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Kettering 
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Waking Night Support Worker - Heatherington House, Kettering - salary can be discussed via phone/email Gretton Homes is a well-established national service provider for adults with Prader-Willi Syndrome/learning disabilities. We are a progressive organisation with fantastic growth plans for the future. The Role - Night Companion - Reporting to the Service Manager - The position entails providing support to the service users within the service between the hours stated. The prime objective of the post is to promote a safe and supportive atmosphere in the house overnight and to be present in the event of any emergency. The post holder will endeavour to meet any need and support that an individual resident may require. Please note the service will also have Waking Night cover. Heatherington House is a residential service supporting adults with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and is part of the Gretton Homes Group which has been supporting adults with PWS since 1982. The service is situated in a residential area of Kettering and is close to local amenities and a wide range of leisure facilities. The Service Manager has been supporting adults with PWS in a variety of roles at Gretton Homes since 2001. Responsibilities:- Provide service users with an opportunity to discuss the day's events or any issues of concern, if appropriate. Report such concerns to Service Manager. Attend to the security procedure for the service, prior to retiring. Provide support during the night, when required. Supervise the service users when rising and provide them with a hot or cold drink, adhering to the guidelines for the house. Bring to the attention of the Service Manager and support staff any significant events occurring during your shift. Follow the on-call procedure in the case of an emergency. Carry out any training as requested by the organisation. Liaise with the support staff in becoming aware of any significant events occurring during the day with regard to individual service users. Seek assistance from the Emergency services in respect of fire, accident or serious illness. Minimise the risk from unwelcome visitors. Maintain confidentiality of the service users and the organisation. Be flexible and have the ability to work as part of a team. The person:- Capacity to communicate both verbally and in writing Positive attitude, passion and willingness to develop skills within role Previous experience of working with individuals with learning disabilities/Prader-Willi syndrome NVQ 2 in Social Care would be advantageous Knowledge of H&S procedures Flexibility to work shift patterns Willingness to undertake training as required To be person-centred Good interpersonal skills Oral/written communication skills Demonstrate commitment to the values of the company To be assertive and confident

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Job Type
Permanent 
Contract Length
Permanent 
Start Date
ASAP 
Job Reference
Gretton/WNSW/JG 
Job ID
201608669 
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Caring Homes Group
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Location
Corby 
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Caring Homes Group
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Support Worker - Full Time & Part Time - Gretton House - Gretton services based in the Corby & Kettering area - salary can be discussed via phone/email Consensus Support Services is one of the UK's leading providers of specialist support services for adults with learning disabilities. At Consensus, we believe everybody can do amazing things. Our job is to help people achieve their full potential and start them on the journey towards greater independence. Gretton House is a residential service supporting adults with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and is part of the Gretton Homes Group which has been supporting adults with PWS since 1982. The service is situated in the village of Gretton approximately 5 miles from Corby, within easy reach of all local amenities and leisure facilities. The Service Manager has been supporting adults with PWS in a variety of roles at Gretton Homes since 1990. The Role - Support Worker - Reporting to the Service Manager - To work individually and as part of a team, supporting the service manager to ensure the smooth running of the service and to ensure that service users are provided with a safe, caring and stable environment. The post holder will support service users in reaching their full potential by empowering them to fulfil their personal, social, educational & emotional needs, by providing a high standard of personalised care and support, while respecting the dignity, independence and individuality of each person. If you are positive about people and are keen to be part of an exceptional team we can offer you the opportunity to develop your own reputation for excellence. Responsibilities To promote person centred approaches to support by working effectively as part of a key-working team to meet the needs of the people we support. To take a pro-active and innovative approach to supporting service users, maximising their potential by enabling them to engage in meaningful activities and opportunities To ensure the physical, emotional and cultural well-being of all individuals is identified and promoted. To actively liaise with the families and friends of the people we support, in a way that promotes and encourages open communication and feedback. To be responsible for recording, planning and evaluating support plans and risk assessments To work as part of a team to promote and encourage individual rights and independence whilst creating opportunities to develop daily living skills. To enable the people we support to access the community which may include holidays, outings and appointments. To represent the values of Consensus in dealings with external agencies and individuals To promote and adhere to good practice in Health & Safety within the service with regard to service users, visitors, colleagues and others To work within a flexible rota system adapted to meet the needs of individuals living in the service To help service users' to attain and maintain good standards of hygiene and personal care, providing assistance as appropriate Person Spec Positive attitude, passion and willingness to develop skills within Support Worker role Previous experience working with adults with learning disabilities / challenging behaviour/PWS NVQ 2 in Social Care Flexibility to work shift patters To be person-centred Excellent interpersonal skills Excellent oral/written communication skills Demonstrate commitment to the values of the company To be assertive and confident Consensus - Supporting Opportunity, Choice and Success for our customers and our staff

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Job Type
Permanent 
Contract Length
Permanent 
Start Date
ASAP 
Job Reference
Gretton/SW/JG 
Job ID
201608586 
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Caring Homes Group
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Location
Carmarthen 
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Caring Homes Group
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Senior Team Leader (Full Time) - Carmarthen - salary can be discussed via phone/email. At Consensus, we believe everybody can do amazing things. Our job is to help people achieve their full potential and start them on the journey towards greater independence. Our Supported Living service in Carmarthen offers tenancies and support to people with learning disabilities and complex needs. We also offer a domiciliary service that provides care & support to people that are living in & around Carmarthen. The client group you will be working with will include adults with learning disabilities, mental health, & complex needs. Responsibilities:- Promote person centred approaches to support by working effectively as part of a key-working team to meet the needs of the people we support. Take a pro-active and innovative approach to supporting service users, maximising their potential by enabling them to engage in meaningful activities and opportunities Ensure the physical, emotional and cultural well-being of all individuals is identified and promoted. Actively liaise with the families and friends of the people we support, in a way that promotes and encourages open communication and feedback. Be responsible for recording, planning and evaluating support plans and risk assessments Work as part of a team to promote and encourage individual rights and independence whilst creating opportunities to develop daily living skills. Enable the people we support to access the community which may include holidays, outings and appointments. Represent the values of Consensus in dealings with external agencies and individuals Promote and adhere to good practice in Health & Safety within the service with regard to service users, visitors, colleagues and others Act as the lead and work within a flexible rota system adapted to meet the needs of individuals living in the service Help service users' to attain and maintain good standards of hygiene and personal care, providing assistance as appropriate Work as part of a staff team in a constructive and supportive manner and attend regular staff meetings Ensure effective and proactive communication between members of the team and colleagues Be aware of the financial budget of the service and support the service manager to achieve targets Monitor and maintain efficient staffing levels as demanded by Purchasers and Regulators in line with safe practice and contractual agreements Ensure effective and proactive communication between members of the team and colleagues Support the service manager to actively promote a learning culture within the staff team Support from the service manager, identify and attend appropriate coaching, training and development opportunities, including mandatory training, with regard to your own professional development Be on call, as required, ensuring staff have access to support or advice/guidance at all times Completing rotas & payroll The Person:- Positive attitude, passion and willingness to develop skills within Senior Team Leader role Solid experience within a Learning Disability/Challenging Behaviour service or Domiciliary care, preferably gained whilst in a supervisory/managerial role Strong Leader, Manager and Coach Well organised self-starter, who can multi-task in a demanding environment NVQ 3 in Social Care Compliance with CSSIW and other regulatory bodies Flexibility to work shift patters To be person-centred Excellent interpersonal skills Driving Licence/Own Car & business insurance essential Excellent communication skills Can work in a high pressured environment Demonstrate commitment to the values of the company To be assertive and confident Good knowledge and understanding of all current H&S regulations Consensus - Supporting Opportunity, Choice and Success for our customers and our staff

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Job Type
Permanent 
Contract Length
Permanent 
Start Date
ASAP 
Job Reference
LimeDom/STL/JG 
Job ID
201608487 
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Caring Homes Group
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Location
Carmarthen 
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Caring Homes Group
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Support Worker (Full Time) - Carmarthen - salary can be discussed via phone/email. At Consensus, we believe everybody can do amazing things. Our job is to help people achieve their full potential and start them on the journey towards greater independence. Our Supported Living service in Carmarthen offers tenancies and support to people with learning disabilities and complex needs. We also offer a domiciliary service that provides care & support to people that are living in & around Carmarthen. The client group you will be working with will include adults with learning disabilities, mental health, & complex needs. Responsibilities:- Promote person centred approaches to support by working effectively as part of a key-working team to meet the needs of the people we support. Take a pro-active and innovative approach to supporting service users, maximising their potential by enabling them to engage in meaningful activities and opportunities. Ensure the physical, emotional and cultural well-being of all individuals is identified and promoted. Actively liaise with the families and friends of the people we support, in a way that promotes and encourages open communication and feedback. Be responsible for recording, planning and evaluating support plans and risk assessments. Work as part of a team to promote and encourage individual rights and independence whilst creating opportunities to develop daily living skills. Enable the people we support to access the community which may include holidays, outings and appointments. Represent the values of Consensus in dealings with external agencies and individuals. Promote and adhere to good practice in Health & Safety within the service with regard to service users, visitors, colleagues and others. Work within a flexible rota system adapted to meet the needs of individuals living in the service. Help service users' to attain and maintain good standards of hygiene and personal care, providing assistance as appropriate. Driving to each service users house The Person:- Positive attitude, passion and willingness to develop skills within Support Worker role Previous experience working with adults with learning disabilities / challenging behaviour NVQ 2 in Social Care would be advantageous Flexibility to work shift patterns Excellent communication skills Demonstrate commitment to the values of the company Driving licence & own car essential with business insurance Consensus - Supporting Opportunity, Choice and Success for our customers and our staff

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Job Type
Permanent 
Contract Length
Permanent 
Start Date
ASAP 
Job Reference
LimeDom/SW/JG 
Job ID
201608439 
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Caring Homes Group
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Location
Kettering 
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Caring Homes Group
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Domestic/Cook (20 hours) - Kettering - salary can be discussed via telephone Consensus Support Services is one of the UK's leading providers of specialist support services for adults with learning disabilities. At Consensus, we believe everybody can do amazing things. Our job is to help people achieve their full potential and start them on the journey towards greater independence The Role - Domestic/Cook - Reporting to the Service Manager - The position of Domestic/Cook is one of responsibility and requires the individual to be motivated and conscientious. The prime objectives of the post are to be responsible for attaining and maintaining a high level of cleanliness within the service and also to provide a wholesome and nutritional diet for the service users. This is a shared role and the duties are therefore shared. The homes in Kettering are residential services supporting adults with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and are part of the Gretton Homes Group which has been supporting adults with PWS since 1982. The services are situated in a residential area of Kettering and are close to local amenities and a wide range of leisure facilities. Responsibilities Daily vacuuming of carpets Cleaning of carpets, as necessary Daily cleaning of hard flooring, where necessary. Daily dusting and polishing of furniture and features Daily cleaning and disinfecting of toilet areas Daily cleaning of shower/bathrooms Maintaining a high level of general cleanliness and tidiness throughout the home. Complete annual spring cleaning tasks, as directed by the Service Manager. Be responsible for completing necessary paperwork for recording daily, weekly and monthly cleaning activities. Daily laundry duties. To carry out any training as requested by the organisation. To take responsibility for twice weekly food shopping lists and weekly cleaning material shopping lists. To attain and maintain cleanliness in the kitchen (to include inside kitchen storage space and around and beneath appliances and utensils). Maintain the cleanliness of crockery and cutlery. Be responsible for recording "service users' alternatives to menus" sheets. To be flexible and work as part of the team. To maintain confidentiality of service users and the organisation. To represent the values of Consensus in dealings with external agencies and individuals To promote and adhere to good practice in Health & Safety within the service with regard to service users, visitors, colleagues and others Person Spec: Previous experience in a similar role Ability to plan and prepare meals which are in keeping with special dietary requirements Ability to maintain a high level of hygiene within the service Basic Hygiene Certificate Flexibility to work extra hours if required Can demonstrate patience and understanding Excellent interpersonal skills To be person-centred Demonstrate commitment to the values of the company Consensus - Supporting Opportunity, Choice and Success for our customers and our staff

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Job Type
Permanent 
Start Date
ASAP 
Job Reference
GP/Dom/GH 
Job ID
201607980 
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Caring Homes Group
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Location
Brightlingsea 
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Caring Homes Group
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Senior Community Support Worker (Full-Time) - Brightlingsea, Essex - salary can be discussed via phone/email At Consensus, we believe everybody can do amazing things. Our job is to help people achieve their full potential and start them on the journey towards greater independence. We are currently recruiting a new team for a new Supported Living Services in Essex and will provide person centred tailored support packages to people with learning disabilities and autism living in newly refurbished self-contained accommodation. You will have an understanding of learning disabilities, autism and supported living and be able to demonstrate that you have the confidence, skills and experience to support people to discover their own place in the community and live the life they choose. At Consensus, we believe everybody can do amazing things. Our job is to help people achieve their full potential and start them on the journey towards greater independence. Responsibilities:- Promote person centred approaches to support by working effectively as part of a key-working team to meet the needs of the people we support. Take a pro-active and innovative approach to supporting service users, maximising their potential by enabling them to engage in meaningful activities and opportunities. Ensure the physical, emotional and cultural well-being of all individuals is identified and promoted. Actively liaise with the families and friends of the people we support, in a way that promotes and encourages open communication and feedback. Responsible for recording, planning and evaluating support plans and risk assessments. Work as part of a team to promote and encourage individual rights and independence whilst creating opportunities to develop daily living skills. Enable the people we support to access the community which may include holidays, outings and appointments. Represent the values of Consensus in dealings with external agencies and individuals. Promote and adhere to good practice in Health & Safety within the service with regard to service users, visitors, colleagues and others. Act as the lead and work within a flexible rota system adapted to meet the needs of individuals living in the service. Help service users' to attain and maintain good standards of hygiene and personal care, providing assistance as appropriate. Work as part of a staff team in a constructive and supportive manner and attend regular staff meetings. Ensure effective and proactive communication between members of the team and colleagues. Be aware of the financial budget of the service and support the service manager to achieve targets. Monitor and maintain efficient staffing levels as demanded by Purchasers and Regulators in line with safe practice and contractual agreements. Ensure effective and proactive communication between members of the team and colleagues. Support the service manager to actively promote a learning culture within the staff team. With support from the service manager, identify and attend appropriate coaching, training and development opportunities, including mandatory training, with regard to your own professional development. Be on call, as required, ensuring staff have access to support or advice/guidance at all times. Person Spec:- Positive attitude, passion and willingness to develop skills within Team Leader role Solid experience within a Learning Disability service preferably gained whilst in a supervisory/managerial role Strong Leader, Manager and Coach Well organised self-starter, who can multi-task in a demanding environment NVQ 2/3 in Social Care Flexibility to work shift patterns To be person-centred Excellent interpersonal skills Excellent communication skills Demonstrate commitment to the values of the company To be assertive and confident Good knowledge and understanding of all current H&S regulations Driving Licence is required Consensus - Supporting Opportunity, Choice and Success for our customers and our staff

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Job Type
Permanent 
Start Date
ASAP 
Job Reference
TL/GP/BS 
Job ID
201607733 
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Caring Homes Group
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Location
Buckhurst Hill 
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Caring Homes Group
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Job Title Specialist Support Worker (30hrs Part Time & Bank) Responsible to Community Service Manager The role of Community Support Worker will work within and to achieve the values of Consensus: Choice and Respect - we believe everybody can express choices about their lives and that we will do all that we can to make these real Ambition and Imagination - we will believe everyone can do amazing things and we will work creatively to support this Reliability and Professionalism - we will always aim to do our best and work to exceed expectations Honesty and Integrity - we will always be open and transparent in what we do and will always try to do our best Responsibility and Accountability - it is important to us that everyone understands the special and unique role they have to play in our organisation and that are clear about what is expected Inclusive and Supportive - we want everybody to feel part of the team and will look for opportunities for individuals to grow.Purpose To deliver a flexible and person centred service for individuals on the Autistic Spectrum living in their own homes. Key Responsibilities Supporting individuals in their own homes to carry out daily tasks and access the community in order that they maintain their health and wellbeing. Involvement in the development, regular evaluation and review of, mutually agreed guidelines, support plans, risk assessments and behavioural guidelines to establish structure and routine. To ensure that you and others working with individuals remain focused and professional at all times to ensure consistency in the delivery of the service and to work within agreed boundaries. Customer To ensure the health, safety and welfare of all tenants are monitored and maintained whilst ensuring they have opportunities to take planned risks To take a pro-active and innovative approach to supporting individuals, maximising their potential by enabling them to engage in meaningful activities and opportunities. To enable them to lead a valued and fulfilling life and to maximise their potential; physically, intellectually, emotionally, socially and culturally To help individuals to attain and maintain good standards of hygiene and personal care, providing assistance as appropriate To support the service manager to assess, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate individuals' placements and take appropriate action in response to changing need To contribute to the on-going assessment, planning and implementation of behavioural guidelines and skills learning programmes To be responsible for recording, planning and evaluating support plans and risk assessments To be aware of, and work towards, meeting and evidencing agreed packages of support To accept a wide range of home conditions, subject to Risk Assessment To work within a flexible rota system adapted to meet the needs of individuals Quality Processes Contribute to the provision of good practice and ensure an excellent service is provided to the people we support To promote person centred approaches to support Ensure tenants have opportunities to be actively involved in the community Organise and participate, with the individual you are supporting, in a range of leisure and social activities Support individuals to use public transport Represent the values of Consensus in dealings with external agencies and individuals Support the service manager to ensure the service complies with legal and regulatory requirements Promote and adhere to good practice in Health & Safety within individuals own homes Communicate appropriately with individuals, taking into account their communication needs To lone work and effectively communicate with work as part of a staff team in a constructive and supportive manner and attend regular staff meetings To accurately maintain all records as required by the service manager To have a working knowledge of, and adhere to, all Policies, Procedures and guidelines Ensure that individuals have access to and understand Consensus's Complaints procedure. Learning and growth With support from the service manager, identify and attend appropriate coaching, training and development opportunities, including mandatory training, with regard to your own professional developmentBusiness Support the service manager to maintain accurate financial and administrative records in relation to petty cash and service user's finances. To be aware of the financial budget of the service and support the service manager to achieve targetsThis job description is not an exhaustive list of duties, but a guideline to indicate the main areas of responsibility, and is subject to periodical review to meet operational needs, and following consultation with the job holder.

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Job Type
Permanent 
Start Date
ASAP 
Job Reference
GP/SW/Buck 
Job ID
201607668 
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Caring Homes Group
Job Title
Location
Harlow 
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Caring Homes Group
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Support Worker (Bank) - Harlow, Essex - salary can be discussed via phone/email At Consensus, we believe everybody can do amazing things. Our job is to help people achieve their full potential and start them on the journey towards greater independence. Responsibilities:- Promote person centred approaches to support by working effectively as part of a key-working team to meet the needs of the people we support. Take a pro-active and innovative approach to supporting service users, maximising their potential by enabling them to engage in meaningful activities and opportunities. Ensure the physical, emotional and cultural well-being of all individuals is identified and promoted. Actively liaise with the families and friends of the people we support, in a way that promotes and encourages open communication and feedback. Be responsible for recording, planning and evaluating support plans and risk assessments. Work as part of a team to promote and encourage individual rights and independence whilst creating opportunities to develop daily living skills. Enable the people we support to access the community which may include holidays, outings and appointments. Represent the values of Consensus in dealings with external agencies and individuals. Promote and adhere to good practice in Health & Safety within the service with regard to service users, visitors, colleagues and others. Work within a flexible rota system adapted to meet the needs of individuals living in the service. Help service users' to attain and maintain good standards of hygiene and personal care, providing assistance as appropriate. The Person:- Positive attitude, passion and willingness to develop skills within Support Worker role Previous experience working with adults with learning disabilities / challenging behaviour NVQ 2 in Social Care would be advantageous Flexibility to work shift patterns Excellent communication skills Demonstrate commitment to the values of the company Consensus - Supporting Opportunity, Choice and Success for our customers and our staff

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Job Type
Permanent 
Start Date
ASAP 
Job Reference
GP/SW/ML 
Job ID
201607581 
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Caring Homes Group
Job Title
Location
Liss 
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Caring Homes Group
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Deputy Manager - Liss, Hampshire Attractive salary and benefits (can discussed via phone/email) You will be empathetic and possess excellent organizational, time management, listening and communication skills. You will assess, plan, implement and evaluate residents' needs and demonstrate a solid understanding of Elderly Care including latest best practice in Dementia Care. The Role - you will be responsible for leading the team with in the Residential/Dementia unit. You will ensure the staff team enable the residents to lead a valued, fulfilling life and to maximize the potential capacity of all residents physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially. Develop new initiatives in care practices and overall delivery of a quality service. Responsibilities:- Assist the Home Manager in all aspects of managing the Residential/Dementia unit, ensuring high standards of care are provided for residents and that detailed Care Packages are in place. Effectively support the staff in the delivery of the services, proactively developing staff skills. Ensure the adherence to all requirements and regulations lay down under the Care Standards Act 2000 and all other necessary legislation. Work within a flexible rota system adopted to meet the needs of the individuals living in the home. Assist the Home Manager with management of staff - this will include motivating the team, training/development and performance management Ensure continued monitoring and assessment of the service delivered to residents Ensure high standards are maintained at all times within the unit The Person:- Minimum of NVQ 3 in Health and Social Care Strong Dementia experience Excellent care planning skills (assessment, creation and maintenance) Empathetic and a good listener Team player and Flexible Positive and assertive Effective organization and time management skills For more information contact the Staffing Team on 0808 168 1300 (url removed)/working-for-us/

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Job Type
Permanent 
Start Date
ASAP 
Job Reference
CC/DM/LISS 
Job ID
201607388 
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Caring Homes Group
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Location
Warlingham 
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Caring Homes Group
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Head of Care/ Clinical Lead You will be empathetic and possess excellent organizational, time management, listening and communication skills. You will assess, plan, implement and evaluate residents' needs and demonstrate a solid understanding of Elderly Care including latest best practice in Dementia Care. Cranmer Court is an attractive modern, purpose-built care home, providing residential and nursing care for up to 62 elderly people. Located on Farleigh Common, near Warlingham. Cranmer Court was Caring Homes' first purpose built care home in Surrey and benefits from all of our expertise in both design and operation. The Role - you will be responsible for leading the team with in the Residential/Dementia unit. You will ensure the staff team enable the residents to lead a valued, fulfilling life and to maximize the potential capacity of all residents physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially. Develop new initiatives in care practices and overall delivery of a quality service. Responsibilities:- Assist the Home Manager in all aspects of managing the Residential/Dementia unit, ensuring high standards of care are provided for residents and that detailed Care Packages are in place. Effectively support the staff in the delivery of the services, proactively developing staff skills. Ensure the adherence to all requirements and regulations lay down under the Care Standards Act 2000 and all other necessary legislation. Work within a flexible rota system adopted to meet the needs of the individuals living in the home. Assist the Home Manager with management of staff - this will include motivating the team, training/development and performance management Ensure continued monitoring and assessment of the service delivered to residents Ensure high standards are maintained at all times within the unit The Person:- Active NMC Pin Strong Dementia experience Excellent care planning skills (assessment, creation and maintenance) Empathetic and a good listener Team player and Flexible Positive and assertive Effective organization and time management skills

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Job Type
Permanent 
Job Reference
HOC/Cra/TM 
Job ID
201605389 
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Caring Homes Group
Job Title
Location
Corby 
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Caring Homes Group
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Waking Night Support Worker (18 hours) - Desborough, Northants - salary can be discussed via phone/email At Consensus, we believe everybody can do amazing things. Our job is to help people achieve their full potential and start them on the journey towards greater independence. This Consensus service offers accommodation for individuals with learning disabilities, down's syndrome and dementia. The service provides 12 bedrooms designed for personal comfort and freedom. Each bedroom is also fitted with nurse call systems. The service offers a large lounge, dining room and a separate lounge and kitchen area on the first floor where individuals can learn life skills and benefit from an independent living experience. There is also a beautiful garden where people using the service can enjoy gardening and learn about horticulture. Heather Holmes is located in the town of Desborough, providing a number of local amenities and is a short bus journey away from the town centre of Kettering. Individuals are actively encouraged to develop their community skills and self-confidence; some enjoy a range of volunteer work opportunities and others are also supported to seek full time employment in the local community. Responsibilities:- At commencement of shift, all relevant information will be handed over to Waking Night Support Worker by the senior person on shift. Secure the house by locking all external doors. Ensure that door keys are in place for immediate use, in the event of the need for evacuation of the house. All communication documents should be read, i.e. Contact sheets, Medical Sheets, Day Books etc., to ensure you are aware of all necessary information concerning individual service users. Make yourself aware of any service users who are on leave from the house, e.g. home visits, holiday, hospital etc. In the event a resident may require extra care during the night, Waking Night Support Worker will be notified by the senior day staff and all information will be documented on the resident's Contact sheet. Carry out any training as requested by the company Complete Contact Sheets and Medical Sheets, as required, bringing to the attention of the management any significant events during your period of duty. Patrol the house at regular intervals as directed by the Service Manager Be familiar with the requirements of the Health and Safety Act 1974 and, in particular, action to be taken in the event of fire. Care for service users who may be sitting up late and ensure they are in bed safely when they retire. Support service users with toileting/bathing needs, as required. Accompany service users to other locations, when required (e.g. hospital) Carry out laundry work and repair of service users' clothing, bedding, etc Carry out domestic cleaning work, as directed, when time allows and during the service users' annual holiday. Assist with the preparation of service users' breakfasts and drinks. The Person:- Positive attitude, passion and willingness to develop skills within Support Worker role. Previous experience working with adults with learning disabilities. NVQ 2 in Social Care advantageous. Flexibility to work shift patterns. To be person-centred. Excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent communication skills. Demonstrate commitment to the values of the company. To be assertive and confident. Consensus - Supporting Opportunity, Choice and Success for our customers and our staff

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Job Type
Part Time 
Start Date
ASAP 
Job Reference
HeathHo/WNSW/JG 
Job ID
201603119 
Contact Details
 
Caring Homes Group
Job Title
Location
Corby 
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Caring Homes Group
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Support Worker (29 hours ) - Desborough, Northants - salary can be discussed via phone/email At Consensus, we believe everybody can do amazing things. Our job is to help people achieve their full potential and start them on the journey towards greater independence. This Consensus service offers accommodation for individuals with learning disabilities, down's syndrome and dementia. The service provides 12 bedrooms designed for personal comfort and freedom. Each bedroom is also fitted with nurse call systems. The service offers a large lounge, dining room and a separate lounge and kitchen area on the first floor where individuals can learn life skills and benefit from an independent living experience. There is also a beautiful garden where people using the service can enjoy gardening and learn about horticulture. Heather Holmes is located in the town of Desborough, providing a number of local amenities and is a short bus journey away from the town centre of Kettering. Individuals are actively encouraged to develop their community skills and self-confidence; some enjoy a range of volunteer work opportunities and others are also supported to seek full time employment in the local community. Responsibilities:- Promote person centred approaches to support by working effectively as part of a key-working team to meet the needs of the people we support. Take a pro-active and innovative approach to supporting service users, maximising their potential by enabling them to engage in meaningful activities and opportunities. Ensure the physical, emotional and cultural well-being of all individuals is identified and promoted. Actively liaise with the families and friends of the people we support, in a way that promotes and encourages open communication and feedback. Be responsible for recording, planning and evaluating support plans and risk assessments. Work as part of a team to promote and encourage individual rights and independence whilst creating opportunities to develop daily living skills. Enable the people we support to access the community which may include holidays, outings and appointments. Represent the values of Consensus in dealings with external agencies and individuals. Promote and adhere to good practice in Health & Safety within the service with regard to service users, visitors, colleagues and others. Work within a flexible rota system adapted to meet the needs of individuals living in the service. Help service users' to attain and maintain good standards of hygiene and personal care, providing assistance as appropriate. The Person:- Positive attitude, passion and willingness to develop skills within Support Worker role Previous experience working with adults with learning disabilities / challenging behaviour NVQ 2 in Social Care would be advantageous Flexibility to work shift patterns Excellent communication skills Demonstrate commitment to the values of the company Consensus - Supporting Opportunity, Choice and Success for our customers and our staff

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Job Type
Permanent 
Contract Length
Permanent 
Start Date
ASAP 
Job Reference
HeathHo/SW/JG 
Job ID
201603092 
Contact Details
 
Caring Homes Group
Job Title
Location
Sevenoaks 
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Agency/Employer
Caring Homes Group
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Domestic Assistant Based in Sevenoaks, Kent. We are a well established care organization that provides a safe and homely environment where the unique needs of individuals are recognized and skilled staff is available. To ensure this we offer training and development for all staff to ensure that service standards are achieved. Responsibilities: Reporting to Home Manager To provide a clean and hygienic environment for both residents and staff. To act in accordance with the Policies and Procedures of the Home. To carry out all cleaning duties in accordance with the schedules laid down by the Housekeeper and Home Manage. To maintain legible records of duties performed. To use all equipment in a proper manner and to clean and store appropriately after use. To work in accordance with COSHH and Health and Safety regulations. To report any shortages, defects, damage, theft, breakages or hazards to the Housekeeper. To have due regard to the privacy of residents when carrying out daily work routines. To secure the residents' property and that of the Home. To attend fire drills and complete training as required by the Home. To carry out other duties as well, from time to time as directed. To carry out all duties in a safe manner having regard to the Health and Safety of self, colleagues, residents and visitors to the Home. To maintain resident confidentiality at all times. To attend relevant staff meetings. To act courteously towards residents and all visitors and promote the good name of the Home and Company

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Job Type
Permanent 
Start Date
asap 
Job Reference
KIP.DA.TM 
Job ID
201600770 
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Caring Homes Group
Job Title
Location
Oxford 
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Caring Homes Group
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Activities Coordinator We are a well established care organization that provides a safe and homely environment where the unique needs of individuals are recognized and skilled staff is available. To ensure this we offer training and development for all staff to ensure that service standards are achieved. THE ROLE - Activities Coordinator: Responsible for providing stimulation and encouragement to residents through entertainment, activities and community links. You will be involved with both design and implentation of the activities program. Promote the Home by assisting with fund-raising events and functions. Build good relationships with the service users and their relatives. Act in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Home. Responsibilities To formulate an activity profile for each individual service user through liaison with care staff To ensure the safe and proper use of all equipment. To maintain accurate and legible records in respect of service users' activities. To liaise with the senior nurse on duty with regard to outings. To research all prospective outings in respect of access and toileting facilities. To liaise with senior care assistants in respect of relative medical or nursing care information regarding service users.Person specification *Must have experience in care/working with the elderly. Capacity to communicate both verbally and in writing Previous experience in a similar role Flexibility to work shift patters To be person-centred Good interpersonal skills

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Job Type
Permanent 
Start Date
ASAP 
Job Reference
OH/AC/C 
Job ID
201600754 
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Caring Homes Group
Job Title
Location
Oxford 
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Caring Homes Group
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Care Assistant Shifts to run 8pm-8am. We are a well established care organization that provides a safe and homely environment where the unique needs of individuals are recognized and skilled staff is available. To ensure this we offer training and development for all staff to ensure that service standards are achieved. Set within 23 acres of beautiful gardens and parklands in the heart of Oxfordshire, Oaken Holt is a magnificent country estate offering residential and nursing care of the very highest standard for up to 55 discerning ladies and gentlemen. Located in the peaceful village of Farmoor, yet only 10 minutes drive from Oxford, Oaken Holt offers the perfect blend of tranquillity and accessibility. You will provide residents with the highest standard of basic care and support, in accordance with the Home's philosophy of care and the individual care plan. While acting in accordance with the policies and procedures of the home. Responsibilities: To build strong and meaningful relationships with the residents and assist them with their Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) to help them maintain and improve, where possible, their independence, individuality and mobility Assistance with ADLs includes, but is not limited to: Bathing, dressing, grooming, eating, participating in meaningful and purposeful daily activities, empowering resident choice, desire and preference where possible Serve as the Key Worker for a small number of residents within the home Establishing a very detailed and focused relationship with the residents and their family members/friends/other key visitors/other staff members so as to serve as a point of contact and reference for all parties involved Key workers should be able to coach other staff members on the specific preferences and routines that a resident may have and should also contribute to the resident's regularly scheduled care plan reviews To actively participate in and champion the daily dining experiences To provide the residents with meals served from the heated trolley, adhering strenuously to Food Hygiene regulations To offer residents choices and seek alternative meal items when necessary with the help of the kitchen staff To help the residents choose from the menu and assist them with eating, report comments on food and requests for particular dishes to the Chef Manager Help host our residents and their visitors To provide beverages for the residents and their visitors To answer the telephone and either forward calls or take messages in a capable and professional manner To attend training and educational sessions as required This will ensure your skill set is up to date and that your confidence remains high while delivering care to the residents THE ROLE: Capacity to communicate both verbally and in writing Positive attitude, passion and willingness to develop skills within Care Assistant role NVQ in Social Care, preferred but not essential Flexibility to work shift patters Good interpersonal skills Reliable, Accountable and Punctual To put the resident needs first and to assist them with the greatest respect and compassion possible To immediately report any unusual findings to your supervisor To assist and follow instruction from the Charge Nurses Maintain thorough documentation Previous experience in working with the frail elderly and those living with dementia is preferred but not essential

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Job Type
Permanent 
Start Date
ASAP 
Job Reference
OH/CA/CM 
Job ID
201600734 
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Caring Homes Group
Job Title
Location
Bromley 
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Agency/Employer
Caring Homes Group
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Senior Housekeeper - We are a well established care organization that provides a safe and homely environment where the unique needs of individuals are recognized and skilled staff is available. To ensure this we offer training and development for all staff to ensure that service standards are achieved. Reporting to the Home Manager - To organise and maintain the efficient and economic cleaning of the care home. This is to ensure the smooth and clean operation of the Care Home. Responsibilities:- Clean and sanitize rooms including furnishings in assigned work areas Maintain high standards of cleanliness and sanitation throughout all facilities Demonstrate an understanding of age specifics, cultural, and ethnic needs for patients and customers that have language barriers, physical and mental impairments, learning disabilities, and those dealing with emotional stress Will need to demonstrate the ability to work without direct supervision Must have ability to do extensive standing, bending, lifting, and pulling carts and equipment The Person:- Strong leader and experience of leading a team of Housekeepers Excellent communication skills Ability to work on own initiative Ability to maintain high levels of hygiene within the workplace

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Job Type
Permanent 
Start Date
ASAP 
Job Reference
CC/HKS/SUND 
Job ID
201596477 
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Caring Homes Group
Job Title
Location
Southminster 
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Caring Homes Group
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Support Worker (Full-Time & Part-Time) - Asheldam, Near Southminster - salary can be discussed via phone/email At Consensus, we believe everybody can do amazing things. Our job is to help people achieve their full potential and start them on the journey towards greater independence. Deansbrook Farm has a reputation for excellence. We support people with learning disabilities whose behaviour has challenged other services and who as a consequence are at risk of their life opportunities and choices being restricted. Using a Positive Behaviour Intervention approach, the team at Deansbrook Farm have successfully reduced barriers which prevent community involvement and avoided unnecessary restrictions on the choices people make. If you are positive about people and are keen to be part of an exceptional team we can offer you the opportunity to develop your own reputation for excellence. Responsibilities:- At commencement of shift, all relevant information will be handed over to Waking Night Support Worker by the senior person on shift. Secure the house by locking all external doors. Ensure that door keys are in place for immediate use, in the event of the need for evacuation of the house. All communication documents should be read, i.e. Contact sheets, Medical Sheets, Day Books etc., to ensure you are aware of all necessary information concerning individual service users. Make yourself aware of any service users who are on leave from the house, e.g. home visits, holiday, hospital etc. In the event a resident may require extra care during the night, Waking Night Support Worker will be notified by the senior day staff and all information will be documented on the resident's Contact sheet. Carry out any training as requested by the company Complete Contact Sheets and Medical Sheets, as required, bringing to the attention of the management any significant events during your period of duty. Patrol the house at regular intervals as directed by the Service Manager Be familiar with the requirements of the Health and Safety Act 1974 and, in particular, action to be taken in the event of fire. Care for service users who may be sitting up late and ensure they are in bed safely when they retire. Support service users with toileting/bathing needs, as required. Accompany service users to other locations, when required (e.g. hospital) Carry out laundry work and repair of service users' clothing, bedding, etc Carry out domestic cleaning work, as directed, when time allows and during the service users' annual holiday. Assist with the preparation of service users' breakfasts and drinks. The Person:- Positive attitude, passion and willingness to develop skills within Support Worker role. Previous experience working with adults with learning disabilities. NVQ 2 in Social Care advantageous. Flexibility to work shift patterns. To be person-centred. Excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent communication skills. Demonstrate commitment to the values of the company. To be assertive and confident. Consensus - Supporting Opportunity, Choice and Success for our customers and our staff

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Job Type
Permanent 
Start Date
ASAP 
Job Reference
DEANS/HM/SW 
Job ID
201595149 
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Caring Homes Group
Job Title
Location
Reading 
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Agency/Employer
Caring Homes Group
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Care Assistant (Days & Nights available) We are a well-established care organisation that provides a safe and homely environment where the unique needs of individuals are recognized and skilled staff is available. To ensure this we offer training and development for all staff to ensure that service standards are achieved. You will provide residents with the highest standard of basic care and support, in accordance with the Home's philosophy of care and the individual care plan. While acting in accordance with the policies and procedures of the home. Responsibilities: To build strong and meaningful relationships with the residents and assist them with their Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) to help them maintain and improve, where possible, their independence, individuality and mobility Assistance with ADLs includes, but is not limited to:Bathing, dressing, grooming, eating, participating in meaningful and purposeful daily activities, empowering resident choice, desire and preference where possible Serve as the Key Worker for a small number of residents within the home Establishing a very detailed and focused relationship with the residents and their family members/friends/other key visitors/other staff members so as to serve as a point of contact and reference for all parties involved Key workers should be able to coach other staff members on the specific preferences and routines that a resident may have and should also contribute to the resident's regularly scheduled care plan reviews To actively participate in and champion the daily dining experiences To offer residents choices and seek alternative meal items when necessary with the help of the kitchen staff To help the residents choose from the menu and assist them with eating, report comments on food and requests for particular dishes to the Chef Manager Help host our residents and their visitors To provide beverages for the residents and their visitors To answer the telephone and either forward calls or take messages in a capable and professional manner To attend training and educational sessions as required This will ensure your skill set is up to date and that your confidence remains high while delivering care to the residentsTHE ROLE: Capacity to communicate both verbally and in writing Positive attitude, passion and willingness to develop skills within Care Assistant role NVQ in Social Care, desirable but not essential Flexibility to work shift patters Good interpersonal skills Reliable, Accountable and Punctual To put the resident needs first and to assist them with the greatest respect and compassion possible To immediately report any unusual findings to your supervisor To assist and follow instruction from the Charge Nurses Maintain thorough documentation Previous experience in working with the frail elderly and those living with dementia is preferred but not essential For more information contact the Staffing Team on 0808 168 1300

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Job Type
Permanent 
Start Date
ASAP 
Job Reference
CC/CA/CLAY 
Job ID
201593448 
Contact Details
 
Caring Homes Group
Job Title
Location
Bournemouth 
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Agency/Employer
Caring Homes Group
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Support Worker (31 hours & 23.25 hours roles available or Bank) - Bournemouth, Dorset - salary can be discussed via phone/email At Consensus, we believe everybody can do amazing things. Our job is to help people achieve their full potential and start them on the journey towards greater independence. Willowbeech is a specialist service for adults with autistic spectrum disorders in Bournemouth. This service provides person centred programmes of support that enable each individual to regain and develop new skills in terms of their cognitive, physical, communication and social functioning. Responsibilities:- Promote person centred approaches to support by working effectively as part of a key-working team to meet the needs of the people we support. Take a pro-active and innovative approach to supporting service users, maximising their potential by enabling them to engage in meaningful activities and opportunities Ensure the physical, emotional and cultural well-being of all individuals is identified and promoted. Actively liaise with the families and friends of the people we support, in a way that promotes and encourages open communication and feedback. Be responsible for recording, planning and evaluating support plans and risk assessments Work as part of a team to promote and encourage individual rights and independence whilst creating opportunities to develop daily living skills. Enable the people we support to access the community which may include holidays, outings and appointments. Represent the values of Consensus in dealings with external agencies and individuals Promote and adhere to good practice in Health & Safety within the service with regard to service users, visitors, colleagues and others Work within a flexible rota system adapted to meet the needs of individuals living in the service Help service users' to attain and maintain good standards of hygiene and personal care, providing assistance as appropriate The Person:- Positive attitude, passion and willingness to develop skills within Support Worker role Previous experience working with adults with learning disabilities / challenging behaviour NVQ 2 in Social Care would be advantageous Flexibility to work shift patterns Excellent communication skills Demonstrate commitment to the values of the company Consensus - Supporting Opportunity, Choice and Success for our customers and our staff

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Job Type
Permanent 
Start Date
ASAP 
Job Reference
HM/SW/OR 
Job ID
201592610 
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Caring Homes Group
Job Title
Location
Colchester 
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Caring Homes Group
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Regional Executive Assistant/Administrator (Full-time) - Colchester, Essex At Consensus, we believe everybody can do amazing things. Our job is to help people achieve their full potential and start them on the journey towards greater independence. Responsibilities:- Contribute to the smooth running of Consensus through the provision of effective and efficient administrative and secretarial support. This role will have a strong emphasis on coordinating the internal processes for reporting. Provision of administrative support to designated Operations Team members, Service Managers and other departments as required. Compliance with management reporting schedules. Produce reports using Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Under the direction of the Head of Operations undertake and complete project-based work within the region. Contribute to the review and improvement process for managing information and reporting. Act as information 'gate keeper' ensuring, through robust monitoring and review, the accuracy and integrity of all reported information. Carry out three monthly monitoring visits to services in the region to include sample audits of personnel files, review and audit of petty cash facility and service user personal funds. Ensure information contained within regional databases to include HomeCare, Fourth Hospitality and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is updated as required. Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of client, staff and agency information. Complete general clerical duties to include, but not limited to, copying, faxing, filing and opening, sorting and distribution of incoming correspondence. Effectively organise and manage meetings and small events to include, but not limited to, venue, agenda, the taking of minutes/notes and the completion of outcomes. Arrange travel and accommodation as required. Work collaboratively with Head of Operations and Operations Managers and provide support for administrative functions i.e. absence cover. Screen telephone calls, enquiries and requests as appropriate. The Person:- Excellent organisational skills Time Management skills Ability to communicate effectively Good writing, analytical and problem-solving skills Knowledge of principles and practices of organisation, planning, records management and general administration. Ability to multi-task and able to operate effectively and efficiently in a fast-moving environment IT literate - working knowledge of Microsoft Office and able to interpret, produce and amend reports. Excellent report writing and presentation skills with attention to detail Consensus - Supporting Opportunity, Choice and Success for our customers and our staff

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Job Type
Permanent 
Start Date
ASAP 
Job Reference
ADMIN/ME/HM 
Job ID
201585078 
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