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  • Posted: May 21, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    The Faircape Group is an independent development and property management company with more than 30 years of success in the industry. We incorporate free standing homes, sectional title units, as well as mixed use residential and commercial buildings. The recent acquisition in joining the retirement sector has seen the Group grow beyond expectation. We are a ...
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    Assistant Carer Supervisor (Southern Suburbs)

    Duties include but is not limited to the following:

    • The Assistant Carer Supervisor will ensure that the residents receive the highest standard of care, assist the Carer Supervisor in supporting and guiding the carer team in their day-to-day performance of their jobs. You will also contribute to fostering positive relationships between staff and management and act in a supervisory capacity in the absence of the Carer Supervisor or as operationally required.


    • Participate in the handover process to/from the opposite shift and communicating all observations regarding residents
    • Assist the Carer Supervisor with staff allocation, providing input as required
    • Completion of the Emergency list for Fire & Evacuation Safety in the absence of the Carer Supervisor and reporting all maintenance issues immediately
    • Complete admission and discharge checklists
    • Assists the carer team with day to duties and ensuring the team adheres to infection control measures
    • Provide on the job training and demonstrating corrective measures 
    • Ensuring at that end of each shift that all carer equipment is clean and neatly stored in designated areas


    • Ensure charting times correlate to when tasks are done and that all documentation is complete
    • Ensure all concerns regarding patients are reported to the Shift Leader and documented on our online system Healthware.


    • Ensure all activities as per care plan is done and charted 
    • Ensure a safe and therapeutic environment is created for all residents and that the care plan is up to date with the needs of the resident
    • Ensure appropriate activities are being carried out in different areas and that caregivers are actively involved


    • Ensuring compliance, understanding and adherence to company policies and procedures


    • Ensure infection control policies and procedures are  followed and adhered to
    • Ensure good personal hygiene maintained for all Carers
    • Adherence to the Uniform policy


    • Ensure all company policies and procedures are adhered to in terms of health and safety
    • Ensure all contraventions reported to the Shift Leader before the end of shift


    • Responsible to act in the absence of the Carer Supervisor
    • Take on full scope of duties allocated by the Carer Supervisor


    Education and qualifications:

    • Acknowledged Carer Training from a reputable organization
    • SETA accreditation will be an advantage
    • Grade 10 - 12
    • Minimum 2 years experience working as a carer
    • Previous supervisory experience

    Skills and Knowledge : 

    • To assist in the day to day running of the team, under direction of the Carer Supervisor
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Strong, accurate computer and administration skills
    • Knowledge of caring principles in caring for the aged, this includes:
    • Core carer competency skills
    • Dementia care
    • Palliative care
    • Rehabilitative care
    • Manual Handling knowledge & skills
    • Fall prevention knowledge & skills
    • Computer literate


    • Efficient, able to multi-task and willing to be a team player
    • Must be able to work well with the elderly and have compassion for caring for them
    • Be accepting of change within the role of caring, as the need arises.
    • Be able to work within a team and independently.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Have the ability to make good decisions, think objectively and prevent
    • Ability to work collaboratively with the supervisor and team members
    • Attention to detail
    • Willingness to take on additional responsibilities
    • Ability to step into a leadership role when needed
    • Ability to provide training and support to new staff members
    • Be flexible, hard working, honest and reliable
    • Passionate about caregiving
    • Willingness to work with the residents directly when needed
    • Managerial ability
    • Ability to motivate and inspire team members
    • Ability to follow instructions and protocols accurately
    • Willingness to continuously learn and improve caregiving skills

    Specific requirements

    • Clear health record
    • Clear criminal record
    • Clear credit record
    • Contactable references

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Faircape Group on to apply

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