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Key Worker/Senior Carer

    Salary: £10.40-£10.80 per hour + 25p per mile

    Published: 22nd December 2020

    Location: Amesbury, United Kingdom

    Category: Home Care  

    Job Type: Full-time  

    Salary
    £10.40-£10.80 per hour + 25p per mile

    Description

    Position:    Key Worker/Senior Carer

    Salary:        £10.40 ph/weekdays and £10.80 ph/weekends 

    Location:    Salisbury/Amesbury

    Hours:        Flexible hours (on call duties & alternate weekends)

    Do you have a passion for working within the care sector and believe that all clients should have choice in the care they receive?  Do you have experience in supervising and mentoring staff in developing them into the best carer they can be?  If so, we would love to hear from you!

    The Role:
    The Key Worker role is a field position requiring you to spend most of your time in the community working in client’s homes, discussing and assessing their care needs and ensuring staff deliver the best care to our clients. 

    Key Tasks

    • To carry out visits to client’s homes to carry out initial care planning and risk assessments 
    • Ensure all updated RA & Care plans are in the client ‘s folder in home and on the office carelog system
    • Carry out staff supervision and record online and in staff’s personnel records
    • To be involved with induction shadowing of new carers in the community and assessing their competency
    • Meet with the community team supervisor weekly for guidance and give feedback on client risk assessments and staff supervisions
    • Spot checks on carer’s competency and on quality of care provision 
    • Report to CTS/RM immediately of any incidents/ accidents/ near misses/ missed medication or missed calls and ensure correct documentation is completed
    • Any administrative duties
    • Attend and contribute to meetings, supervisions and appraisals
    • Promote the image of Abicare Services Ltd and adhere to all requirements set by Abicare Services Ltd standards
    • Carer duties – all aspects of daily living, personal care and companionship 

    The Person

    • Previous experience working within the Domiciliary care sector 
    • Qualified to minimum Health & Social Care Diploma Level 2, preferably L3
    • Experience in Person-centred Care Planning & Risk Assessments
    • Excellent administrative, organisational and IT skills
    • Experience in supervising small teams
    • Problem-solving and the ability to stay calm under pressure
    • Be confident to liaise with social workers, potential clients and families
    • Full driving licence and car
    • Enhanced DBS check

    WE OFFER:

    • Contact time £10.40 per hour on weekdays, £10.80 per hour at the weekend 
    • Increased rates of pay for length of service
    • Special bank holiday rates
    • Planned travel time paid at NLW
    • Mileage paid at 25p per mile
    • £200 Refer a Friend Bonus
    • Guaranteed hours & flexible hours to suit your schedule
    • Paid holidays
    • FREE staff uniform
    • FREE induction training (You are PAID to be trained!)
    • FREE training for Diploma courses/excellent career development
    • NEW APP available for your phone with instant access to your rota
    • PAID to attend meetings & supervisions
    • Discount shopping card
    • Support to claim tax relief on mileage and related expenses from HMRC

    If we sound like your kind of team, and you want to follow your passion-apply today, we would love you to join us!

    Abicare Services is part of the Health & Social care sector where we provide daily and live-in care to our clients. We are part of a fast-growing industry which also relies heavily on technology to manage the delivery of great service to its clients. Abicare is committed to integrating innovative care technology, which can assist and complement the daily care that is delivered to our clients by our carers. We are always looking at new ways to deliver care in the community. Abicare is registered with CQC (Care Quality Commission) and CIW (Care Inspectorate Wales) and works closely with local health authorities and NHS commissioners.

     

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