Team Leader

Recruiter
INDEPENDENT LIVES
Location
Henfield, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Sep 2019
Closes
23 Sep 2019
Ref
1266569846
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Team Leader Location: Small Dole, Henfield Hourly rate: £13-£15 per hour, depending on experience/following initial training period Reference: GN4482a Hours/shifts: This could be a full-time position for some if required or 2-3 long days per week of 9-12 hours per shift (additional hours available if required) Summary Team Leader/Personal Care Assistant/Nurse to head team of 10 carers looking after a young female adult with severe learning disability and medical needs Position requires good PC skills and the ability to focus heavily and accurately on training new and existing staff, completion of new employee paperwork, booking staff training, updating procedures and supporting employer with ongoing PA Supervision and management Applicants must be caring, conscientious, highly motivated, reliable, punctual, proactive, have a sense of humour and have the ability to follow written and verbal procedures accurately Car owner/driver required - mileage paid Rate £13-£15 per hour dependent on experience and after successful completion of probationary This is a rewarding role with all professional training provided Other Requirements "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9." Must have a UK driving licence Must have access to own vehicle Non smoker All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts. Description My daughter is severely mentally and physically disabled and requires continuous ; She is very sociable and generally happy, but is also extremely ; She requires a lot of assistance with everyday tasks, including full personal ; She has a mind of her own with a great sense of humour and a touch of mischievousness. You will be required to support me in my role as employer, overseeing a Team of 10 PAs, assisting with general staff ; You will also be required to provide full care and support to my daughter who has a tracheostomy/laryngectomy, a corrected spinal scoliosis and ; She lives at home with her mother and brothers and attends a day centre 5 days a ; She requires 2 x carers daily to give her support in these activities, as well as helping to manage a tracheostomy and her epilepsy and to promote learning, recreation and socialistaion into her ; This includes transporting her to and from her activities in the PAs own car (mileage paid) and supporting her at ; She is a very happy, sociable girl with a good sense of ; Equally important is having plenty of common sense, responsibility and 100% reliability and the ability to follow procedure accurately and carefully and to remain calm in all ; Additional duties Domestic - General household duties relating to the care of my daughter. Personal Care: - Assistance with all care required to keep my daughter clean and ; Support with all aspects of her daily care routine to include physio, epilepsy management, feeding and tracheostomy care. Person specification The successful applicant will be: Female due to personal care needs Respectful of the employer's privacy and confidentiality 100% Reliable with good time-keeping Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative Strong hygienic ethics, tidy minded and well organised Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills Good sense of humour Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom Able to work at all times to high standards of Health & Safety Full guidance and training will be provided from the employer

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