Current Vacancies

At Deben Willow Care Ltd. we know that staff are our main asset, which is why we value and support them how ever we can.

We are currently recruiting for the below vacancies:

Community Care Assistants 
As a domiciliary care provider, we have vacancies to cover the following location:
Hollesley & Alderton - Full & Part time - AM & PM shifts alternate weeks
Ipswich villages - Full and Part time
Melton  - Full & Part time - AM & PM shifts alternate weeks
Martlesham - Full & Part time 
Kesgrave - Full & Part time
Aldeburgh - Part time 
Rendlesham - Full & Part time
Yoxford, Snape, Orford - Full & Part time
Felixstowe - Full & Part time
                                                                                  
£9.50 per hour weekdays - £11.50 weekends
If you hold a Level 3 Certificate in Health & Social Care the pay rate is £10.00 per hour or £12.00 weekends

PURPOSE

To visit Service Users in their own homes and provide support with daily living skills. The support provided will respect the dignity of the individual and promotes independence whilst enabling them to remain at home. 

MAIN DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Personal care

  1. Showering and bathing

  2. Dressing and grooming

  3. Toileting and continence care

 

Medication assistance

  1. To prompt or supervise medication (following appropriate training and in accordance with Deben Willow Care's medication policy)

  2. Eating and drinking

  3. Assisting with meal preparation in accordance with their care plans

  4. Assist Service Users with their nutritional needs such as preparing meals/snacks/drinks and feeding the Service User if required  in accordance with the care plan

Mobility

  1.  Assist Service Users with mobility problems in accordance with their risk assessment and care plan

  2.  Domestic care

  3.  Domestic duties such as vacuuming, dusting, washing/wiping up, bed making and maintaining hygiene in kitchens and bathrooms, ensuring that commodes are kept hygienically clean

 

Additional duties

  1. Observe and inform the office team of any changes to the Service Users needs, or state of health, whether physical, emotional, psychological, social or environmental

  2. Report to the Supervisory team, any form of bad practice, abuse or concerns if genuinely suspected or witnessed

  3. Keep written records, record accurately and factually in the care plan each time a visit is made

  4. Know and respect the boundaries and rights of Service Users and their families.

Field Care Supervisors

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an efficient, organised and experienced full time Field Care Supervisor to join our team based from our offices in Melton, near Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Starting up to £23,000 per annum.

This position requires the successful applicant to be available for AM / PM shifts and On-Call/Sickness cover at weekends on a rota system..

Job role:

The role of the field care supervisor is to support the delivery of the highest quality care support services by carrying out a range of functions in the field, including the assessment and review of individual services and the practical supervision, instruction and support of our community care workers.

Field care supervisors are expected to spend the majority of their working time in the community carrying out their primary functions, but their role will typically also entail a certain amount of office-based administrative work.

This role will require covering the on-call & sickness cover alternate weekends on emergency basis. Care calls can be on any areas within the needs of the business.

Typical 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 care coordinators to support the planning of realistic, effective care worker rotas, with due regard for the particular needs of the individual and the particular skills and attributes of the worker;
Carry out regular reviews of individual services, including repeated and renewed needs and risk assessments;
Participate as required in multi-disciplinary review of service users’ needs.
Carry out the on-site observation and evaluation of care worker practice as part of routine supervision, in response to particular performance concerns, or as otherwise directed;
Provide ad hoc support and instruction to care workers in the field, including in an emergency.
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 and accident reporting procedures
Be alert to any changes in service users’ condition and circumstances and act appropriately when these change

Person Specification:

NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care 
Great leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate others.
A genuine concern for the welfare of others.
Flexible; willing and able to work outside normal hours when required.
Experience of delivering and managing care support services.
Experience of managing people and delivering training and instruction is desirable.
This is a full time permanent position, Continuous training and support will be provided.
Driver with own transport essential.

If this position is of interest to you, please apply now.
An Enhanced DBS plus two references are required for the successful applicant.

If you are interested in a career at Deben Willow Care Ltd. please forward your CV to HR@debenwillowcare.co.uk or if you would prefer an application form to be sent in the post, call us today 01728 453677 or complete the below enquiry form

Download an application form today and send to hr@debenwillowcare.co.uk 

Call us today on 01728 453677

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