Home Care Lead - Homecare - Cleeve Court

Home Care Lead - Homecare - Cleeve Court Bath, England

Bath & North East Somerset Council
Full Time Bath, England 30151 - 32909 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Hours: 37 per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Service Area: Adult Social Care, Complex & Specialist Commissioning

Department: Homecare Service

We are looking for compassionate and dedicated Home Care Lead to lead our team based within United Care BANES (UCB), that understands the BANES Council’s visions and values for our service area. United Care BANES is located within Cleeve Court, a modern Community Resource Centre (CRC) based in Bath.

UCB is an innovative service, jointly run by B&NES Council and the Royal United Hospital, to deliver domiciliary care to service users across Bath and Northeast Somerset locality. This role will have a responsibility for the supervision of the service in the absence of the Registered Manager.

This role is a permanent role working 37 hours per week and a Grade 7 position.

As a Home Care Lead:

  • You will plan the delivery of community-based home care in collaboration with health and social care practitioners, service users and informal carers, to meet the objectives identified by the care assessment.
  • You will work with the staff teams to carry out initial risk assessments to ensure the planned care is safe and appropriate, and you will be a point of contact for home care staff to consult on with issues around manual handling and safeguarding.
  • You will supervise home care staff and support them to develop their skills.
  • You will also support the scheduling of visits to service users in receipt of the service, working alongside the Business Home Care Lead (also being advertised) who will be co-ordinating all the care hours required to be provided using an electronic scheduling system.
  • You should be a strong team player, be able to be proactive and to think creatively, and you should have a relevant Health/Social Care qualification.
  • You should also have assessment skills, supervisory experience and be able to train others in manual handling techniques.
  • You should be able to think on your feet and respond to the challenges that arise in the provision of a social care service.
  • You will need to be a good communicator, with excellent time management skills, a good working knowledge of relevant health and social care legislation.

About you:

Previous comprehensive experience of working in care is essential, but a commitment to deliver quality care is also paramount. We like to ensure that we encourage people to be empowered in a supportive environment. We would welcome applicants from different employment backgrounds such as nursing, learning disabilities and health care. If you believe that you can make a real and positive difference to the lives of our residents, we would love to hear from you.

Visit to find more about our roles: https://www.proudtocarebathnes.org.uk/

Why B&NES Council?

We offer a wide range of benefits, to ensure that you are paid fairly for your work, have the flexibility to enjoy a great work/life balance, and have the support you need. These include:

  • A competitive salary package
  • A range of flexible working and hybrid working options, including flexi-time, four regional offices and home-working, dependent on service requirements
  • A generous holiday allowance and special leave provisions
  • The Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme – whatever life throws at you; we are committed to supporting you and your well-being at work and home
  • Professional and personal development including in-house training and accredited qualifications including Aspiring Manager and Leadership Development
  • Discount scheme including the VECTIS card that offers numerous local discounts including cycle to work and free entry to numerous local attractions with B&NES
  • Free DBS

Interested to find out more?

If you are interested in this post and require more details after reading the job description or just to chat through the role and what’s involved, please contact Nicole Gibson Registered Manager on: 07773653645 or email [email protected]

To apply

Please use the online application facility.

For further information on applying please see “Application Form Help” page on the Jobs website.

Bath & North East Somerset Council has one overriding purpose – to improve people’s lives. We have four core values which shape every aspect of our working life and how we look to the future. These values are to be Bold, Empowered, Supportive and Transparent.

Please explain in your application how you could incorporate these values into the role you are applying for.

As an equal opportunities employer, Bath & North East Somerset Council is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and is opposed to discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us.

Safeguarding Statement:

The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of this commitment anyone working in a post with children or vulnerable groups will be expected to undertake an Enhanced DBS check with/without barred list checks.

As this post involves working within one of these groups, we will require a Disclosure & Barring Service check and/or subscription to the DBS online service. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment.

Please note the Council operates a policy of prior consideration for roles for any individual on the Council’s at-risk register. This means should a redeployee express an interest in this role, providing they meet the essential criteria for the role, they will be interviewed before any shortlisting or interviewing of external candidates.

Home Care Lead - Homecare - Cleeve Court
Bath & North East Somerset Council

Bath, United Kingdom
Will Godfrey
$100 to $500 million (USD)
5001 to 10000 Employees
National Services & Agencies
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