Salary: £30,810 (35 hours) Mon - Fri (9-5) and On-call service every 4 weeks
Benefits : 21 days annual leave + 7 public holidays+ optional homecare hours
To provide assistance to the Business Manager and assume the responsibility as required for:
Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Agency.
Ensuring that the Agency is compliant with National Care Standards and the SSSC Code of Practice and that all policies are up-to-date.
Attending meetings with the Care Inspectorate and Social Services and preparing/completing appropriate documentation as required.
Investigating and reporting of complaints from the Care Inspectorate, Social Services, service users, relatives, carers, etc and taking appropriate action as required.
Maintaining and increasing sales levels in all areas.
Assume the responsibility for the following:
Lead by example and manage the team of home care coordinators.
Lead and mange the team of home care workers
Ensuring that all new services are correctly set-up and started as scheduled.
Ensuring the database is properly maintained.
Reviewing weekly On-call reports and taking appropriate action and reporting as necessary.
Arrange and attend regular meetings with service users/social services and workers.
Provide assistance to Risk Assessment and Training Officers
Ensuring risk assessments, care plans and service user notes are up-to-date.
Providing complex risk assessment visits as necessary.
Carry out spot checks, supervision visits, service reviews as necessary.
Ensuring job appraisals and training is up-to-date.
Deliver training as necessary
The above tasks should not be regarded as exhaustive of all duties. A fuller job description can be provided.
What we ask of you:
Essential Skills and Experience
SVQ4 Health and Social Care
Planning and organisation skills
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to work on their own and as a team player
Maintain hands-on skills and help fill-in for service breakdowns
In addition to the essential skills and experience, we require that:
You have a passion for care.
Compassion, Integrity, Empathy and Respect?
You have previous experience of Personal Care (excludes family care)
You can provide 2 work references from the care sector
You are reliable and are responsible You are organised and punctual You have your own transport You have authority to work in the UK You are registered or willing to register with PVG scheme
You are registered or willing to register with SSSC
JB AGENCY established in 1979 is the longest serving provider of HOME CARE in the Lothians. Our service has evolved over this time into one of the most HIGHLY REGARDED services and offers a wealth of expertise through our very experienced, trained and motivated workforce.
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