Senior Care Lead (Nights) - Sturminster Newton, Dorset

Job details
Posting date: 17 January 2020
Salary: £11.21 to £13.46 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 16 February 2020
Location: Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1FF
Company: Colten Care
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 500733

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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

Pay breakdown:

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

About us:

Colten Care is an expanding family-owned business with 21 beautifully appointed care homes across Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire and West Sussex.

Our established services are all rated as 'Good' or 'Outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and we provide residential, general nursing, dementia and short-stay care. We are a prestigious, award-winning healthcare provider that champions the latest approaches to person-centred care. Each of our homes has a distinct character while retaining that all-important sense of 'home'.

We play an active role in furthering dementia friendly communities as part of our work, partnering with Dementia UK to employ Admiral Nurses who offer support to our residents, their families and our colleagues living and working with residents with dementia.

Our aims are simple: to be recognised as both the care home 'provider of choice' and 'employer of choice'.

Note: Your employment is subject to the receipt of two satisfactory job references plus an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) background check.

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