As Senior Care Assistant you will assist with daily activities providing residents with both physical and emotional support and personal care as needed. You will be responsible administering medication, for the smooth running of the shift and will assign specific tasks to the care assistants and monitor their completion. You will develop, review and update residents’ personal care plan to meet their changing physical, social and psychological needs.
The Senior Care Assistant will promote high standards of care by ensuring all team members are trained and supervised appropriately and you will communicate professionally and warmly with visitors, family members and other health care professionals.
In this role you will provide support and care to patients undergoing detoxification/stabilisation. You will have experience of working with vulnerable client groups and knowledge of the substance misuse field.
A Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care, or the ability and willingness to obtain this, is essential in order to fulfil statutory obligations.
You will need to be:
Committed to providing an excellent level of care for vulnerable people with mental health and personality challenges
Providing focused support to assist people with individual tasks and personal care needs.
Proficient to a good standard of written and reading English with a good standard of numeracy
Committed to enabling positive outcomes for the people you support
Knowledgeable about issues relating to equal opportunities and how these will affect employees and people we support
Able to work independently – this could involve taking sole responsibility for a service or work area during a shift
An effective communicator at all levels.
Senior Support Workers are required to work 37.5 hours a week and will need to be flexible in the location of work as there may be a requirement to work in any of our projects across the company. Therefore, the ability to drive is essential for this post.
Summerhill Nursing Home is part of the Summerhill Group, and is a 27 bedded Nursing home in Newport
Our care teams are experienced and vigorously trained and committed to enabling individuals to live the life that they choose in a place where they can feel safe and at home.
We are currently looking for a talented RGN to join our amazing team.
For this role you will need knowledge and understanding of working with residents with dementia, good communication skills, enthusiasm and motivation and most importantly provide high standards of care at all times
Criteria Essential Experience: Working in a similar environment
Mandatory training for working in a care home
Skills: Effective communicator. Demonstrable evidence of leadership qualities, Planning & organising skills. Ability to prioritise. Demonstrable evidence of written records. Ability to work autonomously and make quick decisions.
Qualities: Flexible approach to working. Supportive of staff. Reliable & Trustworthy. Understanding of confidentiality. Professionalism. Good communication with multidisciplinary procedures
This position is subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS obtained
Job Type: Full-time
All staff are currently tested on a weekly basis and safe working systems are rigorously adhered to.
Both teams are part of a new and transformative model of care and support, called Stay Well@home, funded by the Welsh Government Transformation Grant, and which will respond to requests for support from Community Professionals outside of traditional office hours, to enable individuals to stay at home and not have to go to hospital. This will involve Moving and Handling assessments and advice and the provision of equipment. As an Occupational Therapist in these teams you will be required to take part in a rota to cover the service 8:30am – 8pm, 365 days per year.
You will be joining an established and experienced team of Senior Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapists. Applications are welcome from both experienced and newly qualified Occupational Therapists.
The successful candidates will be expected to be a proactive team players who can recognise and draw on the wealth of experience available to them within Short Term Services. We are looking for Occupational Therapists who have the enthusiasm to play an active role in delivering a high quality service to individuals in our community. A sound value base, excellent communication skills and a person-centred approach are essential.
You will need to be OT qualified and registered with the HCPC. Regular supervision will be provided by a Senior Occupational Therapist and training and development opportunities will be available during the period of employment. RCT have a commitment to reimburse professional registration fees.
Reporting into the Residential Services Manager, this role will provide clinical and operational leadership and provide oversight to a team of Nurses and Recovery Workers. It will include overseeing the support and treatment of adults with drug and alcohol issues and implementing therapeutic interventions and group work.
These are full time open-ended positions
The Family Placement Team is a child centred service working on behalf of Pembrokeshire County Council to ensure effective fostering services for children in the community in line with the Fostering Services (Wales) Regulations 2018.
As well as a supportive management team and management teams the following is just a taster of the range of benefits of joining the PCC team:
• Generous Annual Leave of up to 30 days
• Membership of the Local Government ‘career average’ defined benefit pension scheme
• Flexible and agile working
• Access to discounts on a range of products, services and attractions
• A wide range of resources to support your health and wellbeing, including a professional in- house occupational health service and access to counselling services
• Generous occupational maternity and paternity pay plan, on top of statutory benefits
• Professional registration fees reimbursed
• Generous relocation package up to GBP 8,000 – which could include for example rent in lieu of a planned house purchase, removal and storage fees and legal/mortgage arrangement fees for house purchase.
• Salary sacrifice schemes
As a Senior Practitioner you will be expected to manage a defined caseload and work in a challenging yet supportive and rewarding team environment. You will be expected to take on a mentoring role where required with newly qualified practitioners and commit to your own development. Within this role you will be expected to deputise on occasion for the Team Manager. You will also receive regular informal and formal supervision and there are numerous and appropriate training opportunities available.
You should also possess a sound understanding of the practice implication of the Children’s Act, Social Services Wellbeing Act and other relevant legislation. You will be committed to anti oppressive practice and bring with you strong assessment, communication and planning skills. All our practitioners have the chance to influence the development of our work and are supported by an experienced Management Team both at Strategic and Operational levels.
We recognise that Social Work is professionally and personally challenging and demands considerable levels of skill, commitment, and enthusiasm. We offer a dedicated in house Learning and Development Centre which actively supports practitioners at each level to maintain their skills and Continuous Professional Development.
You must possess a recognised Social Work qualification, have 3 years post qualifying experience, be registered with Social Care Wales on appointment and have a proven track record of Social Work with children, young people, and their families.
Reporting into the Nurse Manager, this role will provide primary nursing care and contribute to the continuous improvement of clinical guidelines and procedures. It will also provide supervision and mentoring to a team of Recovery Workers.
We are currently seeking an experienced and suitably qualified Deputy Manager who would like to utilise their experience, knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the young people in our Residential Children’s Home.
· You must hold a recognised qualification, either NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care – Children and Young People or QCF Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care – Children and Young People
· You must also have at least two years’ experience of working in a residential childcare setting as a shift leader.
We offer good rates of pay plus a sleep-in allowance, comprehensive training and on-going personal development.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and registration with the Care Council for Wales are required for this position. You must also be a driver with a licence for manual transmission.
Please do not apply for this role if you do not have the necessary experience or qualification.
This role will involve active intervention on complex cases. You will need to work with individuals and families through change. The work has an emphasis on multi-agency working and you will work closely with colleagues from differing professions such as health, the police and housing. You will be expected to understand and work within Safeguarding policies and the Mental Capacity Act 2005. An understanding of Continuing Health Care and Care and Treatment planning under the Mental Health Measure (Wales) 2010 would be helpful. We work to a preventative, strength based model under the principles of the Social Services and Wellbeing Act 2014.
Although these are generic teams there will be opportunity to develop areas of specialism within the team. Opportunities to develop research based practice are encouraged and the teams regularly support social work students. Professional development is encouraged and expected and the Council has an excellent training department with varied opportunities to participate in post qualifying accredited training. There is regular professional supervision provided on a six weekly basis and you will also have opportunity to become involved in peer group supervision. The teams are highly supportive environments to work in and RCT also offers the opportunity to maintain a good worklife balance with staff benefits available to the workforce.
You must hold a recognised Social Work qualification and be registered as a ‘Social Worker’ with the Social Care Wales on appointment.
Reporting into the Lead Nurse, this role will provide primary nursing care and contribute to the continuous improvement of clinical guidelines and procedures. It will also provide supervision and mentoring to a team of Recovery Workers.