Senior Support Worker - Extra Care

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
29/10/2018
Advert End Date:
16/12/2018 23:59
Salary:
£19,992 per annum
Allowances:
Mileage
Hours per week:
37 Hours per week
Job Category:
Senior Support Worker
Vacancy ID:
102256
Employment Location:
Woodley or Wokingham
Post Number:
102256

Job details 

Closing date:
16 Dec


Further information

Optalis is looking for Senior Support Workers to join our Extra Care Services for Older Adults. Responsibilities will include supporting the Deputy Service Manager in the daily running and management of the service, ensuring CQC and Health and Safety compliance. The role of Senior Support Worker focuses on enhancing the lives of our customers through the promotion of independence whilst providing a safe and homely environment and supporting a team of care staff in line with Optalis policy to continually strive to reach ‘outstanding’ quality care.
Responsibilities will include ensuring person centered care plans are regularly updated, supporting customers with care and any evolving changes, managing audits, completing staff competency checks, attending both customer and Optalis meetings, ensuring effective rota management, monitoring and dealing with absenteeism and providing an on-call service.
As a Senior Support Worker, you will need to be a team player, an effective communicator, a role model and a mentor to the team around you.

We have vacancies in the following Services:
• Alexandra Place – Woodley
• Beeches Manor - Wokingham
• Fosters – Woodley

As an Optalis carer, you will receive:
• Excellent rates of pay
• Paid holiday and sickness
• Minimum guaranteed hours
• Flexible shift patterns of morning and evening shifts to cover a 24 X 7 rota
• Extensive paid induction and training programme with career progression opportunities
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