Care Team Leader

Heritage Care
11 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Heritage Care has a fantastic opportunity for a Care Team Leader to join the team at Hazlemere Lodge in High Wycombe. Joining us on a full time permanent basis, you will receive a competitive salary of £9.80 per hour. Heritage Care is a charitable organisation that provides a range of flexible individualised care and support services for people with learning disabilities, mental health support needs and older people. We look to recruit people who both embody and share our values: People that always behave with integrity and that seek to inspire everyone they come in contact with. People that respect diversity and value inclusiveness. People that constantly innovate to meet the needs of those we serve and impact lives in a positive way. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Care Team Leader to our team at Hazlemere Lodge in Hazlemere. You will support the manager in developing a person-centred team that supports each individual to live the life of their choice. You will be involved in the provision of direct care, whilst acting as a main liaison point for families and health and social care professionals. Working as part of a key-working team, you will encourage the individuals we support to develop new daily living skills, make new friends and get involved in their community. As the Care Team Leader, you will need strong experience within an older people service. You will need to be a team player and be able to build positive relationships with our service users, their families and our staff and ideally have worked in a supervisory capacity. You will have a QCF Diploma/NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care. Also demonstrate good written, verbal communication skills as well as numeracy skills. Hazlemere Lodge is a purpose built care home for 64 older people. The home has large, beautifully furnished bedrooms, each with their own en-suite facilities and equipped with the latest technology. At Hazlemere we offer personalised care tailored to an individual’s specific needs. We provide nursing care for 32 residents and care for up to 16 residents with dementia. The benefits we offer our Care Team Leader include: - 28 days holiday including bank holidays - Pension scheme - Child Care Vouchers - Bike to work scheme - Discount scheme with a wide range of retailers - Refer a friend scheme - Interest free season ticket loan for travel We also offer an excellent career progression, extensive training and support will be provided. Our own internal QCF Centre (recognised by the City & Guilds) which can lead to formal nationally recognised care qualifications. Salary: £9.80 per hour Hours of work: 35 hours per week – mixture of early and late shifts on rota basis, including working regular weekends and Bank Holidays. All successful candidates are subject to full pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from Disclosure and Barring Service. If you feel you have the skills and knowledge to become our Care Team Leader, please apply now. We’d love to hear from you.