Team Leader - Residential Care (Nights - Full Time) at Sycamore Lodge

Shaw Healthcare
Up to £10,000
12 Oct 2018
16 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Team Leaders deliver a high quality of care and support to our
service users in line with our core values of 'Wellness, Happiness,
and Kindness'. We believe that these should be present in all we do,
both for employees and those who use our services. Our vision
is to provide the quality of care that we would want for our own
loved ones.
As a Team Leader you will lead by example, providing support and
direction to the team to deliver high quality, person-centred care in
a way which promotes the dignity, privacy, safety and independence of
people using our Service. Under the Service Manager, you will ensure
good practices are developed and maintained, and undertake additional
management responsibilities as directed.

Do I need previous experience…?
Experience in a care setting is essential for this role; preferably
you will be QCF/NVQ Level 3 or above qualified in Health and Social
Care, with experience in administration of medication, including
controlled drugs

Ideal candidate

The skills you’ll need

Be able to provide direction, leadership, guidance and support to
the team, to ensure residents are assigned to receive person centred
care in line with their individual needs.
Provide/receive accurate handovers from the previous shift and
manage staff allocation for all requirements of the day providing
residents with day to day personal care to meet their needs in a
person centred approach.
You will ensure residents are given choices in their personal
care, and that all care delivered is documented and up to date on
the care plans. You will support their well-being through
observation and empathy and responding to their needs.
To ensure all team members have regular supervisions, appraisals
and training as necessary, and to work within agreed targets.

A positive and caring attitude, confident and able to deliver
individualised care and support in-line with each of our residents
support guidelines.
Be able to communicate and engage effectively with our service
users, their families and colleagues. Good interpersonal and working
relationship skills are essential.
As shift Team Leader it is important that you have the appropriate
skills to motivate, encourage and manage other employees.
As the role requires work with vulnerable people and delivering
personal care and support, your employment will be subject to
appropriate pre-employment checks including references and a
Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

About the company

Why Shaw healthcare?

We are one of the UK’s leading Health and Social care providers who
deliver a wide spectrum of care in a variety of purpose-built care
environments; care homes for the elderly, specialist dementia units,
mental health units and low secure psychiatric hospitals.
We highly value the wonderful contribution of our employees who stay
with Shaw healthcare. They enable a high level of continuity of care
for our service users. Continuing relationships between our employees
and service users and their families are fundamental to the quality of
the care we provide.
We recognise this in our Employee of the Month programme, local
Shining Stars and our famous Annual Star Awards. We also provide an
Annual Loyalty Bonus Scheme with a bonus of an additional weeks pay,
at the end of a completed year, based on your average pay over the
year - and our unique biannual incentive scheme paid to all staff in
our services that meet our high quality standards.
Shaw healthcare have an excellent employee benefit package, which includes:

The Annual Loyalty Bonus
Our Service Incentive Scheme Bonus
Full paid induction programme
Work towards a QCF qualification and excellent
development/promotion opportunities
Our Refer a Friend bonus scheme (earn up to £1000)
Paid annual leave 28 days per year inclusive of bank holidays
Free Uniform
Discounted Meals while on Shift
Child care vouchers
Pension scheme
Retail discounts and vouchers
Holiday discounts
Online benefits and cashback rewards
Employee Assistance Programme to all contracted staff including
face to face counselling

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