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Operations Manager

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Operations & Quality Assurance Manager working closely with the Registered Managers and Senior Team to provide key support to the company’s operational activity within our Domiciliary Care, Supported Living Services and Live in Care settings.  Particular focus on complex physical health care, transition to independence, home based support and social inclusion.

You will be based out of the head office but covering nationwide. 

The Role: 

  • To ensure a Strengths Based Approach to all teamwork and service delivery.
  • Training & Continual Development co-ordination for your team with oversight of the bespoke training needs of the people we support.
  • Be responsible for monitoring & reviewing all aspects of governance under CQC Regulations and Fundamental Standards including auditing and quality assurance compliance.
  • Oversight of Local Authority KPIs, adherence to Tender Framework Agreements and Commissioning compliance when dealing with referrals.
  • Business development and adherence to budget / forecast management.
  • To provide expert advice to all departments on Quality Assurance Systems and activities

Key: 

You would have an extensive knowledge of CQC Regulations, Reach Standards and Legislative Framework for Domiciliary Care, Supported Living, and Live in Care under the category of vulnerable children and adults who present with Clinical Healthcare Needs, Autism and Learning Difficulties to support this growing department.

Required: 

  • Level 5 Diploma – Leadership & Management in Health & Social Care (Adults or Children)
  • An Enhanced DBS Disclosure Check
  • Driving license 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established, growing business that can offer clear career progression, support and personal development. 

For more information, please call Rhys Jones in the Safehands Cheltenham office. 

Operations & Quality Assurance Manager

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Operations & Quality Assurance Manager working closely with the Registered Managers and Senior Team to provide key support to the company’s operational activity within our Domiciliary Care, Supported Living Services and Live in Care settings.  Particular focus on complex physical health care, transition to independence, home based support and social inclusion.

You will be based out of our Cheltenham head office and you will cover operations in Gloucestershire, South Gloucestershire, Bristol, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Telford, Staffordshire and Bedfordshire.

The Role: 

  • To ensure a Strengths Based Approach to all teamwork and service delivery.
  • Training & Continual Development co-ordination for your team with oversight of the bespoke training needs of the people we support.
  • Be responsible for monitoring & reviewing all aspects of governance under CQC Regulations and Fundamental Standards including auditing and quality assurance compliance.
  • Oversight of Local Authority KPIs, adherence to Tender Framework Agreements and Commissioning compliance when dealing with referrals.
  • Business development and adherence to budget / forecast management.
  • To provide expert advice to all departments on Quality Assurance Systems and activities

Key: 

You would have an extensive knowledge of CQC Regulations, Reach Standards and Legislative Framework for Domiciliary Care, Supported Living, and Live in Care under the category of vulnerable children and adults who present with Clinical Healthcare Needs, Autism and Learning Difficulties to support this growing department.

Required: 

  • Level 5 Diploma – Leadership & Management in Health & Social Care (Adults or Children)
  • An Enhanced DBS Disclosure Check
  • Driving license 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established, growing business that can offer clear career progression, support and personal development. 

For more information, please call Rhys Jones in the Safehands Cheltenham office. 

Support Worker

Safehands Recruitment Agency are looking for experienced support workers to join our team. We are more than just a recruitment agency; we care about the wellbeing and happiness of both patients and staff. With our roots deeply embedded in the healthcare sector, we have a profound understanding of the unique needs of care homes, hospitals, and mental health facilities. We supply across South Wales into Care Homes, Mental Health Hospitals, Residential Units and Specialist-Built Services for Young Adults with Learning Difficulties.

Benefits:
· Flexible Hours
· Blue Light Discounts
· Comprehensive Training
· Variety
· Weekly pay
· PAYE

Mental Health Support Worker Responsibilities:
· Supporting Individuals: Provide one-on-one or group support to individuals experiencing mental health challenges. Assist them with daily activities, medication management, and emotional support.
· Creating a Safe Environment: Ensure the physical and emotional safety of the individuals you care for by maintaining a calm and supportive environment.
· Assessment and Monitoring: Conduct assessments of individuals’ mental health needs and monitor their progress. Report any significant changes or concerns to the appropriate healthcare professionals.
· Communication: Maintain open and effective communication with individuals, their families, and the healthcare team. Keep accurate records of interactions and observations.
· Promoting Independence: Encourage and empower individuals to develop and maintain their independence by teaching life skills and coping strategies.
· Crisis Intervention: Be prepared to respond to crisis situations and provide immediate support to de-escalate and ensure the safety of all involved.
· Advocacy: Be an advocate for the rights and needs of individuals, ensuring they receive the best possible care and support.

Requirements:

All applicants will be expected to complete physical restraint training, which is covered over a 3-day period and is required before you can be assigned to work.

You must have a minimum of 3 months UK Care Experience OR NVQ Level 2 or above in Health and Social Care

Reference Information:
A minimum of 2 references will be required to apply for this position. Your references must:

  • Be your current/most recent employer.
  • Cover at least 3 years of employment (in total).
  • Be obtained from professional email addresses. (Email addresses such as ‘@yahoo, @gmail, @hotmail,’ etc. will not be accepted.)

Position: Mental Health Support Worker
Location: South Wales
Salary: From £10.42
Note: Higher wages can be discussed for applicants who hold NVQ or Equivalent in Health & Social Care Level 2 or higher.

Company Disclosure Statement: Safehands Recruitment is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all its employees to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to become a Mental Health Support Worker with Safehands Recruitment. Apply now and be part of a team that cares deeply about you, your growth, and the mental health of the community we serve.

Apply today and let’s make a difference together!

Job Type: Temporary contract

Pay: £11.44 per hour

FLEXI SUPPORT WORKER

Are you an experienced support worker? Are you looking to change jobs? Do you want to be able to pick the days you work? If so, then Safehands Recruitment have positions available.
Due to client demand Safehands Recruitment are looking for Support Workers to Support adults with learning disabilities in residential and supported living environments within Staffordshire.

As a Safehands Support worker, you will benefit from:
• 30-40 hours a week average – more or less hours available
• weekly rota management
• Hourly accrued holiday pay
• Flexible working days to suit
• pay rates starting from £11.44
• working times: between 0700-2200 some nights may be required but not essential 

Safehands requirements from you.

• Evidence the Right to work within the UK
• Full employment history
• full drivers’ licence
• Complete all mandatory training

‘Safehands Recruitment is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all its employees to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure & Barring Service.’

RGJRAUM

Registered Manager – CQC

Cheltenham

£38,000 – £45,000

Registered Manager required for a Cheltenham based care and support service, delivering quality care across Gloucestershire.

The service enables adults with disabilities, complex needs and mental health conditions, to thrive in a variety of care settings.

The company offer a person-centered approach, that involves the people that they support in all areas and provide them with the platform to achieve, regardless of disability.

Required:

  • Positive attitude.
  • Have or be working towards QCF Level 5/NVQ Level 4 or equivalent.
  • Ability to think fast and act quickly and appropriately with each person.
  • Follow and implement CQC processes and procedures.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving, growing business that can offer career progression as well as a varied workload, in a host of locations across Gloucester and Cheltenham.

The key to the companies success has been down to offering quality care and offering continued support and development to its staff.

For more information on the role, please call Rhys Jones in the Cheltenham, Safehands office.

Registered Manager - Birmingham

Registered Manager – Ofsted

£45,000 – £46,000 plus up to a £5,000 bonus  

Permanent

My award winning client is looking for a Registered Manager (Ofsted) to their team.

The role would be based within a EBD service, with service users being 8-18 years old.

The Role:

The role would be well suited to an experienced and dynamic leader, someone who is tenacious and passionate with the ability to connect with those they meet and build meaningful and productive working relationships.

Passionate about promoting and encouraging independence and life skills for our children and young people, ensuring that their safety and well-being underpins every decision.

As the Registered Manager:

As the Registered Manager you will have full autonomy of the home, you’ll be integral to the smooth running of daily life within the home, enabling young people to thrive. You will inspire and lead the team to manage a warm and friendly home that provides a safe and supportive environment for children and young people to achieve positive outcomes whilst also achieving compliance with the Children’s Homes Regulations and ensuring your home is always able to evidence a high standard of care and quality.

Successful candidate will have:

  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and management (Residential Childcare)
  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of managing an Ofsted home that carries a rating of good or above.
  • Have experience of working with children and young people with challenging behaviours including mental health and behavioural problems
  • Full UK Driving license

Benefits:

  • Additional £5,000 bonus based on Quality and Commercial Performance
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 days bank holidays (increasing with service)
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • DBS paid
  • Contributory Company pension scheme
  • On-site parking

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a national company, that values its staff and offers continued training and progression.

For more information, please call Rhys Jones in the Cheltenham Safehands office.

Night Residential Support Worker

Job Title: Night Residential Support Worker

Location: West Yorkshire, UK

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full-Time / Temp to Perm

About Us:

Our client  provides top-quality care and substitute parenting for young people with emotional and behavioural challenges. Our approach is rooted in core values, extensive experience, and a thriving independent agency culture.

Role Summary:

As a Night Residential Support Worker, you’ll play a vital role in delivering services to young people in residential settings. Your responsibilities span a range of functions, from residential care to emergency admissions, outreach, respite, throughcare, and aftercare. You’ll also provide support to young people with disabilities. Ensuring the safety and continuity of services, even outside the residential setting, is your primary objective. This role fosters a nurturing environment, prioritising the holistic needs of young people, including physical, emotional, psychological, cultural, and educational aspects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver high-quality services for young people and families.
  • Act promptly and effectively in the absence of Team Leaders/Assistant Team Leaders to ensure the immediate care and safety of young people.
  • Manage needs, assess and mitigate risks, and implement risk management plans in line with statutory duties and council policies.
  • Serve as a key worker when required, completing tasks assigned via the child plan and considering young people’s views.
  • Ensure adherence to unit procedures, including administration, business processes, health and safety, and petty cash handling.
  • Contribute to comprehensive assessments, individual care planning, and attend relevant meetings.
  • Uphold child protection guidelines and promote young people’s wellbeing and safety.
  • Support young people in their use of social media and stay informed about IT trends and issues.
  • Collaborate with young people, families, lead professionals, and relevant community professionals.
  • Participate in routine domestic and maintenance activities to maintain a nurturing environment.
  • Assist young people in attending educational and work facilities.
  • Advocate for young people and facilitate their access to independent advocacy services.
  • Ensure compliance with Health and Safety legislation and guidance.
  • Undertake additional tasks as directed by Team Leaders/Assistant Team Leaders for the safety and wellbeing of young people and staff.

Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare or the commitment to register within 3 months of appointment and achieve within 18 months. Commitment to continuing professional development.
  • Experience: Prior experience working with children and young people, building trust and relationships. Proficiency in IT and record-keeping. Experience in residential settings and inter-agency collaboration.
  • Knowledge: Familiarity with residential children’s home policies, child protection, care and placement planning, and young people’s needs.
  • Skills: Effective stress management and emotional resilience. Proficient in administrative tasks related to children’s home management. Problem-solving skills and collaborative ability.
  • Equality and Diversity: Promote equality, diversity, and non-discrimination in line with legislation and policies.

Must-Have Requirements:

To be eligible for this position, candidates must meet the following requirements:

Driving License and Access to a Vehicle:

  • Candidates must possess a valid driving license and have access to a reliable vehicle. This requirement is essential for performing duties that may involve transporting young people and supporting them in various settings.

Fluent English Speaker:

  • Proficiency in the English language is crucial for effective communication with young people, colleagues, and professionals. Candidates should be able to speak, read, and write in English fluently.

These requirements are non-negotiable and essential for the successful execution of the role.

Candidates who do not meet these prerequisites are advised not to apply.

Support Worker

Safehands Recruitment is currently assisting a very prestigious charity in Bradford to recruit a Support Worker. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of their busy residential care services in Bradford. They are looking for talented individuals with experience in social care in a supervisory role, working with people with learning disabilities. This is a full-time permanent position that entails 37.5 hours a week.

Location:

Bradford

Salary:

£10.70 PH (£19,260)

Job Type:

Full-time, Permanent (37.5 hours per week)

Relocation/Commute:

Bradford

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with daily chores like cooking and cleaning
  • Promoting independence among the individuals they support
  • Providing personal care
  • Handling complex needs
  • collaborating with other agencies and families

To excel as a Support Worker, you should embody kindness and compassion, along with a genuine desire to assist people. Your ability to take initiative to enable those they support to engage in activities they love is crucial. They also value a bright personality and a good sense of humour in their support workers.

Additional Benefits:

  • Competitive Pay
  • 20 days of paid leave, plus 8 bank holidays, with increases after year 3 and 5
  • Pension contributions
  • Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advisory services
  • Fully funded training opportunities and access to national recognised qualifications
  • Travel to work scheme
  • Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3500 retailers

Please note that successful applicants will undergo a comprehensive DBS check to ensure safety and security.

Support Worker

Safehands Recruitment is currently assisting a very prestigious charity in Bradford to recruit a Team Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of their busy residential care services in Bradford. They are looking for talented individuals with experience in social care in a supervisory role, working with people with learning disabilities. This is a full-time permanent position that entails 37.5 hours a week.

Location:

Bradford

Salary:

£10.70 PH (£19,260)

Job Type:

Full-time, Permanent (37.5 hours per week)

Relocation/Commute:

Bradford

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with daily chores like cooking and cleaning
  • Promoting independence among the individuals they support
  • Providing personal care
  • Handling complex needs
  • collaborating with other agencies and families

To excel as a Support Worker, you should embody kindness and compassion, along with a genuine desire to assist people. Your ability to take initiative to enable those they support to engage in activities they love is crucial. They also value a bright personality and a good sense of humour in their support workers.

Additional Benefits:

  • Competitive Pay
  • 20 days of paid leave, plus 8 bank holidays, with increases after year 3 and 5
  • Pension contributions
  • Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advisory services
  • Fully funded training opportunities and access to national recognised qualifications
  • Travel to work scheme
  • Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3500 retailers

Please note that successful applicants will undergo a comprehensive DBS check to ensure safety and security.

Lead Senior Support Worker

Safehands Recruitment is currently assisting a very prestigious charity in Bradford to recruit a Lead Senior Support Worker. This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of their Bradford Leadership Team. They are looking for talented individuals with experience in social care in a supervisory role, working with people with learning disabilities. This is a full-time permanent position that entails 37.5 hours a week.

Location:

Bradford

Salary:

£11.70 per hour (£21,060)

Job Type:

Permanent – Full Time

Key Responsibilities:

As a Lead Senior Support Worker, you will lead and act as the first point of contact in the absence of the Team / Service manager.

Ensure full and accurate communication during handovers.

Assist the Team / Service Manager with the day-to-day supervision of Support Workers and, when needed, undertake formal supervision.

Compile team rotas and activity plans as required by the Team / Service Manager.

Maintain and verify the accuracy of financial records for the people we support.

Carry out ‘on-call’ duties when required.

Model person-centred practice and contribute to the induction and support of new and less experienced support worker colleagues.

Undertake any other reasonable duties as requested.

Qualifications and Experience:

20 days paid leave including 8 bank holidays

12 months of Support Worker experience.

An L3 qualification in Health and Social Care.

Care Certificate Training.

A full, clean driving license (essential for this position).

An enhanced DBS check (required).

Rewards and Benefits:

In return for your dedication and commitment, we offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Pension contribution.

Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling, and advice services.

Fully paid training and access to nationally recognized qualifications.

Access to Blue Light Card Discount and Costco Membership.

Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers.

Your Role:

This is a responsible and diverse role that can be challenging and enjoyable. The core of the job is about providing encouragement, guidance, and support to enable individuals to live as independently as possible, make their own choices, and engage in activities they enjoy.

For more information or an informal chat about the opportunity, please contact Sheikh Taufique at Safehands Recruitment Yorkshire

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