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Team Leader Care Nights

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  • If you have NVQ Level 3 and proven experience of caring for older people, and are looking for a rewarding role that comes with excellent training and great opportunities for personal development, join Care UK as a Team Leader and make a real difference.

     

    Being a Team Leader at Care UK

    Team Leaders at Care UK are flexible in approach and have broad experience of caring for others and leading shifts. They’re great at building relationships and inspiring others too. Collaborating and sharing information and ideas comes naturally to them, as does using tact and diplomacy to deal with challenging situations and quickly resolving them. Their innovations help to raise standards, while their passion for what they do is second to none. And, they consider it a privilege to be trusted to look after others. Do you have the same sort of attributes? Then we could have just the role for you.

     

    What you’ll be doing

    Being a Team Leader Is about acting as a role model by leading and supervising carers day-to-day, working alongside them and completing regular staff appraisals. It’s also about taking responsibility for case managing residents and liaising with families, health care professional and other stakeholders to ensure that the best care plans are created and delivered. Working closely with nurses to develop the services we provide is an important aspect of the role too, as is administering medication and carrying out risk assessments. Put simply, it’s about making a difference. A real difference.

     

    What you’ll need

    Well-organised, IT literate and adept at allocating and delegating work appropriately, you have a proven ability to lead and supervise others and a good understanding of care planning processes. What’s more, you're trained, or willing to train, to administer medication and used to contributing to, monitoring and implementing changes that improve outcomes for residents. Above all, you have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.

     

    The benefits

    • Specific skills based training
    • Opportunities to progress through our career paths into more senior and management roles
    • Earn whilst you learn and take on an apprenticeship
    • Flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts
    • Bank holiday enhancements
    • Stakeholder pension
    • Free uniform
    • Free DBS
    • Thousands of online and in-store discounts
       

    One of the UK’s leading care home providers, Care UK run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK that provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. A top rated employer in best quality results, our goal is to help every employee fulfil their potential by providing first-class training and support.

    Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers.

  • Where you'll work
  • Sandfields care home opened in February 2014 and provides the best in residential and nursing care in luxurious surroundings.

    Our purpose-built care and nursing home in Cheltenham, on St George’s Road, provides full time residential and nursing care, and short term respite care, for up to 90 older people.

    Care UK is fast developing a reputation for designing stunning care homes that enhance residents’ lives in a host of ways.

    We get to know each resident extremely well, from their physical needs to their likes and dislikes, hobbies and interests, then design a care plan that’s entirely tailored to them.

    In fact, everything at Sandfields, from the care we provide, through to the wide range of activities we organise, and even the delicious meals our catering team prepare, are tailored to residents – so that each person can continue doing the things they love, receiving an experience that’s as individual as they are.

Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.