Field Supervisor


San Damiano Corporation (trading as SD Care Agency) are looking for an efficient, organised and experienced Healthcare Field Supervisor to join the Domiciliary Care Team. This a fast-paced role working alongside the Registered Manager, Field Supervisor and Domiciliary Care Administrator.

This is a demanding role where a very flexible approach and outstanding can-do attitude are essential skills. Based in our Guildford office, you will report to the Registered Manager to provide support to our service users.

The role of the Healthcare Field Supervisor is to support the delivery of the highest quality domiciliary care services by carrying out a range of functions in the community, which includes the review and assessment of client needs and the practical supervision, instruction and support of care workers.

Healthcare Field Supervisors are expected to spend the bulk of their working time in the field carrying out their primary functions, but their role will typically also entail a certain amount of office-based administrative work.

As a Healthcare Field Supervisor, 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 other members of the care team to support the planning of realistic, effective care worker rotas, with due regard for the needs of the individual and the skills and attributes of the worker.
Work with other members of the care team to prepare client-centred care plans using well-established toolkits and bespoke care planning & management software.
Carry out regular reviews of individual services, including repeated and renewed needs and risk assessments and update care plans accordingly.
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 as well as ad-hoc supervision, in response to performance concerns, or as otherwise directed.
Provide routine and ad hoc support and instruction to care workers in the field, including in an emergency and when new client packages are accepted.
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, accident and safeguarding 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 opportunities for advancement within the organisation. We encourage staff to reach their full potential with support for continuous training.

Minimum Requirements

At least QCF (NVQ) Level 3 in Adult Social Care or equivalent.
Minimum of 3 years’ relevant working experience.
Valid Driving License (a company car with all expenses covered will be provided).
Enhanced DBS clearance.
Experience and training in quality control and assurance and CQC standards will be an advantage although training will be provided.

Must have a passion for providing kind and compassionate care to vulnerable adults.
Understands the dynamics and importance of working in a team.
Have a strong desire for achieving high standards of quality.
Willing to learn and embrace new ways of doing things especially leveraging on technology for greater productivity and effectiveness.
Honesty, humility and integrity are particular traits we value very highly.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £10.00-£12.00 per hour

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £10.00-£12.00 per hour

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