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This is a real opportunity for you to bring your talent and experience to this role as part of our transformation of Adult Care Services.
This post has a key leadership role in Adult Services. It sits within Optalis (who provide services on behalf of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead).
The focus of this role will be on the Hospital Team and the Community Team, and you will be instrumental in shaping the teams for the future. We have an established “Home First” service in place and we want to ensure that the experience for people is provided to meet their individual needs whether in hospital or in the community.
You must have experience of working in a multi-disciplinary setting; have a good understanding of hospital processes and be able to lead and manage across both hospital and community settings to achieve best outcomes for people.
You must hold a professional qualification in health or social care and be registered with the appropriate professional body.
Optalis is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our staff and customers. All successful applicants will be required to undertake a DBS check and will need to provide proof of their right to work in the UK.
This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The DBS clearance level required is Enhanced with Adult Barred list.
For advice and information on disclosing criminal records you can contact Nacro’s support service on 0300123 1999 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Optalis is the adult social care delivery partner on behalf of Wokingham Borough Council and the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead Council. Optalis is owned and funded by the 2 Councils. Optalis is not a private provider or an employment agency.
Integrated Care Team
The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead is part of Frimley Health and Care Integrated Care System (ICS). This role sits within the Integrated Care Team, which has Community Matrons, Mental Health Practitioners, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists. The Integrated Care Team aims to wrap care around an individual through the multi-disciplinary cluster meetings that also involve GP surgeries and the voluntary sector, and the Locality Access point, which provides joint health and social care support, and provides personal and practical support to help people lead full and active lives, maintain their independence and dignity, and have choice and control as far as they can to achieve their outcomes.
Optalis are a Mindful Employer, which means we are serious about increasing awareness of mental health in the workplace and providing support for our staff.
We’re also a Disability Confident Committed Employer, which means that as an employer, Optalis is taking action to ensure that people with disabilities and long term health conditions feel supported, engaged and able to fulfil their potential in the workplace.
Optalis is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our staff and customers. We would like to remind successful applicants that they will be required to undertake a DBS check and to provide proof of their right to work in the UK.
Optalis is a local authority trading company owned by and delivering adult social care in both The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and Wokingham Borough Council
Please note: In the event that we receive a high volume of applications, the advert can be closed earlier than the date stated.
Information Governance Officer opportunity (full time)
The Governance and Quality Assurance team provides internal services, with a core focus on continuous improvement and learning to maintain compliance and offer assurance, direction and guidance to the broader teams and functions across Optalis Services.
The Governance and Quality Assurance Team covers the following areas
o Data and Performance Management
o Data Protection
o Governance and Quality Assurance
o Health and Safety
o Information Governance
We are looking for a self-motivated individual who will help us continue to succeed in our levels of quality and compliance.
The Information Governance Officer (IGO) will support the Information Governance (IG) agenda, ensuring the organisation continues to comply with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018.
This post will ensure the business receives accurate reports supported with relevant action plans, including identifying relevant trends for regular business activity and high-impact business areas.
Please see the full JD for further information.
Working for Optalis you will also receive a range of benefits, including:
Human Resources Administrator
Permanent opportunity – 37 hours (will consider part-time applications)
Optalis is one of the largest social care providers in Berkshire. We are a local authority trading company (LATC) working in partnership with Wokingham Borough Council and the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, delivering both provider and statutory services on their behalf.
Our job is to deliver safe, high quality and innovative services, inspired by our customers and founded on our values of fulfilling the potential of every customer, colleague and community we work with.
We are looking for a Human Resources Administrator to join our friendly and busy HR team.
You will support the HR and Learning & Development teams with a range of administrative tasks like processing new starters and leavers for payroll, producing contract variation letters using templates and maintaining records. You will also handle queries, with support from the team.
This is a great opportunity for someone looking for their first HR role. You need to have good spoken and written communication skills and be able to work well in a team, so we all deliver a good service. You need to be confident with MS Office including Outlook. Good attention to detail and the ability to prioritise are also important. If you have a relevant qualification or office experience, that might help too but it’s not essential.
The role is based in our Head Office in Wokingham although you will have the opportunity to do some working from home.
Working for Optalis you will be entitled to the following benefits:
We want to support our employees in their career aspirations and would consider supporting CIPD studies in this role.
Optalis is a local authority trading company owned by and delivering adult social care in both The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and Wokingham Borough Council.
We are a Mindful Employer and a Disability Confident Employer, which means we are serious about looking after our team members’ mental health and providing support to ensure that people with disabilities and long-term health conditions feel supported, engaged, and able to achieve their full potential in the workplace.
Optalis is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our staff and customers. We would like to remind successful applicants that they will be required to provide proof of their right to work in the UK.
Closing date for applications 31st March 2023, should we receive a large volume of applications we may close before this date.
Optalis Extra Care Berkshire works with Wokingham Borough Council to provide support to older adults living in Extra Care services. We currently manage one site in Wokingham and three in Woodley.
An opportunity has come up for a Senior Service Lead to join one of these sites. It is an excellent opportunity for those currently in a senior position or a support worker looking for the next step in their career. With continuous development, supportive learning environment to develop yourself as a leader and manager in social care.
Your responsibilities include supporting the Service Manager in the daily running and management of the service, ensuring all care is delivered to all our customers while meeting CQC and H&S regulations.
You will be responsible for creating person centred care plans which are regularly updated and agreed with customers, deliver and support your staff in delivering care to our customers with dignity and respect. Complete audits, competency and spot checks and attend customer and team meetings. Support with rota management, absenteeism, timesheets, on-call etc. and be a role model and mentor to all the support workers in your team.
Optalis take pride in delivering a service that is caring, responsible and rewarding for both our customers and our staff.
Should this be aligned with your expectations then we look forward to your application.
Join Optalis and be ready to make a difference to someone’s life
Looking for a rewarding career in Community Social Care with Adults?
We are looking for energetic, imaginative and flexible people to work in Adult Social Care. We have teams in community and hospital settings. You will undertake assessments of need and reviews of care packages and placements in residential homes.
You should have a qualification in health and/or social care. Social Care Practitioners will need NVQ Level 2 or equivalent, and Senor Social Care Practitioners will need Level 3 NVQ or equivalent or above. You must have experience of working with older people and people with a physical disability.
Working alongside social workers, occupational therapists and other health and social care colleagues you will be given great support, formal supervision and have opportunities for further training and development.
Optalis is committed to providing excellent services, so we are looking for candidates who are committed to person-centred support, having high standards of practise. You will have the skills to be empathic, a good listener and have an approach that supports people to be as independent as possible.
Would you like to change your life? Would you like each day to be different and rewarding? Would you like to really enjoy your job?
Optalis provides support for Adults across the Royal Borough Windsor and Maidenhead. We are searching for Support Workers to join our team as we expand and grow in the borough
Optalis Support Worker roles entail providing care and support to our customers meeting their person-centred care needs and their day to day care living requirements. This includes delivering personal care, meeting nutritional needs and, administering medication
Experience is not essential as we provide a full training before you embark on your role.
Optalis takes pride in delivering a service that is caring, responsive and rewarding for both our customers and our staff. Should this meet your expectations then we look forward to hearing from you.
As an Optalis carer, you will receive:
For more information email Elaine Holloway: email@example.com
The primary purpose of this role is to promote the welfare and propile of Carers' needs both in and outside of the service. Ensure Carers are well informed about our service and other services they can access. Undertake carers assessments under the Care Act 2014.
For more information contact Ishumael Nyachengwe - firstname.lastname@example.org
To deliver Statutory Services to people who meet the eligibility criteria of the Adult and Community Services Directorate, by supporting the self-assessment of their needs and arranging support in meeting their outcomes and needs specially to enable them to remain within their own home or return to their own home following a hospital admission or care home placement.
To find out more please contact Maria Harrison 07866 780467 or email: email@example.com