Field Care Supervisor - Exeter

Prestige Nursing Ltd
£9.00 - £10.50 per hour
16 Jul 2017
23 Jul 2017
Prestige Nursing Care is one of the largest care agencies in the UK. We have over 40 branches nationwide that are a mixture between company owned and franchise branches. An exciting opportunity has now arisen to join the Exeter branch. Working under the direction of the Homecare Co-ordinator and Branch Manager, implement systems to ensure that a domiciliary care service is delivered meeting and exceeding legislative standards, and in accordance with company equal opportunities and health & safety policy. This involves the following major responsibilities To undertake domiciliary care risk and manual handling assessments on new clients/service users To maintain an effective system in consultation with the Homecare Co-ordinator and Branch Manager for quality assurance management. To assist the Homecare Co-ordinator and Branch Manager with the delivery of a care worker development and training programme To assist the Homecare Co-ordinator and Branch Manager within a recruitment programme To participate in an on-call roster To meet weekly compliance targets agreed with the Homecare Co-ordinator and Branch Manager The Field Care Supervisor should have the following key characteristics Experience of supervising/ managing others Articulate with the ability to put across ideas succinctly and clearly (good communication skills) Excellent assessment skills Ability to work on own initiative - self starter, able to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively. Good team player Attention to detail Willingness to embrace change Education Essential - NVQ2 Care or above Moving and Handling Certificate Good basic education. Desirable - Risk Assessment qualification D32 D33 NVQ Assessor The Field Care Supervisor will have some previous experience or knowledge of the healthcare market. The successful candidate will be flexible and hold a full UK Driving Licence. This position is on an 'as and when' required basis. This job was originally posted as