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Title:  Care Team Leader


Basingstoke, South East, GB, RG24 7BN

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  91963


At Sanctuary Care, we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. It goes without saying that kindness is what care is all about, so first and foremost, we carefully choose our staff for their kind and compassionate nature. We aim to care, nurture and enrich the lives of all in our ‘family’ at Sanctuary Care, whether that’s our staff, residents or family members.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Care Team Leader


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Basingfield Court Residential Care Home, Huish Lane, Old Basing, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG24 7BN


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">£10.64 per hour


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">40.5 hours per week, working every other weekend – Saturday and Sunday


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Why work for us?

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">We spend so much time at work don’t we, so our ethos at Sanctuary Care is to enrich the lives of both our residents and staff. Let’s have some fun while we’re at work, support each other and work hard as a team.  There’s loads of training and promotion opportunities available for those who want to pursue it and every day job satisfaction at Basingfield Court Residential Care Home for all regardless of role. 


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Sanctuary Care has over 100 care homes and you can ‘feel’ the difference a team makes the moment you step through one of our doors.  The team at Basingfield Court Residential Care Home is special and we’re looking for special people to join us. Become a part of it and apply for this role.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Where you’ll work

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Children from local Scouts, Beavers, Rainbows and Girl Guides groups in the town regularly pop in for a game of bingo and to treat our residents to musical performances. Youngsters from Basingstoke’s St Mary’s CE Junior School are also regular guests, joining us for everything from World Book Day to choral performances. Our residents have also been invited to the school for afternoon tea. A Zumba Gold instructor comes to the home every fortnight. High energy and fun, these classes are specially tailored to our more mature audience and the residents absolutely love them! As you can see there’s plenty going on at Basingfield Court and we invite you along for a cup of tea to see for yourself.

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Click here for further information about the home.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Are you our next Care Team Leader? Here’s more about the role:

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">As a Care Team Leader, you will look after the day-to-day needs of our residents, whilst showing compassion, care and commitment to having a positive impact on their lives. You will work with a team of like-minded individuals, all with a desire to ensuring that our residents are comfortable in their home. You will also support Care Assistants in their development.


  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">First and foremost – we work together as a team to enrich our residents’ lives – let’s support our colleagues too and have fun in the process
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">We give the highest quality of personalised care to our residents in line with their individual care plans
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Leisure and social activities are a really important part of the day – let’s get stuck in
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">It’s very simple – if we can be the best Care Team Leader we can be by being kind and supportive in every way to our residents, their families and our colleagues, then we’re all doing a great job.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">What skills do I need?

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Team work!  A happy team, makes for happy residents and a happy home
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Experience in care is an essential requirement and it is essential that you are willing to work towards or are qualified to Level 3 NVQ or equivalent in the relevant area
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Being able to communicate well is essential along with a flexible approach
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">You will also be kind and have a real genuine like for older people and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Benefits and rewards

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">We know you work so hard and being the best Care Team Leader you can be needs to be rewarded.  We are very proud to offer the following:


  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">20 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Life assurance
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">CQC performance bonus
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Overtime enhancement
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Occupational sick pay after qualifying period
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Excellent training and development opportunities
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Contributory pension from Sanctuary Care
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">We hope you feel you could be our next team member.  If you’d like to know more about the role before you apply, please call us for a chat on 01256 321 494 and quote Ref: 91963


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Closing date: 17 December 2020


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">We might get a lot of applications so reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time.  Don’t miss out, please apply early.


Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers. 
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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