Team Leader

Thames House, Rochdale

Team Leader 
Home: Thames House
Location: Rochdale, OL16 5NY
Hours: 36
Shifts:12-hour shifts, with the flexibility needed for days and nights 
Hourly rate: Competitive 
 
About the role

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.

 
About the home 

Situated in a quiet, suburban area of Rochdale, Thames House is specifically designed to provide the best possible care for service users. Making every day better for service users is our aim, working with them to achieve personal goals and outcomes. We actively encourage care and activity plans to be updated regularly, enabling the service user to be happy and well cared for. 

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

Previous care experience within a reputable health care provider and NVQ qualifications in Health and Social Care would be advantageous.

 
Career development at Exemplar Health 
We’re committed to investing in our colleagues. The following programmes are available as and when you need them, blending elearning with more traditional programmes.
 
Four day induction for new team members
MAST training to refresh core competencies
Apprenticeships and Higher Apprenticeships
Specialist clinical skills development
Exemplar Health Care is embracing a new and exciting role for care colleagues to develop into a nurse support role with a Trainee Nurse Associate programme. 
 
Rewarding your dedication
The reputation we’ve earned is all thanks to the talented and passionate people at the heart of Exemplar Health Care. And we’re always looking for new ways to say ‘thank you’ for the dedication, care and compassion that our teams show every single day. Here are just some of the benefits:
 
Paid DBS 
5.6 weeks holiday
Continuous professional development 
My FIRST Rewards – with access to lifestyle and retail discounts, an award winning 24/7 employee counselling and support service, and an online Wellbeing Centre
Refer a friend scheme
 
Exemplar Health Care’s FIRST values: 
Our values underpin everything that we do, and ensure that we continue to make every day better for our residents and colleagues. We look for these values in everyone who works with Exemplar Health Care. 
 
Fun
Integrity
Responsive
Success
Teamwork
 
Find out more and apply now 
For further details on the role please read the ‘Job description’ or call our recruitment team on 01706 751840.
 
When you’re ready to apply for the role, click on ‘Apply for this job’ to complete your application.  
 
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