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Senior Care Assistant/Team Leader

Posted 2 February by Health & Social Care Jobs Ltd Ended

We are looking for a terrific Senior Care Assistant/Team Leader close to the Richmond upon Thames area of London. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a highly qualified staff team where everyone loves helping each other out. This job is an easy commute from Twickenham, Hounslow, East Sheen, Wimbledon and Putney.

You need to be as passionate about quality care as our client is. This 32 bedded residential home oozes a homely feeling and they offer specialist care for people living with Dementia and those with cognitive ability. They also offer fantastic facilities for their residents to enjoy, including trips out. There is a person-centred approach to their care with safety, independence and happiness at the heart of what they do.

Our client is a good employer who looks after their team. With this role there are many brilliant perks including:

  • £20,000 per annum;
  • A discount scheme covering everything from insurance to the gym;
  • A pension scheme so you can plan for your future;
  • Regular training.

As their Senior Care Assistant/Team Leader, we want someone who understands why the industry is so important. Being right for the job is all about a genuine commitment to making life better for the residents you look after. It’s that desire to do good that will set you apart from the rest.

For this role you will be involved with many things including:

  • Ensuring the welfare of the residents;
  • Overseeing the staff on shift;
  • Keeping care plans up to date;
  • Liaising with both healthcare professionals and residents’ families;
  • Administering medication;
  • Carrying out quality control audits;
  • Being ready and willing to help anyone who needs it;
  • Leading by example.

It’s a full-time job, working on a shift basis and averaging 35 hours a week. This role involves both weekday and weekend working, and it needs someone who is comfortable doing early shifts (07:30 - 14:30) and late shifts (14:00 - 21:15).

They’ve fostered a fantastic atmosphere of caring, respect and honesty and we want you to be a part of that. You will need experience in a supervisory or leadership role, as well as experience working within the care sector. You will need an NVQ Level 3 plus have good spoken and written English skills. Above all, you will need to be someone with a big heart, who is compassionate, wants to make a real difference, someone who doesn’t mind rolling their sleeves up and would be a positive ambassador for the home.

So, if you want to bring your knowledge of the industry to a warm, dedicated team, we want to hear from you! Just click apply to send us your CV.

Required skills

  • Care Plans
  • Dementia
  • Healthcare
  • Leadership

Reference: 34387989

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