Senior carer

17000.00 - 18000.00 GBP Annual
30 May 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
our clients are a home care company who is currently looking for 3 Senior Carers who have proven experience to join our team. The posts are based in Birmingham.


* Assessment of clients, write care plans, risk assessment, review and update care plan;

* Set up carer interviews for service users and families to ensure control of who they receive care from is client led.

* Allocate/match care staff to clients accordingly and provide practical training to new staff where necessary on the job including an introduction service; Plan and allocate care assignments to appropriate care workers, with due regard for the particular needs of the individual and the particular skills and attributes of the worker;

* Check home care and medication records, nutrition charts and hydration charts to ensure that they are accurately completed and if not to provide solution;

* Engage in scheduled spot checks with every client to make sure that not only care visits are carried out but also care is being provided to client with dignity and respect;

* Ensure that our service users/customers /clients are receiving the highest quality of care services that they expect and deserve.

* In conjunction the manager, engage in supervising and coaching care staff;

* Identify care workers training needs and deliver induction and care training to ensure that carers are trained and are competent to support our clients;

* Ensure and support carers to complete care certificates.

* Work with all the professionals and other people involved in the client's care and life including their close relatives; Liaise as necessary with partner professionals and organisations (e.g. social workers, GPS, nurses) in respect of developing and delivering holistic, person-centred packages of care;

* Provide emergency and out of hours cover from time to time and where required;

* Ensure that care support is delivered in a manner which is sensitive to the service user's culture, disability, race, age, sexuality, marital or civil partnership status, transgender status or religion/belief;

* Encourage and assist service users to achieve optimum independence, with due regard for their privacy, confidentiality, dignity, health, safety, welfare, living environment, personal choice, lifestyle, nutrition, hydration, independence, self-esteem, physical comfort and social and emotional needs;

* Act promptly and appropriately to protect service users from neglect or abuse;

* Monitor service user's condition and circumstances and act appropriately when these change;

* Participate as required in the multi-disciplinary review of services;

* Receive and handle complaints about services from service users or others;

* Successful Candidates must have the following qualities and experience:

* Passions, empathy, willingness to care, have effective communication and active listening skills;

* Have experience in the health and social care sector, are willing and open to training and development;

* Are trained to risk assess and competent with using manual handling equipment;

* Have achieved NVQ Level 2 and above;

* Able to drive, have their own vehicle and clean driving license

* Have knowledge of People Planner or other database systems;

* Eligible to work in the UK

* The post holder will be expected to work when required to cover for sickness and holidays. You will be required to work unsocial hours, weekends and Bank Holidays as necessary to meet the needs of the service. Flexibility is essential to meet the needs of the service.

* You will be expected to participate in an 'on-call' rota.

* Able to drive, have your OWN VEHICLE and clean driving license

* This post requires An Enhanced DBS and satisfactory references would need be obtained prior to commencement of employment