Job Ref: 14398  |   Thornbury

Carer Leader / Team Leader

EXCITING OPPORTUNITY IN A BRAND NEW HOME!!

Location: The Grace Care Centre, Thornbury, South Gloucestershire

Salary: £10.32

Hours of work: Full Time or Part Time Hours available.

The Orders of St John Care Trust is the 2nd largest not for profit care provider in the UK specialising in providing high quality, person centred care for older people, in care homes and extra care housing. As a charity, we ensure that any revenue goes straight back into our homes meaning our residents and staff are well looked after.

We are proud to announce our latest new development The Grace Care Centre is now open!

The Grace Care Centre will be a state of the art 70 bed specialist dementia care centre, offering the opportunity for residents to live in luxury surroundings, with experienced care professionals on hand 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We are delighted to be working with the University of Sterling Dementia Services Centre to ensure we meet their Gold Standard in dementia design so we are confident that our new home can fully support those living with Dementia.


We are now recruiting Carer Leaders to join our new team!

As a Care Leader you play an integral part of the care team, you will be responsible for leading, managing and supporting your care team ensuring they are providing high quality of care and service to all residents at all times.

You’ll play a key part with care delivery in the home, ensuring care plans are regularly reviewed through continuous assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of residents care.

You will take an active part in engaging with residents to understand their lifestyle choices at a level and pace that values the individual and respects their dignity and communication differences. Working within the Care team you will show warmth, compassion and support to our residents and their families; helping to promote independence and dignity and positively enhancing the lives of individuals in our care.

As an important member of our team we will ensure you have all the training, support and tools required to be successful in your new role. We can also offer benefits such as:

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • 20 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Paid breaks
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Ongoing training in care
  • Training in specialism such as dementia
  • Opportunity for career development
  • Uniform provided
  • Cost of DBS check
  • Employee annual reward and recognition
  • Long service rewards and recognition
  • Employee Assistance Helpline
  • “My Reward” giving you discount on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more!
  • Refer a friend to the Trust rewards

Requirements for the Role:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care or equivalent
  • Minimum 12 months full-time or equivalent work in a residential care setting with older people.
  • A sound knowledge and understanding of Dementia Care.

This is a rewarding role full of moments that will make a huge difference to people’s lives. If you feel this may be for you then please apply below.

Additional Information

Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 36
Salary Type: Hourly
Hourly Rate: £10.32
What level of DBS check? Enhanced
Full Job Description: Download Full Job Description

Vacancy closing date: Thursday, 1st August - 2019 22:55

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