Lead Carer

Highland Home Carers

  • Sector: Care
  • Location: Inverness
  • From £10 per hour
  • Hours: Full Time Permanent
  • Contact: HR
  • Reference: LC/HHC

If you have experience of working in the health & social care sector this could be the perfect role for you!

Highland Home Carers is looking for a Lead Carer for our Care at Home Team in Inverness. Highland Home Carers Ltd provides professionally trained care workers to support local people, enabling them to remain in their own home in the community.

As a Lead Carer, you will be responsible for leading and supervising the care team in your designated area to provide a high standard of personal care to the individuals we support in the community. On occasions, you will deliver care yourself.

You will have proven experience of working in a social care role, ideally holding an SVQ Level 3 in Social Services & Health Care, however this is not essential. You will have experience of carrying out person-centered assessments and compiling outcome-focused care plans. You will also have experience of liaising with NHS and other professionals and outside agencies about referrals for people who need care. Key in this role will be strong communication skills, with an ability to build rapport and develop effective relationships.

This role is full time, working 5 days per week (37.5hpw) plus on call duties on a rotational basis.

The successful applicant will be required to register with the SSSC.

To request an Application Form and copy of the full job description & person specification please call 01463 241196 and speak to the HR Team.

Application Form must be completed, CVs on their own will not be accepted.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 19th May 2019.

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