Team Leader - Care Home

  • The Orders of St John Care Trust
  • Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Team Leader - Care Home

Job description

Gloucestershire | 301 - 400 employees

Do you wish to make a positive change in peoples lives? Do you have experience in the care industry and would like to continue your development while managing a care team? We at St. John Care Trust want to hear from you! 

About the role...

As a Team Leader you will be a key member of our care team. You will provide guidance, instruction and practice for the team, ensuring the team is providing the best physical, social and emotional care to our residents. This include holding regular team meetings, promotion of an effective keycarer system and supervision of staff members. You’ll play a key part with care delivery in the home, ensuring care plans are regularly reviewed through continuous assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of residents care. Working within the Care team you will show warmth, compassion and support to our residents and their families; helping to promote independence and dignity and positively enhancing the lives of individuals in our care.

A bit about you...

You are an empathetic individual who considers themselves a team player. A patient individual who prides themselves on their communication skills both verbal and written. You enjoy talking and learning from others experiences, values and beliefs and consider yourself to be a well organised individual. In situations of potential conflict you are calm and quick on your feet.

What's in it for you?

  • We offer professional development (CPD) and training diploma with nationally recognised professional qualifications, including Apprenticeships in health and social care
  • We're a non profit organisation - which means every penny we make goes back to the people who live in our homes and the people who work here
  • Work in new inspiring, contemporary care homes
  • Part and Full Time Opportunities - Work between 12 and 48 hours a week
  • Company pension scheme
  • 20 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • £11.36 per hour and £12.29 for night shift
  • Paid breaks

A bit about us...

We provide care in 72 care homes across Lincolnshire, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and West Sussex. The Order of St John Care Trust is all about people. Everything we do reflects our caring ethos, from our recruitment practices through to the care we deliver each and every day to the people living in our homes and extra care housing schemes. We believe that our residents and day care visitors should enjoy life in an atmosphere of warmth, harmony and understanding, being cared for by people who appreciate their need for privacy and who will respect their dignity and freedom of choice. We strive to remain at the forefront of innovative practice and care delivery. This requires the support of a dedicated and professional team.


Key skills and experience:

  • NVW L3 in Health and Social Care
  • At least 6 months experience in the care industry
  • Educated to GSCE level or equivalent
  • Demonstrate a desire to help others
  • Willingness to learn about the care system and best practices within the environment

Extra Awesome:

  • Knowledge of Care Standards
  • Experience of working with and completing Care Plans
  • Awareness of CQC Competent using Microsoft Outlook including Word and Excel