Our client based in Illford is looking for Senior Care Support Workers in their residential home
Purpose of the job:
To support and assist the Service Manager in the effective day to day operational
management of the service, ensuring high quality, cost effective services.
To work with the Service Manager in promoting high standards of practice conductive to meeting the social, emotional, physical and spiritual needs of the service users.
To supervise, and oversee the work of, Care Workers, reporting any staff management issues to the Service Manager.
To work as part of the team in meeting all aspects of care, and the individual needs of each service user.
Main duties and responsibilities:
Offer care based upon high values for people in daily practice, e.g. choice, privacy,
individuality, dignity, etc. Including high levels of personal care according to a service
user’s care plan.
Plan in a sensitive manner as well as helping individuals to make decisions about
their own lives by working within the guidelines of Frances Taylor Foundation [FTF]
person centred planning policy and the principles of the Mental Capacity Act.
Promote the service user’s life skills and support the individual to explore the daily
functions of ordinary living, therefore enhancing the service user’s confidence and
Administer prescribed medication as detailed in care plans, and following policy
guidelines. To be responsible for the ordering of prescriptions and checking the
delivery of medication received.
Frances Taylor Foundation is an operating name for the UK Social Care Services of the Poor Servants of the Mother of God.
Provide the main link between the service user and more senior staff, highlighting any changes in wishes or needs which will involve changes to the care plans or risk
Ensure that each Service User within the Services is supported to make choices and have the opportunity to access the wider community, attend places of interest and carryout activities using an individualized approach.
Operate as a Key Worker to individual service users and help to formulate individual
Person Centered life plans, care plans and health action plans relating to the service
user’s strengths and needs.
To demonstrate leadership to all staff working in the service, including allocation of
duties to Care Workers on each shift.
Though individual supervision of Care Workers and through day-to-day oversight of
the service provided, ensure that staff performance is monitored and any necessary
corrective action is proposed to the Service Manager.
To ensure annual appraisal are completed and carried out for all staff under your
To support the provision of training development opportunities, to ensure staff
undertake their role and deliver high quality support to service users.
Prepare clearly written, precise and structured reports for Annual Review meetings
and any other relevant meetings.
Attend meetings as requested regarding all aspects of the service.
To take part in the recruitment of Support Workers Promote relationships between service users and their families and offer a warm Maintain good working relationships with other health and social service professionals
and agencies involved with the service users. To develop and maintain relationships with relatives, neighbours and others in the local community.