Care and Support Team Leader - Part Time

Closing date
South East
£9.92 per hour

Care and Support Team Leader – Part Time

St Bartholomew’s Court, Playden

£9.92 per hour (rising to £10.44 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance) Subject to April 2020 Pay Review

21 hours and 28 hours available per week

We are seeking a Team Leader to support a team of Care and Support Assistants in making a real difference to the lives of our residents. St Bartholomew’s Court offers independent living, combined with the peace of mind of an on-site care and support team. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

Read more about St Bartholomew’s Court here

The role of Care and Support Team Leader will include:

  • Effectively supervising and supporting a team of Care and Support Assistants
  • Communicating with doctors, social workers and the local authorities
  • Completing timesheets and inputting these onto the payroll system
  • Rota co-ordination
  • Conducting risk assessments and reviews when they arise
  • Involvement in the recruitment and induction process for new staff members
  • Ordering medication and gap monitoring
  • Managing escalated resident queries
  • Ensuring CQC regulations and standards are met
  • Involvement in CQC inspections
  • On call duties, shared with other Team Leaders

Skills and experiences:

  • Proven experience in a care or housing environment is essential
  • A NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards, is essential
  • Previous experience in a staff supervision role is desirable
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety legislations
  • Good interpersonal and customer care skills
  • A friendly and approachable nature, compassionate towards staff and residents
  • Ability to cope under pressure

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:

  • A pension scheme with contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 28 days paid holiday (including public holidays) pro rata
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work schemes
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours

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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