• Full Time
  • Salary: £10 per hour starting rate

Plenus Care Ltd - Lindum Court

The Role

  • Senior Carer – Team Leader

Times and Location

  • Full-time Lindum Court, Owston Ferry

Are you ready to take the next step in your social care career?

  • Lindum Court provides care and support for up to 24 older people, some of whom may be living with dementia. We are a small and friendly home placing great emphasis on providing a dignified, happy and family orientated atmosphere where our residents and staff feel valued and supported.
  • Reporting directly to the registered manager, we are looking for a Senior Carer to act as team leader for the home. This role would ideally suit someone with previous experience as a senior carer who is now looking to move on to a role that will provide support for their ongoing career development.
  • If you have a positive can-do attitude, together with a real desire to promote person-centred care and a kind and compassionate approach we would love to hear from you!

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting residents with all daily living tasks
  • Setting up, reviewing and updating care plans to ensure residents’ health and wellbeing needs are being met
  • Ensuring that all care related records are complete and up to date
  • Working with senior care colleagues to ensure medication is managed and maintained in line with good regulatory practice
  • Take responsibility for ordering, receiving and booking in medication
  • Completing quality audits as agreed with the manager
  • Promoting high standards of care by ensuring staff are well supported and supervised as appropriate and shifts run in a smooth and organised manner
  • Ensuring that the living environment is maintained to high standards of infection control and cleanliness- acting as infection control lead and champion
  • In consultation with the manager, supervising safe admissions to the home
  • Developing positive and professional relationships with residents and their families and healthcare professionals
  • Working with the manager to agree priorities and action plans for developing the service

Benefits

  • Free parking
  • Shift pay enhancement for covering extra shifts
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Free meal on shift
  • Paid breaks
  • Company pays for DBS
  • First uniform paid for
  • Day off and gift voucher for birthdays
  • Incentives for completing training
  • Company funded events
  • Christmas vouchers
  • A company pension – auto enrolment
  • Further training and development opportunities

Requirements

  • Previous experience as a Senior Carer, NVQ/QCF Level 3 in Health & Social Care and a willingness to undertake further training and development. You will have leadership qualities and a willingness to take ownership and see things through, together with a calm, flexible and team orientated approach. Willingness to undertake on-call responsibilities. Reliable transport as the home is in a village location and public transport is limited.
  • To apply or for an informal chat please contact Helen, the manager on 01427 728507 or email helen@plenuscare.co.uk

 

 

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