Team Leader Care

Posted 1 June by Care UK Residential

***Now paying £10 per hour for Night Shifts Only - No Current Day Vacancies*** 

We are look for a colleague to professionally lead the care team during any span of duty, ensuring that a safe, effective and efficient care service is maintained which meets the needs of residents and purchasers.  

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide leadership and support for care staff and act as a champion for residents’ safety and dignity.
  • To maintain skills and knowledge and ensure that care is delivered according to latest guidelines and best practice evidence available.
  • Ensure the ongoing safety of residents, staff and visitors through systematic assessment, monitoring and reviewing processes.
  • Ensure that clear and accurate records and communication systems relating to clinical and care delivery are maintained and effectively used
  • Liaise with GPs and other health professionals to ensure that residents receive the medical and clinical support they require.
Skills & Experience
  • Review the daily delivery of care, including pressure area prevention, nutrition and infection prevention and control procedures. Ensure high standards of care delivery are maintained.
  • Ensure that areas of identified risk are appropriately monitored and outcomes recorded and acted upon e.g. fluid and nutrition charts, turning regimes, blood glucose monitoring.
  • Ensure that residents are encouraged and supported to remain as independent and active as possible. Promote the philosophy of activity based care.
  • Be aware of company policies and procedures and ensure requirements are incorporated into practice.
  • Ensure effective and clearly documented handover systems are maintained to facilitate the effective transfer of information between staff and shifts.
  • Attend and participate in Team Leader and staff meetings as arranged by the Home Manager/Deputy Manager/Clinical Lead.
  • Understand the requirements of the Mental Capacity Act (2005) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (2008) in relation to consent and best interest decision making.



 

Reference: 32711455

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