Extra Care Team Leader

Reporting to the Branch Manager, the Extra Care Team Leader is responsible for Care and Domestic Staff. Under the guidance of the Manager, the Extra Care Scheme Supervisor 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.

The position is 37.5 hours per week on a permanent contract working from our Extra care branch in Chester.

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.
•    Assisting the service user to access specialist care where appropriate. e.g: nursing or healthcare.
•    Encourage and assist service users to daytime activities. including day care. leisure. cultural. spiritual. recreational and social that will enhance their quality of life.
•    Liaise closely and effectively with all relevant professionals. care workers. families and advocates involved in providing service user care.
•    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.
•    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
Essential
•    An understanding of the needs of older people and the role of extra care.
•    Knowledge of models of good practice in the provision of care and support.
•    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
•    Experience of completing risk assessments.
•    Ability to communicate effectively i.e. able to accurately record. produce reports. liaise with other agencies and relatives or resident.
Desirable
•    Knowledge of community care and the commission for social care inspection legislation and standards.
•    Experience of liaising with statuary and voluntary agencies.

For more information about the role and package details please apply online today or call Louise on 01785 237860 or email louise.sarginson@alliedhealthcare.com for an informal discussion.


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Branch Opportunities
Operations
Allied Healthcare
West England & North Wales
Chester
Chester
Upto 18,000
Full-Time