Highland Home Carers are looking for an Assistant Service Manager to join our Care at Home Team. We provide professionally trained Care Workers and Support Workers to support local people, enabling them to remain in their own homes in the community.
As an Assistant Service Manager, you will be responsible for assisting in the Operational Management of the Care at Home Services, under the direction of the Service Manager, to provide a high standard of 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 and will already hold a qualification in Social Service & Healthcare, at SVQ Level 3 or equivalent. 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 with internal and external stakeholders. Ideally you will have a specialised area of practice (eg, nutrition, diabetes, dementia) or an interest in developing one. Driver’s License is essential.
This role is full time, working 5 days per week between our offices located in Nairn and Aviemore. You will also be required to undertake on call responsibilities out of hours on a rotational basis.