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S&P Care Services

Senior Care Worker

Senior Care Worker

Full time – permanent (42 hours per week)

Salary: £11.50 per hour

28 days annul leave including bank holidays

 S&P Care Services is growing, thriving and vibrant domiciliary care company that provides care to people in their own homes to a variety of clients across Buckinghamshire, mainly in Aylesbury.

We are looking for a passionate, caring and motivated Senior Care Worker, someone who would like to develop their skills and knowledge within our expanding company.

If you are a hardworking, problem solving and highly motivated individual looking for a rewarding position within social care, this is the job for you.

We are strongly values based and are looking for someone who embodies our values of Passion, Integrity, Learning, Fun and Human to lead our team of enthusiastic carers.

Working Hours

  • Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends.

What we are looking for.

  • Previous experience within the domiciliary care sector or at other care settings is essential.
  • Someone with hands-on care experience and with the desire to grow/progress into this senior role.
  • Well organised, excellent prioritising ability with high attention to detail.
  • Ability of influence others with excellent communication skills.
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Must be efficient with various systems, Microsoft Office and care applications (rota and electronic patient records systems).

What we have on offer:

  • Free training.
  • Uniform / PPE provided.
  • Cost of initial DBS paid by the company.
  • Opportunity for personal development and advancement within the company.
  • £100.00 reward for staff referrals*
  • Dedicated support from your line manager
  • Regular supervision and appraisals 

Key Responsibilities

  • To provide staff with support, guidance, and leadership to facilitate the needs of the clients.
  • Ensure accident/incident reports are written clearly and concisely and that any remedial action or learning is incorporated into care delivery.
  • Arrange cover for home care workers sickness, absenteeism or holidays.
  • Overall day-to-day care management including care planning and reviews, risk assessments, managing referrals, making sure records are up to date.
  • Review and process new referrals for care and support
  • Prioritise when there are unexpected emergencies
  • Provide support with general office duties such as administrative duties, staff induction and training.
  • Monitoring compliance with CQC regulations and completing audits.
  • Maintain and foster relationships with the family members of the clients, social workers, local authority staff and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Be knowledgeable about Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Policies and Procedures and report any untoward events in accordance with Local Authority requirements.
  • Report any equipment failures or damage to the Registered Manager.
  • Be responsible for the care and protection of residents’ property.
  • To maintain standards of infection control within the service users’ home and to assist service users to maintain their own infection control needs.
  • Other responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Personal care, Mobility support, Companionship, Convalescence care, Medication’s administration and management, Meal planning and cooking, Domestic and household support, write service users care plans, treating wounds in minimal level and monitoring pulse, blood pressure and temperature and fluid management.

Education/qualifications

  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent or experience in healthcare setting.

To be considered for this role, please provide your CV below.