Visiting Care Officer

Full Time
Job Sector:
Nursing / Social Care
South Wales
Caerphilly, Merthyr Tydfil
Salary description:
£17000 - £18000/ annum
Start Date:
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Mears Care now have an opportunity for a Visiting Officer, this is a permanent position located at our site in Merthyr Tydfil.

We offer a competitive salary, extensive training, company annual fun days, child care voucher scheme, flexible working patterns and access to the Mears Advantage money saving scheme and Mears Assist employee support hotline.

Mears Care Limited is part of the Mears Group (PLC) and are one of the UK's leading providers of home care and support delivering high quality care. We have over 180 branches nationwide, provide care for over vulnerable people with over well trained and dedicated staff.

The Visiting Officer will be responsible for providing a consistent, timely, high quality visiting and worker and/or service user assessment service which meet the needs of the business.

The Visiting Officer's role will involve:

* Monitoring and reviewing service delivery, carry out assessments to meet legislation and complete all appropriate paperwork for care planning and service user files

* Transferring all data collected to the branch IT system in a timely and professional manner

* Promoting growth within the business, by developing existing and potential areas of business, planning and developing new business opportunities and driving these forward

* Carrying out risk assessment and monitoring of workers and service users

* Visiting service user's homes prior to commencement of service for introduction and assessment and assisting in the introduction of new staff to service users

* Visiting service users after 4 weeks of service to identify any changes to the care plan and the satisfactory delivery of service

* Ensuring care plans, risk assessments and other necessary documentation are in place and reviewed at regular intervals

The successful Visiting Officer will have:

* A full driving licence, valid to drive in the UK with access to your own transport

* Previous experience of working in a hands-on operational role

* Ability to maintain confidentiality in dealing with highly sensitive and confidential information

* Ability to influence attitudes and opinions of others and gain agreement

* A passionate and driven approach to providing excellent operational support and guidance

This role would suit a Community Officer or Home Visiting Officer. Mears look for people who share our commitment to working in the community and who really want to make a positive difference to people's lives.

Mears promotes diversity and is an Equal Opportunities employer.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS/PVG disclosure, which will be paid for by Mears

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