Night Support Worker Team Leader

Ribble View, Preston

Night Care Team Leader/ Senior Support Worker
Ribble View, Preston, PR1 4UD
£9.80 per hour
Full time: 42 hours (3 shifts week 1, 4 shifts week 2) 
 
Are you a born leader and ready to take the next step in your career? 
 
Do you want to work in a fun innovative and diverse nursing home that is different from the rest?
 
Then read on and apply!
 
This purpose built service in Preston is going to become home for up to 30 service users and has 3 suites of 10 bedrooms but will not have the traditional nursing home feel.  The unique layout at Ribble View means that we can care for adults with a vast array of complex mental and physical health needs and associated challenging behaviours.
  
As a health care team leader you will provide warmth, enthusiasm and compassion when providing care to our service users. You will always strive to provide great quality holistic care, making every day better than the last by working pro-activity to meet the needs of our service users.
 
You will also be a team player, demonstrating outstanding communication skills and will be able to demonstrate effective team work.  You will lead, demonstrating outstanding professional practice whilst coaching other in your team. You will promote the core values of care, maintaining independence and dignity while assisting with personal care, ensuring the physical and emotional needs of our service users are met.
 
Key duties:
Promote independence, dignity, respect and choice across service users
Support your care team in carrying out their roles; from assisting with medication and personal hygiene, to supporting organised outings
Maintain care records; recording observations, activities and assessments
Liaise with nurses, GPs and social workers to ensure service users are receiving the medical support required
Review the care and support delivered in a daily basis
Welcome and train new members of your care team
 
Benefits:
5.6 weeks holiday.
Exemplar rewards – retail discounts and vouchers.
Employee assistance program – 24 hour helpline.
Pension plan.
Free car parking.
Free uniform.
Outstanding career progression.
Comprehensive 2 day induction program.
Opportunity to progress and complete NVQ qualifications.
Refer a friend scheme - up to *£1500 per referral
 
Previous care experience within a reputable health care provider and Level 3 NVQ qualifications in Health and Social Care would be required or a willingness to complete the NVQ Level 3.
 
Exemplar Values:
Our Values express what it is like to work in our organisation and our colleagues should make these a part of everything we do: 
Fun
Integrity
Responsive
Success
Teamwork
*welcome bonus depending on role
 
Please call Maria on 07494 894587 in you would like an informal chat
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Lifestyle and retail discounts

Lifestyle and retail discounts - all colleagues can access great savings and monthly discounts on high street shops, restaurants, pubs and holidays, as well as 2-for-1 cinema tickets.

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme - all colleagues can access 24/7 counselling and support through our wellbeing partner, Care First.

Pension Plan

Pension plan – after 3 months, you’ll be auto-enrolled into our pension scheme with NOW pensions, where you’ll have up to 5% of your earnings (depending on your salary) put into the pension and we’ll contribute an additional 3%.

Paid DBS Check

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Referral Bonus

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