Team Leader Care Nights

Loughborough, Leicestershire, England
LE12 8TX
Pay
£ 11.0 - 11.5 Per hour
Hours
Full time, Part time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
20 Nov 2020
Closes
20 Dec 2020

Job Description

Our care home in Quorn offers fully personalised care in a luxurious setting.

Lonsdale Mews opened in September 2020 and offers high quality round-the-clock care services, including residential and nursing care, short stays, plus expert dementia care. Our team care for residents at every stage of their care journey.

Our Lonsdale Mews care home will offer spacious, fully furnished bedrooms, each with its own en-suite wet room. Residents are welcome to personalise their room however they wish. Some ground floor bedrooms open onto our landscaped gardens and have their own patio area. The home also has its own contemporary café, cinema and hair and beauty salon, so there is plenty to do, come rain or shine.

The care home is divided into different suites – collections of bedrooms with a dining room and lounge. Creating smaller communities in the home makes it easier for residents to get to know each other, and it keeps hustle and bustle to a minimum, which helps residents who are living with dementia. Other elements of the home’s design – such as signage, lighting and colour schemes – will also promote independence for people living with dementia.

If you have NVQ Level 3 and proven experience of caring for older people, and are looking for a rewarding role that comes with excellent training and great opportunities for personal development, join Care UK as a Team Leader and make a real difference.

Being a Team Leader at Care UK

Team Leaders at Care UK are flexible in approach and have broad experience of caring for others and leading shifts. They’re great at building relationships and inspiring others too. Collaborating and sharing information and ideas comes naturally to them, as does using tact and diplomacy to deal with challenging situations and quickly resolving them. Their innovations help to raise standards, while their passion for what they do is second to none. And, they consider it a privilege to be trusted to look after others. Do you have the same sort of attributes? Then we could have just the role for you.

What you’ll be doing

Being a Team Leader Is about acting as a role model by leading and supervising carers day-to-day, working alongside them and completing regular staff appraisals. It’s also about taking responsibility for case managing residents and liaising with families, health care professional and other stakeholders to ensure that the best care plans are created and delivered. Working closely with nurses to develop the services we provide is an important aspect of the role too, as is administering medication and carrying out risk assessments. Put simply, it’s about making a difference. A real difference.

What you’ll need

Well-organised, IT literate and adept at allocating and delegating work appropriately, you have a proven ability to lead and supervise others and a good understanding of care planning processes. What’s more, you're trained, or willing to train, to administer medication and used to contributing to, monitoring and implementing changes that improve outcomes for residents. Above all, you have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.

The benefits

Specific skills based training

Opportunities to progress through our career paths into more senior and management roles

Earn whilst you learn and take on an apprenticeship

Flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts

Bank holiday enhancements

Stakeholder pension

Free uniform

Free DBS

Thousands of online and in-store discounts

One of the UK’s leading care home providers, Care UK run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK that provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. A top rated employer in best quality results, our goal is to help every employee fulfil their potential by providing first-class training and support.

Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers.

Ref: SYS-11473

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