Senior Support Worker - Extra Care Housing

We have an exciting permanent opportunity for an experienced Senior Support Worker to work in one of our Extra Care Schemes. The role involvessupporting the Kingswood ECH Schemeto deliver a high quality, person-centred, safe service for all our service users. This will be done overseeing our fabulous Support Workers, ensuring they meet the required standards of document completion, practical care, communication and safeguarding to support staff to grow with the Business.

Duties include:

  • Working 35 hours, which includes alternative weekends and the on-call as per the rota.
  • Acting as a 'buddy' to all new starters and support them in their training during probation.
  • Responsible for completing and booking observations,
  • Support visits and medication evaluations
  • Updating support plans and risk assessments
  • Managing weekly and daily staff rotas
  • Managing new resident move ins
  • Dealing with all professionals
  • Managing Quikplan daily
  • Meeting ECH senior KPIs
  • Carrying out medication checks each week
  • Taking the allocated schemes on call
  • Supporting other ECH schemes as and when required by RM
  • Communicating with housing,
  • Carrying out staff reviews,
  • Carrying out hospital assessments,
  • Implementing new care packages,
  • Managing and maintaining templates,
  • Completing and sending reports daily and weekly
  • Stock checking each week
  • Dealing with general day to day issues with the scheme
  • attending meetings as and when required.
  • Prepare MMRs
  • Complete audits every month of MMRs and Comms
  • Support with Site inspections and CQC inspections

What you will receive in return

  • Competitive salary £10.12
  • Plus, anybody starting this month will receive a "Golden Hello" of £100
  • Quarterly bonus payment up to £150 for care staff who meet the eligibility criteria
  • Company uniform and mobile phone
  • Free DBS check
  • Opportunities for a flexible working pattern
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • High street discounts
  • Access to Occupational Health support
  • Comprehensive induction and training
  • Opportunities for ongoing development and career progression
  • Annual recognition event
  • Personal pension scheme
  • Extensive PPE available for all staff

You must

  • hold or be willing to work towards a minimum of RQF/NVQ Level 3 qualification.
  • Computer literate with experience of using Word and Excel.
  • Experience of using Outlook is also recommended.

If you are passionate about Care, then we look forward to hearing from you.

You should be a hard-working individual with a positive attitude as well as possessing the drive and determination to support staff.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Helen Bilton, Head of HR.

Job Type: Full-time, you will be available for flexible hours:

This role will include working alternate weekend working and the on-call as per the rota.

Cheshire, England, UK