Supervisor/Assistant Care Manager

If so, you may be just the person we want.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated person who is keen to make a difference and help to provide the highest standards of care and support to people in their own homes.  We provide care and support to people: over 65 years of age; with physical disabilities; aged 18 to 65 years; with a sensory loss or impairment; with learning disabilities or an autistic spectrum disorder; with mental health problems; with dementia; who misuse drugs or alcohol and children of all ages.  Our ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a minimum of Level 3 Health and Social Care or be working toward  
  • Have own transport
  • Be passionate about providing first rate care to people in their own homes
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Be IT literate
  • Have experience of carrying out assessments and drawing up person centred care plans
  • Be experienced in supervising staff
  • Have a flexible and ‘can do’ attitude
  • Be willing to learn and undertake training
  • Able to work alone and use initiative
  • Be a team player

This is a full time post of 37.5 hours per week which involves some evening and weekend work as well as on call responsibilities on a rota basis. Salary is negotiable depending on qualifications and experience but within the range £18,525 to £21,450.

Duties will include:

  • Carrying out customer assessments using electronic care management system
  • Writing and updating care plans
  • Liaising with customers and/or their representatives
  • Liaising with other professionals and agencies
  • Monitoring care and carrying out reviews
  • Supervising and observing care staff
  • Dealing with complaints
  • Working with the Registered Care Manager to maintain our reputation for first class care

To apply for this post, please send a current CV and your contact details to canterbury@bluebirdcare.co.uk by 5.00pm on 21st January 2020