Position Type: Full time
Salary: £11.00 – £12.00 Hour
Head of Care – (Elderly Care)
Full time – 36 – 42 hours a week
This role is responsible for the day to day running of the Care team and to support the Management team.
The job description is a broad description of the duties for Head of Care may be expected to perform. This is not an exhaustive list and the Head of Care may be asked to undertake additional tasks
Our values are that we are:
- Trustworthy, accountable and transparent
- Passionate, with a commitment and dedication to providing quality services
- Outward focused, innovative and open to working in partnership with others
- Inclusive, valuing difference and diversity and treating everyone with dignity and respect
Duties will include:
Monitoring the resident’s nutritional and hydration needs
Monitoring and supervising care staff who are delivering residents personal care needs.
Championing Person Centred Care.
Championing dignity and respect of the residents at all times.
Monitoring and assess the moving and handling need of the residents.
Liaise with families / answer queries regarding care needs.
Monitoring paperwork is in place and updating it as required.
Reviewing and updating care plans as necessary.
Liaise with Manager in regards of personal care needs of the residents.
Monitoring documentation relating to the residents which has been written by the care team.
Administrating medication as prescribed, passing 3 monthly medication assessments.
Assist visiting members of the local multidisciplinary team such as doctors and district nurses.
Leading a team of care staff and ensuring that they deliver a high standard of care whilst maintaining the dignity of residents at all times.
Correctly document incidents, accidents and safeguarding issues within the home.
Inform the management team / person on call of any incidents / accidents depending on their severity.
Act in a professional manner at all times in appearance and behaviour.
Must Have Experience of working In an Elderly Care setting
Staff development for NVQ/QCF 3 or 5 in Health and Social Care