Field Support Supervisor in Gloucester at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 6/11/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Gloucester
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/11/2020

Job Description

Job Family: Supervisors

Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Pay Rate (£): £11.20ph

Vacancy Reference: 024132

 

Field Support Supervisor : Fox Elms DCA in Gloucestershire

Full time, permanent – Up to £11.20 per hour

Role Overview

You will be responsible for creating and maintaining person centred support plans and ensuring high quality support is being provided to each of the people that we support. Carrying out other duties designated by the Manager which include delegation of duties to support workers, you will also 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 have on-call responsibilities as part of rolling Rota and must be prepared to and have the ability to work outside of normal hours as and when required.

Requirements:

We are keen to attract experienced staff who can "hit the ground running" and want to progress in their career development.

  • Level 5 or be willing to work towards
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Previous supervisory experience within a care setting is essential
  • Must be computer literate / competent
  • Experience of change management and performance management preferred
  • Prior experience in a health and social care environment within a supported living services essential
  • Full driving Licence with access to a vehicle
  • Experience managing a staff team
  • An in-depth understanding of our client group
  • 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
  • Prior experience of undertaking assessments in the community Requirements

 

Benefits:

We offer a great range of benefits which include:-

  1. Paid DBS** & Holiday
  2. Competitive rates of pay
  3. A clearly defined career path if you want it
  4. A mixture of in house management training and nationally recognised qualification.
  5. Fast tracked career progression, with the successful candidate being funded to achieve nationally recognised qualifications
  6. Life insurance & Pension Scheme
  7. Cycle to work scheme
  8. Retail rewards & savings
  9. Long service awards
  10. Childcare vouchers
  11. Refer a friend bonus between £250- £750 *T&C's Apply

** Should your employment with Voyage Care terminate for any reason within the first 3 months of your employment start date, the full cost of the DBS will be repayable back to us. Deducted from your final salary.

Key Responsibilities

 

  • As a Field Support Supervisor/Field Care Supervisor you will form a key part of the management team for the new service, assisting the Locality Manager with the successful running of …supported living service

 

  • 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 Locality 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 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.
  • 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. Must have sound understanding of The Mental Capacity Act.
  • 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.
  • 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. 

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.

Important

Whilst predominately based in service this role will require the successful candidate to undertake assessments in the community and attend meetings with external stakeholders and other relevant third parties.

Weekend work will also be required in this role to support the staff team, particularly as this is a new service and on-call which will be undertaken on a rota basis.

Interviews for this role will consist of a panel interview and written assessment. Please allow half a day for your interview. Successful candidates will be contacted regarding interview dates.

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

 

Role Specific Requirements -

 

Driver: Driver with own vehicle

Gender: