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Title:  Care Team Leader

Location: 

Dumfries, Scotland, GB, DG1 2LF

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  84607

 

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.

 

Care Team Leader

 

Allanbank Care Home, Bankend Road, Dumfries

 

£10.44 per hour

 

22 hours per week – flexibility required to cover both day and night shifts

 

Why work for us?

 

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 Allanbank Care Home for all regardless of role. 

 

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 Allanbank Care Home is special and we’re looking for special people to join us. Become a part of it and apply for this role.

 

Where you’ll work

 

At Allanbank we are proud of the strong relationships our care home has with community groups in Dumfries & Galloway. Every week youngsters from a primary school visit to take part in activities, from baking and reading to arts and crafts. And of course, our residents are the perfect audience for their school plays and performances! We have access to some fantastic activities, including walking football groups and dementia-friendly cinema screenings with Alzheimer’s Scotland. Our residents living with dementia love the Forget-Me-Not Garden Group at HMP Dumfries. In partnership with Dumfries & Galloway NHS, a sensory garden has been created by the prisoners to enable them to give something back to the community. It’s regularly opened exclusively for residents from care homes. Whether doing a spot of light weeding to help maintain the garden or simply sitting and enjoying the tranquillity, our residents really benefit from this inspiring project.

 

Click here for more information about the home.

 

Are you our next Care Team Leader? Here’s more about the role:

 

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.

 

  • 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
  • We give the highest quality of personalised care to our residents in line with their individual care plans
  • Leisure and social activities are a really important part of the day – let’s get stuck in
  • 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.
     

What skills do I need?

 

  • Team work!  A happy team, makes for happy residents and a happy home
  • 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
  • Being able to communicate well is essential along with a flexible approach
  • 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.

 

Benefits and rewards

 

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:

 

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

 

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 01387 249935 and quote Ref: 84607 

 

Closing date: 14 October 2020

 

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.
A PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme) check in respect of protected adults 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.