D2A Healthcare Team Leader

£11.99 hourly
  • Brunelcare
  • Bridgwater, Highbridge, Cheddar and surrounding areas
  • 04 May, 2022
Full time

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced carer, support worker, or team leader to join our Discharge to Assess (D2A) specialist team. 


About the role:


  • You will be required to support with line management and the development of staff within the D2A team. 

  • Support the ongoing service development and liaise with a range of health and social care professionals. 

  • Assess individual’s needs and goals upon discharge from the hospital and write up the support plans following the initial visit and ensure person-centred care is provided. 

  • You will be assisting with personal care such as personal hygiene, toileting, and dressing. 

  • There will be a two week rota, with shifts between 7 am and 10 pm with alternate weekends. 

  • You will be required to be on-call on a roster basis but will receive additional payment. 


About you:


  • Previous line management experience is required as well as excellent communication and coaching skills.  

  • Ability to understand and assess the needs of customers and create person-centred reablement plans.   

  • Proactive, self-motivated and able to identify and implement solutions to ensure our customers regain their independence. 

  • A full driving license and access to your own vehicle are required as you will need to be comfortable with lone working and travelling between customers. 


Job Benefits:


  • £500 welcome bonus on successful completion of your probationary period. 

  • Double time on bank holidays and an extra £1 per hour on weekends. 

  • Mileage allowance of 45p per mile 

  • Equivalent to 30 days of paid annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays), increasing to the equivalent of 33 after 5 years’ service (pro-rata) 

  • Free Enhanced with Lists DBS check and free uniform. 

  • Pension Scheme, which also includes Death In Service Cover

  • Company Sick Pay – Linked to the length of service

  • Care First Employee Assistance Programme, which provides a range of free, confidential services

  • Paid induction, training and ongoing development provided

  • £200 Refer-a-Friend reward  


COVID Vaccinations: 


Due to our work with vulnerable adults and the provision of hands-on care, it is vital that we reduce any risks related to COVID-19. Therefore, we request that all applicants have been fully vaccinated before commencing employment. Being fully vaccinated is a condition of employment with Brunelcare.


If you would like more information on the role, we would love to hear from you. Please contact our Operations Manager, Mandy, via email - mandy.curran@brunelcare.org.uk or call 01278 439 177.