Care Team leader (part time)

£11.40 hourly
  • One to One Recruitment
  • York, UK
  • Nov 01, 2018
Part time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

One to One Recruitment are proud to be working with The Joseph Rowntree Foundation Trust to assist them in their recruitment of full time, permanent, Care Team Leader to be based in either Red Lodge or Hartigg Oaks (both based in New Earswick, York).

Working as part of the management team, you are responsible for providing relationship centred leadership and direction to the care and ancillary team as a shift leader that ensures a safe, effective, caring, responsive and well led service.  Your duties will include managing your team, as well as being personally responsible, for the following:

  • Prioritising residents’ care needs on a daily basis.
  • Meeting the personal needs of residents by ensuring the delivery of care in accordance with individual care plans.
  • Ensuring that the care planned for each resident is delivered in such a way as to meet their individual physical, emotional, intellectual, social and spiritual needs, including end of life care.
  • Ensuring that the administration of medication is carried out safely and responsibly in accordance with JRHT’s policy
  • Monitoring and supporting residents in maintaining a nutritious diet, ensuring that their dietary needs are met. To assist with the planning and preparing meals and monitor fluid intake.
  • To monitor residents’ health and identify any physical changes to their health or mobility consulting with outside professionals
  • Keep confidential records up to date and pass on important information to other staff in a timely way; escalating incidents/issues to Deputy/Registered Manager as necessary.
  • Undertaking reviews with external professionals and family members and follow up actions/issues.
  • Managing the ancillary staff to ensure that the laundry service provided to residents is effective and undertaking housekeeping duties
  • Socialising with residents, encouraging their participation in activities ensuring that other staff are spending such time with residents.
  • To be available to work across JRHT Care Services when needed with sufficient notice given.
  • Attending staff supervisions, appraisals and team meetings and being responsible for ensuring personal training is kept up to date.

It is essential that you have;

  • The ability to lead and direct staff teams, sharing knowledge and experience.
  • QCF/ NVQ Level 2/3 (and be willing to work towards Level 3)
  • A caring and compassionate nature
  • The ability to develop relationships with residents’ families and staff and users of the service
  • Previous team working experience and good communication skills
  • To adopt a flexible approach and able to adapt in line with service needs

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation is an independent social change organisation working to solve UK poverty; a registered housing association and care provider in Yorkshire and the North East.  JRF and JRHT are two important influencing organisations with an ambitious agenda for inspiring positive change in the UK in line with their vision of a prosperous and poverty free UK.

 Shifts are 14 hours or 38.5, pay £11.40/hr plus a range of excellent benefits for you and your family.