Night Lead

  • The Orders of St John Care Trust
  • Thame, UK
  • 09 May, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Night Lead Location: Meadowcroft Care Home, Thame, Oxfordshire Pay rate: Up to £13.11 per hour Contracted hours: 36 hours per week Shift pattern: 7:00pm - 7:00am including alternate weekends ABOUT THE ROLE Do you have experience of delivering care in a residential or family setting? 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 team of carers, you’ll be responsible for keeping wakeful watch on the security and safety of our residents and the home in general. Whether it’s helping residents with their night-time routines or personal care, providing companionship, supporting with light household duties or administering medication, you’ll play a vital role in ensuring they are leading happy and fulfilled lives. 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 those who live and work in our schemes. Meadowcroft is a 71 bed Care Home situated in Thame, Oxfordshire. The home offers compassionate, high-quality residential, dementia and nursing care in a comfortable, homely setting. We’re rated 9.7 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: * 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 * 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 strong experience as a carer in a care setting with the ability to relate to our residents in a caring and sensitive manner. 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 Night Lead within our care homes, then you could be the next to join us. So, apply and get your career started with us today.