Extra Care Senior Carer

Job Title: Extra Care Senior Carer
Branch Location: Elgin Branch (IV30 1QL)
Hours: Permanent Contract working shifts - 37.5hrs
Shifts: To be flexible to work shifts of 7am – 3pm, 3pm – 10pm, 10pm – 7am with alternate weekends
Salary: Upto £19,000

The Extra Care Senior Carer is responsible for Care and Domestic Staff. Under the guidance of the Manager, the Extra Care Scheme Senior is responsible for ensuring the welfare of all service users. You will promote the independence, security and wellbeing of service users. Reporting all site repairs liaising with the Allied branch team, Social workers, Care Management team, Doctors, Nurses and Housing Trusts etc.

Role & Responsibilities
•    Produce and review care plans for all service users in accordance with the associations care and planning procedures.
•    Monitor the delivery of care to ensure that it is delivered to an acceptable standard which satisfies the requirements of the Social Care inspection.
•    Monitor the work of care and to ensure that care plans are regularly updated and accurate records are maintained.
•    To provide. in an emergency. direct care and support to service users where appropriate. to ensure that they receive the right package of care and support which meets their identified needs.
•    Assisting the service user to access specialist care where appropriate. e.g: nursing or healthcare.
•    Liaise with health services in administering. recording and supervising medication in accordance with our policies and procedures.
•    Ensure that all manual handling and risk assessments are completed in accordance with Allied policies and procedures for all service users.
•    Attend one to one supervision meeting, annual appraisals, staff meetings and training when required.
•    Work effectively as a Team Leader to promote and encourage independence amongst the tenants at all time.
•    Support with delivery of the on call rota, dependant on needs of the business.  This will include being the designated contact for the OOH teams during evening / weekends and supporting all aspects of care delivery.
 
Qualifications & Experience
•    An understanding of the needs of older people and the role of extra care.
•    Knowledge of welfare and social security.
•    Knowledge of supervising medication.
•    NVQ Care Award level 2 or 3.
•    Experience of recruiting. training and development of staff.
•    Experience of producing and reviewing care or support plans
•    Ability to communicate effectively i.e. able to accurately record. produce reports. liaise with other agencies and relatives or resident.
•    A flexible approach and willingness to work out of normal house to cover shifts

For more information about the role and package details please apply online today or call Lynn on 01785 237826 or email careers@alliedhealthcare.com for an informal discussion.


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Branch Opportunities
Operations
Allied Healthcare
Scotland
Elgin
Elgin
Upto 19,000
Full-Time