Reading, Berkshire, England
Care Supervisor needed for brand new Senior Living Complex in Ascot, Berkshire, SL5.
Role: Care Supervisor
Salary: £8.50ph-£10.50ph. Full time days and nights available
Our client requires an experienced care supervisor to join their brand new senior living complex in Berkshire. The complex consists of 72 apartments for assisted living and a separate dementia unit of 24 suites.
The Care Supervisor manages a small team of Care Assistants and Senior Care Assistants within the Care Services Team. In addition, they will manage the team providing support, guidance and ensuring all processes and procedures are followed to the highest standards ensuring resident's choices, dignity, independence and personal safety being at the core of all care and support activity.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Provide direct care to residents supporting and promoting their independence, choice, dignity and overall well-being.
Ensure that they are aware of and participate in developing Personal Care Plans with the Named Nurse and the resident. Particular attention must be paid to having full awareness of any specialist support needs.
Care will be provided in line with each resident's Personal Care Plan. Care Supervisors are expected to understand the implications for the Care Plan and take appropriate action in relation to any changes including linking between MCM sections such as Risk Assessments and the Care Plan's ADL. This needs to be highlighted and communicated to the relevant Care Manager.
Provide ongoing support for the residents, their families and the Care Services Team.
Following successful completion of competency-based training Senior Care Assistant will administer medication in line with Signature's Medication Policy and professional guidelines. In addition they will be expected to undertake random daily and monthly audits, reconciliation and to manage and co-ordinate the supply of medication ensuring residents are not 'out of stock'. Manage any discrepancies in line with the Drug Administration Policy
Where agreed competency-based training exists, and where an interest is identified, the Care Supervisor will extend clinical competencies and practice to offer comprehensive services for residents, for example, venepuncture, wound care and so on.
Care Supervisor has a duty of care to respond to and provide support for requests for help, including emergency calls, irrespective of the resident's care package status or location within the home.
Closely monitor and report on residents' daily progress, ensuring all observations and interventions are recorded on MCM. Take action where appropriate and verbally escalate to the Care Manager within an appropriate time scale having gathered the relevant information/evidence. However, where the situation appears urgent it should be escalated to the appropriate Senior Manager immediately.
Care Supervisors within Dementia should support and participate in the development of meaningful activities and therapies for residents.
Attend initial and updated mandatory training and management and supervisory training as required. Actively engage in supervision and one-to-one meetings and yearly reviews, ensuring personal professional knowledge and competency is maintained. Seeking guidance from the Care Managers to ensure competent and confident performance.
Work with the Care Managers in completing clinical and environmental audits according to the agreed annual compliance programme and the support the development and delivery of subsequent action plans.
Care Supervisors are required to undertake Quality Care Spot Checks randomly completing a spot check form on the quality of care provided by carers and Senior Carers within their team.
If this sounds like your next role apply online or call Applyfor more information. Ask for Danielle and quote j2108
- £ 16619 - 20530 Per year
- Full time
- Job Level
- Qualified (non-manager)
Posted 19 Jun 2017
Closes 17 Jul 2017
This job was posted to: Care assistant