Senior Care Lead (Nights) - Sturminster Newton, Dorset
|Posting date:||17 January 2020|
|Salary:||£11.21 to £13.46 per hour|
|Closing date:||16 February 2020|
|Location:||Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1FF|
Senior Care Lead
Based at Newstone House, Sturminster Newton
Up to £13.46 per hour including all enhancements
Training praised as “outstanding” provided as standard part of induction
Basic Pay Rate: £11.21 per hour
£1.50 p/h weekend enhancement
£0.75 p/h night enhancement
42 hours per week (nights) including alternate weekends
By joining our team of superheroes as a Senior Care Lead, you’ll contribute to the excellent care that we provide. Every single one of our superheroes individually delivers amazing dedicated care every day keeping true to our values of being ‘friendly, kind, individual, reassuring and honest'.
More About you
Ideally, you will already have experience of working as a qualified Care Assistant, Senior Care Assistant or Care Team Leader within a care home environment and with at least two years’ experience in Health Care. You’ll be a positive role-model for your team of Care Assistants and someone who can evidence a journey of personal development, having already attained a Diploma Level or NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care or already be part-way through the Level 3. You will be committed to completing the Level 3 with Colten Care.
All-round superheroes considered, so please get in touch!
More About the role
As the Senior Care Lead, you will take a leading role in the administration of medication, care planning, taking responsibility for infection control audits and ‘buddying’ for the training and supervisions of new staff. Full training will be given before you take up these responsibilities.
Working closely with the health care teams, under the direction of the Nurse, you will lead by example to help ensure that our residents receive an excellent standard of care to lead happy and fulfilling lives. You will regularly review and update written care plans, ensuring that individual resident requirements are carried out by the care teams in a confidential and sensitive way.
Additionally, you will take responsibility for the personal care of residents, their individual needs and overall physical and intellectual well-being, reporting any decline or concerns to the Nurses as required.
We offer a unique and dedicated training programme. Training dates to be discussed at interview.
About our benefits
- fully paid breaks – which equates to an 8% pay uplift!
- trained to the nationally recognised ‘care certificate’ standard
- friendly teams and a great support network of internal professionals
- real career progression opportunities
- Attractive workplace setting
- staff recommendation scheme; tell your friends to join us and earn a bonus
- annual pay review
- additional hours / overtime opportunities
- choice of hot or cold meals on duty
- free uniforms provided
- contributory pension scheme
- background checks at no cost to you
We would love to tell you more, call our recruitment line 01425 460955