Care Leader Location: Townsend House Care Home, Headington, Oxford Pay rate: Up to £13.85 per hour Contracted hours: 30 hours per week (Fixed term maternity cover) Shift pattern: 6:45am - 2:15pm / 1:45pm - 10:15pm including alternate weekends ABOUT THE ROLE Are you an experienced carer or senior carer with the passion to make a difference? Can you lead a small team of people to deliver outstanding care to our residents, whilst encouraging them to always do their best? 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. Supporting the Home Manager, and leading a team of carers, you’ll be responsible for planning and implementing the kind of care that will give our residents a real sense of security, dignity, and independence. You’ll ensure care plans are regularly reviewed through continuous assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. You’ll be able to manage your time between supporting your team effectively and ensuring the wellbeing of our residents. In return we’ll provide opportunities for career development and clinical training to support your personal growth, all delivered in a nurturing, engaging and rewarding environment. Located in the Headington area of Oxford is Townsend House, offering compassionate residential, early-stage dementia and respite care for 45 residents We’re rated 9.1 by Carehome.co.uk and Good by the Care Quality Commission. AND IN RETURN 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: * 30 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) * A Company pension * Free uniform * Free DBS * Higher rates of pay at weekends * Access to our Employee Assistance Programme * Care Worker Charity membership for well being and financial aid * Blue Light Card and “My Rewards” programme, offering you discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more ABOUT YOU 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.