Community Team Leader, Domiciliary Care

Posted Today by Comfort Call

Community Team Leader needed for a new site of a care provider in Newark.

Our Branch based in Newark Serves clients throughout the local communities. Owing to a rapid increase in business we need to recruit a futher Community Team Leader to work with our customers and carers in the Newark region. You will cover clients in Mansfield and report to the office in Newark.

The role of the Community Team Leader is to support the delivery of the highest quality care support services by carrying out a range of functions in the field, including the assessment and review of individual services and the practical supervision, instruction and support of care workers.

Community Team Leaders are expected to spend the majority of their working time in the community carrying out their primary functions, but their role will typically also entail a certain amount of office-based administrative work.

As a Community Team Leader your role will include the following duties:

  • Carry out initial risk and needs assessments in respect of individual service users, either in the service user’s home or, where required, in other settings such as hospitals or residential/nursing homes;

  • Work in partnership with service users, their family, carers, advocates, healthcare professionals and others to ensure the seamless delivery of holistic packages of individual care support;

  • Work with care coordinators to support the planning of realistic, effective care worker rotas, with due regard for the particular needs of the individual and the particular skills and attributes of the worker;

  • Carry out regular reviews of individual services, including repeated and renewed needs and risk assessments;

  • Participate as required in multi-disciplinary review of service users’ needs.

  • Shadow new care workers in the field to ensure their competence;

  • Carry out the on-site observation and evaluation of care worker practice as part of routine supervision, in response to particular performance concerns, or as otherwise directed;

  • Provide ad hoc support and instruction to care workers in the field, including in an emergency.

  • Promote a safe working environment and safe systems of work in respect of care workers in the field and those that might be affected by their activities;

  • Understand and follow hazard and accident reporting procedures

  • Be alert to any changes in service users’ condition and circumstances and act appropriately when these change

This is a full time permanent position, with a fantastic company who promote within and encourage their staff to reach their full potential. Continuous training and support will be provided.

Please send a copy of your CV to register your interest in this post.

Reference: 34617051

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