Field Support Supervisor
Location: Burgess Hill
Voyage Care are currently looking for a Field Support/Field Care Supervisor to join us at London East DCA. As a Field Support Supervisor/Field Care Supervisor you will be managing multiple Supported Living Services that form part of the DCA, areas include Hayward Heath, Burges hill and Brighton. There is also a dedicated Care Coordinator at the office who will be part of the support function for supervisors and management team.
As a Field Support Supervisor you will be responsible for creating and maintaining person centred support plans and ensuring high quality support is provided to each of the people that we support. You will be reporting in to the Branch Manager and be required to delegate duties to Support Workers, promote good practice at all times and act as an effective and positive role model.
As a Field Support Supervisor, you may be required to work alone with the people you support or as part of a team, and may be required to provide support in any location appropriate to meet the needs of the service. You will also take part in the on call rota.
Our Field Support Supervisors are responsible for managing a staff team and liaising closely with the recruitment function to ensure their services are adequately staffed.
You will have overall responsibility for assessing new people that we support, and the development, maintenance and implementation of individuals' support plans, encouraging the people we support to take an active role in all aspects of daily living
Ensuring that all people we support have up to date documentation, observations and MAR charts, in accordance with the company's Administration of Medication Policy; including staff medication competencies and regular audits of Medication records
Arranging, planning and conducting the supervisions and appraisals of support workers as and when required.
Attending, participating and contributing to various meetings for the people that we support and your team.
Undertaking all training (including statutory) relevant to the needs of the service and the people you support and according to relevant legislation, in order to professionally develop and gain skills beneficial to the individuals.
Ensuring all policies and procedures applicable to the service and the company are followed and understood in order to comply with regulations and good practice.
To provide a service and deliver care from time to time when emergencies, or short term requirements present such a need. This may be in the absence of any other member of staff.
What we are looking for from you:
Experience managing a staff team
An in-depth understanding of our client group
Prior experience in a health and social care environment
Driver with own vehicle (travel between multiple services will be required)
The ability to prioritise your workload
A 'can do' attitude
Prior experience writing a rota and the determination to get any gaps covered in it without the use of agency staff
Our colleagues are amazing and make a difference to people's lives every day. We recognise their hard work and dedication by offering a rewarding pay and benefits package alongside our fulfilling roles. This includes:
- Enhanced evening, weekend and overtime pay
- Pay increases between roles
- Employee discount app and funded Blue Light discount card
- Enhanced family leave
- Free 24/7 external counselling service
- Access to external Wagestream app
- Paid training, inductions, DBS checks and qualifications
- Pension scheme and life assurance
- Long service awards
- Refer a friend bonuses
COVID19 safety is important to us all, we support our staff and the people we support to stay safe by wearing correct PPE, including Type IIR Fluid Resistant Surgical Masks (FRSM), aprons and gloves at all times. We have a in-house team that ensures that all of our services have plenty of PPE at all times. All care and support is carried out following the latest Government guidance. Our aim is to keep you and the people we support safe.
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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG check and Regulated Activity which will include a check against the Barred adult list.