Bank Care and Support Team Leader

Closing date
Greater London
£10.39 per hour

Bank Care and Support Team Leader

Goodwin Court, Barnet

£10.39 per hour (rising to £10.94 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

Hours and when required

Do you need flexibility in the days you work? Our bank contracts allow you to choose from available shifts while giving you the benefits of a consistent work place and the opportunity to build positive relationships with the individuals we support.

We are looking for a friendly and reliable person to join our team as a Bank Care and Support Team Leader, who will be responsible for supervising our experienced team of Care and Support Assistants. Set opposite the picturesque Oakhill Park in East Barnet, Goodwin Court provides apartments and communal facilities for over 55s. We help our residents to enjoy a happy and healthy retirement, offering comfort and peace of mind.

Read more about Goodwin Court here

The role of Bank Care and Support Team Leader will include:

  • Supervising and supporting a team of Care and Support Assistants, including completing and managing the staff rota
  • Assessing the needs of our residents and working closely with residents and their families to ensure those needs are met
  • Managing and monitoring plans to ensure a high standard of care and support is offered
  • Managing the development of staff and identifying training needs to ensure skilled staff are available to meet business needs
  • Identifying and reporting hazards and faults, completing care and support plans, reviewing them in a timely manner, risk assessments and ensuring equipment is kept in working order
  • Ordering monthly medication
  • Carrying out medication audits, as well as other relevant audits
  • Liasing with external agencies such as social workers, district nurses and GPs to ensure residents needs are met

Skills and experiences:

  • Proven experience in a care and support environment is essential
  • Previous experience in a staff supervision role is desirable, including managing staff rotas
  • Good interpersonal and customer care skills
  • Experience with working to deadlines and prioritising work loads
  • Experience of working with a rostering system such as Coldharbour

Why work for Sanctuary Retirement Living?

Sanctuary Retirement Living services provide comfort, independence and peace of mind. Residents live independently, safe in the knowledge that support is available in their home should they need it. Spacious apartments with on-site communal facilities create an environment where residents can enjoy healthy, active and independent lifestyles in their later years.

Ready to join Sanctuary Retirement Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Retirement Living a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s #everydayisdifferent campaign to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care. If you’re considering a caring career, we have many rewarding roles at Sanctuary Retirement Living. For more information on the campaign click here

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