Night Lead

  • The Orders of St John Care Trust
  • Wiltshire, UK
  • 28 Apr, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Night Care Leader - 30 Hours p/w
Brookside, Melksham
£13.37 per hour


Are you an experienced carer with a desire to progress your career to the next level?

Do you prefer to work nights?

Our care teams make a real difference every day and your professionalism, teamed with kindness and compassion, will be at the core of everything you do. Leading a small team of carers, you’ll be responsible for keeping wakeful watch on the security and safety of our residents and the home in general. You’ll ensure that care plans are regularly reviewed, understanding the importance of maintaining accurate records, and will be able to manage the time of both yourself and your team effectively to support the wellbeing of our residents. You’ll understand that some shifts might be challenging, but you’ll also laugh, have fun and make lasting memories with our residents.

In joining us, you’ll also become part of our extended family. You’ll work alongside other team members who are passionate about providing care, warmth and kindness to all thosewho live and work in our homes.

Brookside is an 50 bed Care Home situated in Melksham. The home offers compassionate, individualised residential care for up to 50 residents in a comfortable, homely setting. We’re rated 8.1 by and Good by the Care Quality Commission. 


The Trust is a great place to work; we’ve been providing care for almost 1,000 years and we’re currently the second largest not-for-profit provider in the UK. Not-for-profit means that we reinvest every penny we make into our residents, colleagues and the care homes we live and work in. Therefore, we offer a great range of benefits, including a competitive salary, training and development. Alongside keeping our colleagues safe with PPE and daily testing.  
Here are some of the other benefits you’ll enjoy as a valued member of our team: 
  • 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)  
  • A workplace pension  
  • Free uniform  
  • Free DBS  
  • Higher rates of pay at weekends  
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme  
  • Blue Light Card and ‘My Rewards’ programme offering you discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more   
  • Care Worker Charity membership for well being and financial aid   

You’ll have previous experience of working in a residential care setting with a NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care, or you’ve achieved NVQ Level 2, and you’re prepared to study for NVQ Level 3. You might have previous supervisory experience, like delegating tasks, supporting inductions for new starters and 1 to 1s but this is not essential.  
What is important is you are a positive role model, with excellent communication skills and a natural ability to get along with others. A supportive individual, able to motivate others to deliver the best possible care to our residents at all times. Alongside being confident taking charge and being able to use your own initiative to resolve problems and deal with queries.  
If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the highest quality of care for our residents as a Care Leader within our care homes, then you could be the next to join us. So, apply and get your career started with us today.