews at the service user’s home to make sure the service is delivered in line with company procedures. 
  • Always apply Care policies and procedures and make sure accidents and incidents are recorded, reported, and acted upon. 
  • Ensure that care and support is provided in line with regulatory requirements. 
  • Work effectively with service users, their families and representatives, other social and health care professionals and managers and staff to deliver high quality homecare services. 
  • Take part in staff and service user meetings 
  • Attend training activities, appraisals, and development meetings. 

This list is not exhaustive and from time to time you may be required to undertake additional duties. We will provide full training in line with regulatory requirements 

Skills

Type of candidate that we are looking for. 

Essential criteria:  
Personal attributes 
Caring and compassionate towards people in need of care and support  
Respect for people suffering from a range of medical conditions with different backgrounds and beliefs to your own, commitment to non-discriminatory care practice  
Commitment to always respecting the rights of service users and to promoting their privacy, dignity and independence  
Self-motivated and keen to learn. Willing to seek guidance when needed and to follow instructions  
Excellent timekeeper, reliable and flexible  
Professional, smart appearance  

 

 

Knowledge and understanding 
Good understanding of the needs of people who require care and support at home  
Knowledge of effective care and support planning that is centred on the individual needs and wishes of each service user  
Minimum NVQ L3 or equivalent  
Knowledge of what confidentiality means in relation to homecare services and why this is important  
Good understanding of health and safety matters in relation to homecare services and of the risk assessment process  
Sound understanding of the principles of good care practice  

 

Experience and skills 
Experience of communicating clearly and building positive working relationships with people who use social care services and social and health care professionals  
Ability to support service users with all aspects of their daily living in a manner that respects their dignity, is non-judgmental and promotes their independence, choices and privacy   
Minimum 3 years’ experience of working in the care industry, one of which should be in Domiciliary care.  
Skills in care and risk assessments and writing care and support plans  
Ability to plan and organise workloads effectively so that service users receive the services that they expect  
Ability to use own initiative and work alone and as part of a team especially in an emergency  
Good administrative skills and computer literacy  
Ability to lead and manage a team of care workers and provide appropriate support, guidance and training  
Ability to maintain clear written records and follow statutory reporting procedures  
Ability and willingness to follow Clover Health and Home Care’s policies, procedures and instructions  
Additional requirements 
Willingness to work flexibly and to keep knowledge and skills up to date  

Willingness to do the train the trainer courses 

This role will require you to obtain an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service  
Full drivers licence with no more than 6 points and Class 1 business insurance  

   

Desirable criteria 
Experience of supervising the delivery of social care services  
Previous experience of risk assessment and person- centred care and support planning  
Knowledge of how to recognise abuse and safeguarding procedures  
Job Benefits

What our client is offering the successful candidate 

  • Competitive Salary  
  • Free Training

This job role will involve working around vulnerable people therefore your employer may be required to check whether you have a criminal record via the Disclosure and Barring Service (known as a DBS check). You will also be asked questions as part of our self disclosure section on the application form. We operate a fair recruitment process and do not discriminate. Any information you provide will be considered fairly and lawfully.  

We are committed to being an equal opportunities company as are all the companies we work with. All applicants will be considered fairly and free from prejudice or discrimination. 

We are very proud to say that we have signed the mental health at work commitment. We are passionate about mental health and we are dedicated to doing everything we can to promote mental well-being, support people who are struggling and break down the stigmas of mental health problems. We only work with companies who share our beliefs and care for their employees metal health and well-being. 

Employment Type
Full-time
Job Location
Bristol
Base Salary
£21,060
Date posted
May 24, 2021
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