Carer Job Post
  Job Title:  Carer
  Reports to:  Senior Carer/Registered Manager
  Job Overview: (Note: In addition to these functions employees are required to carry out such duties as may reasonably be required)To provide care in accordance with best practice and legislative requirements, reflecting policies and procedures and agreed on standards under the direction of the Senior Carer/ Registered ManagerTo support and enable supported persons to maintain skills and personal interests whilst delivering person-centered care unique to each individual. To maintain skills at a current level, undertake such training and development as required from time to time to maintain and progress knowledge
  Location:  FOR YOU Social Care, but you may be required to work from other locations at the discretion of the company and with appropriate notice.
  Working Hours:  5 days over a 7-day period, with varying shift patterns as agreed with the manager.
        Role Specific Duties:Ensure supported persons are at the heart of care delivery and their wishes and preferences enhance their wellbeing. To contribute to the efficient running of the service support supported persons to maintain their relationships and connections with the local community. Ensure Care Plans and other information about how to support supported persons are followed. Be responsible for informing the Senior Carer/Registered Manager of any changes in the needs of supported persons. Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of those individuals they support
    Working with Others:Develop effective working relationships with other employees within FOR YOU Social CareWork in cooperation with members of the multi-disciplinary teams to maximize opportunities for supported persons. If desired by the supported person, maintain and develop relationships with family, friends, and other people important in their life
  Leading by Example:Seek opportunities for personal and professional growth. Be a role model for other careers and be an ambassador for the service. Be professional, polite, and reasonable at all times
    Personal Responsibilities:Knowledge of, and work within, the Fundamental StandardsUnderstand the regulatory framework that governs the service, including the role of CQC and their requirements. Commit to achieving the relevant qualifications commensurate with the role. Attend statutory training and any other training as directed by management. Understand and follow all policies and procedures relevant to the role. Be open to learning opportunities
Specific Requirement for SkillsEssential
Proficient Written Skills   Maintain all Care Plans/care records in accordance with FOR YOU Social Care policy    Yes    No    Yes    No
Leadership Skills   Ability to induct and orientate new employees to the job role and service. Provide supported persons with support/assistance as they accomplish daily tasks, including bathing, eating, dressing, grooming, and using the bathroom. Communicate any problems, concerns, or changes to supported persons’ family members as needed          Yes          No          Yes          No
Communication Skills   Carers must build rapport with supported persons by establishing personal connections and showing interest in their lives. Carers must be able to communicate effectively with supported persons. Carers must have the communication skills to inform colleagues, management, and professionals about the needs of supported persons          Yes          No          Yes          No
Problem-Solving Skills   Carers need to be able to adapt and address situations quickly. Plan, develop, implement, and assess approaches to promote health and well-being, whilst recognizing and reporting situations where there might be a need for protection      Yes      No      Yes      No
  Area  Specific Requirement
  Working Together  Involve supported persons, family, external agencies & colleagues. Speak up when things go wrong
  Respect and Dignity  Understand person-centered care and can demonstrate treating people as individuals and respecting choices. Promoting independence and encouraging appropriate risk-taking
  Everybody Counts  Ensuring no one is discriminated against or excluded. Understand human rights and their impact on care delivery. Facilitating people to ‘speak up’ about concerns and acting upon them
  Commitment to Quality of Care  Striving for quality in everything we do recognize and understanding what quality in care means for people using the services being accepting about criticism and focusing on improvement being open to new opportunities for learning and identifying the limits of skills and knowledge
    Compassion  Treating people with kindness understanding the importance of empathy in all areas of employment understanding the values of others and always providing a caring service
    Improving Lives  Focus on how things could be done better and sharing ideas. Understanding of wellbeing and what is important to people using the service. Improving outcomes for people ensuring appropriate services are provided for people using the services