Night Team Leader

Cygnet Health Care
Brant Broughton
£15,000 - £19,999
18 Jun 2019
20 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Choose a career that inspires people.

Progress your career as a valued member of one of the most respected and supportive teams in the healthcare sector. In helping us deliver outstanding healthcare you'll be making a real difference to residents and their families every single day, with support from the organisation and your colleagues every step of the way.

Located in Brant Broughton, Lincolnshire, Broughton House is a 29 bed specialist residential service for adults with autism and who may present with behaviours that challenge. We aim to provide a safe, comfortable and effective care environment for those in our care, promoting independence and community integration.

We are currently recruiting for a Night Shift Leader with previous team leading experience who is able to lead on shifts, supervise staff and rotas and provide support to our residents living at the service.

In this role you'll:
  • Ensure that all staff for whom you are responsible are putting policy into practice and are either performing to expected standards or, that you are/have been actively addressing the issues effectively.
  • Ensure that all staff for whom you are responsible receive supervision and appraisal to the required standard, at the correct time and which is properly recorded.
  • Ensure that communication between senior management, other sources and your team, in all directions, is as effective as possible.
  • In the absence of the appropriate Manager, be responsible for the effective management of the team, including effective rostering and deployment of staff.
  • Ensure the medical needs are met at all times. This will involve requesting, administering and auditing prescribed medication as agreed in their plans and in accordance with Group policy and establishment procedure.
  • Have knowledge of and oversee the young people, using this knowledge to contribute to assessments and care planning.
  • Lead and manage shifts with review of effective leadership and manage self-reflection, debrief to achieve high standards.

We're looking for people who have:
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills and the ability to be a good team player
  • Previous team leader or supervisory experience of people
  • Evidence of their ability to manage and resolve crisis and conflict within the workplace
  • Experience in either Residential, Mental Health or Learning Disability settings
  • Relevant qualifications or completed Care Certificate

In return we'll offer you:
  • Opportunity for overtime
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • DBS paid
  • Regular coaching and support
  • Free meals on duty
  • Free parking at site


43.75 Hours Per Week, 12.5 hour night shifts on a rota basis including weekends

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.