Care Team Leader

Recruiter
Gracewell Healthcare
Location
High Wycombe
Salary
£20,000 - £24,999
Posted
10 Nov 2019
Closes
10 Dec 2019
Ref
1308509671
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About the role
We are currently recruiting for a Full Time Care Team Leader to join our team at Gracewell of High Wycombe located in Lane End.
As we're proud of being an employer of choice we've introduced our new career pay progression awards in recognition of our team members length of service and contribution . We will give you a 10p enhancement on your hourly rate after 6 months service, 20p after 12 months and 30p for 2 year's service.
As Care Team Leader you will assist with daily activities providing residents with both physical and emotional support and personal care as needed. As Care Team Leader you will be responsible for the smooth running of the shift, you will assign specific tasks to the care assistants and monitor their completion. You will develop, review and update the residents personal care plan to meet their changing physical, social and psychological needs, complete risk assessments arrange on going care reviews with family and other medical professionals.
You will promote high standards of care by ensuring all team members are trained and supervised appropriately and you will communicate professionally and warmly with visitors, family members and other health care professionals. Medication administration, re- ordering and returns. Facilitating meetings with GP's and other medical professionals.
About you
  • NVQ 2/3 in Health and Social Care desirable or a willingness to undertake the qualification
  • Proven experience in long term care or assisted living or home health preferred
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Possesses effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to react calmly in emergency situations and be considerate
  • Exhibits a caring and compassionate attitude while articulating true concern for people
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Medication administration training or/and a willingness to undertake training if required
  • Demonstration of proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, Excel)
What we will give you
We believe that happier employees provide a better level of patient care and delivery in their role. You'll receive regular training and supervision, along with development opportunities across the business.
We continue to reward our staff with competitive salaries and a number of employee benefits including.
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend incentive
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Good Samaritan Fund
  • Heart & Soul company recognition programme
  • 'Your choices' voluntary benefits - employee discounted scheme
  • Wellbeing programmes
  • Long service awards
  • Recognition programmes
  • Study support
  • Ongoing career development training
About us
All Gracewell homes provide high quality care in a luxury and welcoming environment, personalised for every resident. Our dedicated and compassionate care teams and trained nurses provide 24/7 onsite, residential care, nursing care, dementia care and respite care, in intimate and modern surroundings.
We aim to create the best possible home, where residents can live the happiest and most fulfilling lives.

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