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Senior Care Assistant/Team Leader – Central Cheshire

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Nantwich
£22,126 - £25,012 per year
Full-time, review after 6 months

Overview:

We are looking to recruit an additional Team Leader to join our growing team based in Nantwich. This fantastic opportunity will both challenge you and will require you to use all your supervisory and care skills. This is a key role and will see you working with our other team leaders to guide, mentor and train our team of care assistants. You will also be responsible for monitoring the quality of care provided for our clients.

Joining as a team leader will allow you to further your career in adult social care and complete training in management qualifications to advance into other care management roles as we continue to expand. This is a great opportunity for you to shape a new branch as it grows and be a part of something exciting.

What is the role of a Care Team Leader?

  • To carry out all needs assessments and risk assessments for new clients with regular monitoring and reviews of care plans.
  • To motivate and build the team with ongoing mentoring, supervisions and training needs of all care assistants.
  • To be part of the on-call team in case of an emergency / out of office hours.
  • To maintain close liaison with the Registered Manager. Team Leaders are responsible for the efficient running of their own specific, defined areas and should vary their hours of work in order to effectively monitor and support all care assistants and clients. This will include early mornings, late nights and weekends and will include time on the rota completing care calls and supporting care assistants.

Being a home care Team Leader with SureCare is a demanding but very rewarding career and will give you the opportunity to develop your skills and training and ultimately allow you to progress your career with promotions as we continue to grow.

Apply online or get in touch with us: Call 01270 667 288 or Email enquiries@surecarecentral-cheshire.co.uk

Key Points:

  • At least 2 years experience in home care and 1 year in a supervisory role
  • Achieved NVQ level 2 or above in Health and Social Care
  • Full, valid driving licence and access to a car
  • Self-motivated, organised and flexible to work requirements and changing needs
  • Friendly, caring and sensitive to the needs of others
  • A good leader and mentor
  • An active team player but also able to work on own initiative
  • A good listener and communicator, both verbally and in writing
  • A good problem solver
  • Capable of accepting responsibility and coping with emergencies
  • Excellent computer skills

Benefits:

  • Full Time Salary of £22,126 - £25,012 for a fixed contract of 37 hours, to be reviewed after 6 months. Hours worked over 37 are paid in addition to the salary.
  • Paid travel time and mileage.
  • Workplace pension scheme.
  • Full extensive and ongoing training to support your career progression in our growing branch.
  • DBS cost reimbursed after successful completion of probation period.
  • Up to £100 bonus if you refer a friend to become a carer for SureCare Central Cheshire and a generous refer a client scheme.
  • A growing staff discount scheme.
  • 5.6 weeks annual leave.
  • Free branded uniform, identification card and personal protective equipment.

Working Hours:

37 hours per week

Salary:

£22,126 - £25,012 per year
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