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Bank Care Team Leader

Employer
Abbeyfield
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
4 Dec 2021

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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About Abbeyfield

We're a charity, meaning that the interests of our valued staff and residents sit at the heart of what we do, not shareholders.

The Role

This is a casual (bank) position. You will be asked to work when required, and will have the choice as to whether or not to accept any work that we offer you.

Our Care Team Leaders sit at the heart of what we do. As the recognised leader on a shift, you'll have overall responsibility for regular monitoring of the health, care and social needs of our residents, plus the preparation, implementation and review of their personal care plans, including the administering of medication. You'll supervise, support coach and develop other team members, and liaise with people involved in resident's care, as well as with the residents themselves. Put simply, you'll ensure residents' needs and wishes are at the centre of the care we provide. And as the Senior Carer on that shift, you will keep a cool head and take the lead when staff or residents need help, such as in the event of an emergency.

Pay & Benefits

In line with your casual (bank) worker assignment agreement, we offer competitive pay that is in line with those of our employed staff in similar roles. And depending on how many hours you work, you will accrue leave at an equivalent rate of 31 days paid leave in a full calendar year, inclusive of bank/public holidays. (pro rata)

To carry out this role, you will be provided with mandatory training to get you started, as part of a comprehensive induction. And to work for us in future assignments, you will be expected to keep your mandatory training up to date.

About You

You must be an experienced Carer, ideally with a Level 3 qualification in Health and Social Care or equivalent, or be committed to working towards this. And as a leader of a team, you must be able to demonstrate good organisation and staff management skills. You'll already be skilled in writing and updating Care Plans, and competent in the administration of Medication. But most of all, you'll be passionate and committed to providing exceptional care to our residents, their families and friends.

Finally, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (other than in exceptional circumstances), and intend to have any further booster vaccinations that are made available.
A Great Place to Work

Sycamore House - Sherwood, Nottingham

Sycamore House is a purpose built residential care home, situated on a quiet residential street in Sherwood, Nottingham with good transport links to the city centre. We have 42 registered places providing safe and appropriate care in a warm, friendly environment, which includes a designated separate dementia wing named Kenyon Lodge. Accommodation is provided over three floors with two lifts providing access to all levels, making all areas of our home accessible to those with limited or restricted mobility.

Our wide range of activities and social events, delivered by our passionate and engaging team, have a positive impact on our residents' lives. Every member of our warm-hearted team plays a vital role in continuously supporting our residents to improve their quality of care and wellbeing. We are proud to invest in our team throughout their career with learning programmes and continual professional development.

As part of our team at Sycamore House, you will have a fantastic opportunity to work with some amazing people and give something back to our residents by enhancing and fulfilling their lives.

If this matches your own values and you would like to know more about being part of this successful team, please do get in touch.
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