Field Support Supervisor in Low Moor, Bradford at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 2/23/2021

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Job Description

Job Family: Supervisors

Location: BRADFORD, West Yorkshire

Pay Rate (£): £10.81ph

Vacancy Reference: 026843

 

Role: Field Support Supervisor
Location:
Low Moor, Bradford
Pay Rate: £10.81ph

We are Voyage Care and we are a sector leading provider, with over 30 years’ experience of specialist care and support. Here at Voyage Care we are recruiting a team of real life superheroes who share our values and

Voyage Care lives its values by promising to EMPOWER each other, work TOGETHER, promote HONESTY, be a leader in OUTSTANDING quality and to always be SUPPORTIVE in everything we do…. Could this be you?

About the Role:

Common Road is our new supported living service where we will be supporting one individual with specialist behavioural support needs, learning disabilities and autism on a 2:1 basis.

As a Field Support Supervisor, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining person centred support plans and ensuring high quality support is being provided to 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 be a role model and lead a team of support workers to deliver intense support with all aspects of everyday life including encouraging and prompting personal cares, meal preparation, housekeeping, medication, attending health appointments and taking part in hobbies & activities. Crucially, enabling them to carry out tasks, chores and hobbies that most people take for granted but are meaningful to the people we support.

You must demonstrate and promote resilience, flexibility and composure in your approach as this will be a challenging environment to work in, although equally rewarding. You will understand the importance of reflective practice and lead debriefs and incident analysis to ensure the best possible outcomes for the individual.

You will have previous experience of leading a team and it is crucial you have experience and a full understanding of autismlearning disabilities and challenging behaviour.

The Field Support Supervisor role is a 37.5hr contract where you will have a 50:50 split of hours on and off rota. You must be able to work flexibly in order to meet the needs of the individual and provide effective support to the staff team.

If you share these values and really want to make a difference, click apply or call our friendly recruitment team on 01543 484696 to find out more about Voyage and our broad range of Benefits.

 

 

Key Responsibilities

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.

Click Apply to complete our one page application………All applications & CV’s received are reviewed on a daily basis.

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.

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.

 

Role Specific Requirements -

 

Driver: Driver with own vehicle

Gender: No Specific Requirement