Registered Nurse

27000.00 - 27000.00 GBP Annual + GBP27000/annum
08 Feb 2017
23 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Registered Nurse
Junior Care Service Manager - For a Complex Care Package, Devizes Wiltshire
Up to GBP27,000 ( pro rata 36 hours) dependant on experience and qualifications

Active Assistance are a forward thinking and fast growing company supporting clients with complex needs. We are proud to be able to career pathways for staff with the right qualifications to quickly progress from the Junior CSM role to Care Service Manager. If you would like a community based career with the right support, where you can increase you clinical skills, this is the job for you.

The Junior Care Service Manager will assist the Care Service Manager to set up and supervise their allocated care package and support the live-out Care Co-ordinator with scheduling as required. The role is home/ field based with allocated care package/ client, candidates must have access to a reliable car for business use.

-Assisting the Care Service Manager with client monitoring and well-being
-Assisting the Care Coordinator with scheduling when required
-Provide planned and ad-hoc supervision for teams of support workers/ carers
-Work as a carer/PA as part of the service failure plan/ standby for allocated care package
-Undertake shifts as part of the rota (24 hours a week) and to cover sickness as part of the team when required
-Assisting with training new carers/ PAs by working alongside them until they are ready to be signed as competent
-Maintaining appropriate and timely care and training records
-Interviewing & assisting with the overall recruitment of potential PAs/ carers
-Take part in standby rota for allocated care package
-Update specialist knowledge & skills in line with current best practice
-Assist with competency based PA training and development in the client's home
-Tasks and projects as determined by Care Service Manager and within the scope of the role
-Be available to work alongside PAs with clients at short notice when required in order to facilitate the set-up and smooth running of a care package
-Assist CSM with updating and maintaining of Personal Care Plans
-Attend MDT meetings and clinical meetings with allocated client when required
-Manage the team of PAs/ Carers as required by CSM
-Attend regional CSM Meetings as required
-Run / Facilitate Team meetings for allocated care package as requested by CSM
-Willing to travel outside of area and support other JCSMs if needed.

-Newly qualified nurse or would consider NVQ level 4 or overseas qualified nurse or physiotherapist with relevant experience
-Experienced support worker supervisor, or extensive experience as a support worker working on complex care packages
-At least NVQ Level 4 qualified
-Full driving licence and own a car suitable for business use
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Excellent organisation and time management skills
-Previous supervision or coaching experience would be advantageous
-Computer literate (intermediate standard with MS Office suite)
-Independent, self-motivated and able to work with minimal direct supervision

Flexible working hours to ensure care package is managed correctly. The hours are predominantly Monday to Friday, 36 hours per week. However, there is an expectation to work some unsociable hours to support new staff when required and cover sickness and holiday.

Only Successful Applicants will be contacted