Deputy Care Lead

Henshaws College, Harrogate

Closing date: Monday, 22nd Jul 2019

Hourly Rate: £11.10
Salary: £20,011.08
Band: E
Hours per Week: 40
Weeks per Year: 39
Contract; Permanent

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We are now looking to a Deputy Care Lead, to manage a team of enablers to provide a safe, caring and well-led service to meet the care and learning needs of our students.

Duties of the roles include:

• Manage a team of enablers, carrying out regular supervisions, appraisals and observations in order to support team members to develop and progress their skills
• Write and review person centred, accurate care plans and risk assessments, liaising with colleagues across the college to deliver a holistic approach.
• Carry out the care requirements for each student as directed on their individual care and support plan. This may involve intimate personal care, feeding (potentially PEG feeding), toileting.

The successful candidates will have NVQ 2/Diploma in Health and Social Care or equivalent. Previous experience of working with people with learning disabilities would be a distinct advantage.

For further information please see the job description and person specification and submit an application form.

Closing date: 12 noon Monday 22nd July 2019

Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.  This role will require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details.

Registered Charity No: 221888


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