Title: Care Team Leader
Location: Bracknell, RG42
Nearest Tube/Station: Bracknell
Wage: Up to 16.00 Gross per Hour
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: Experienced Care Team Leader and experience supporting a client with a physical disability on a 1:1 basis, confident in all aspects of personal care and manual handling.
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 32 hours per week
Family/Client Pets: Yes, 2 dogs.
About this client/child:
Our client Sarah is 23 years old; she is an outgoing, sociable, and bright young lady. Sarah lives independently with the support of her care team in a fully adapted annexe, joined to her family home. Sarah has cerebral palsy, she is a wheelchair user, has a gastrostomy PEG in situ for her medication and enjoys a modified diet orally. Sarah is totally dependent on others to meet all her needs. Sarah has good receptive understanding and communicates using communication aids and non-verbal responses.
Overview of role:
The Team Leader will manage a small team of support workers who provide 1:1 support ensuring Sarah lives her life independently. Typical Team Lead duties include completing rotas, managing timesheets, petty cash, stock levels, and medication as well as diary and appointments, arranging training and completing supervisions for team members etc. You will work in collaboration with Sarah, her family, case manager and MDT to meet care and therapeutic needs. There are 8 hours set aside each week for Team Leader admin duties and the rest of the hours you will have the opportunity to work 1:1 with Sarah. You’ll provide hands-on practical support assisting Sarah with all aspects of her care plan, therapy programmes, daily routine and personal care needs. You will enable and empower her to access appropriate activities in the community, explore new hobbies and interests and continually promote her self-help and independence skills. Hours: Monday, Thursday and Friday from 4.00 pm to 9.00 pm. (admin hours can be added to these shifts) and one Saturday and two Sunday per month, each 12-hour shifts. Pay rates: £15.00 weekdays £16.00 weekends and £17.00 bank holidays. Rates are gross per hour.
Who this job would suit:
An experienced Female* Team Leader, who is highly organised and reliable, with excellent communication skills. It is essential that the Team Leader is confident driving an adapted, automatic vehicle.
What’s great about this job:
Sarah’s team are very friendly and hardworking, and Sarah herself is a pleasure to support. You will have the opportunity to work alongside the current Team Leader, to learn the ropes and feel confident taking over this role. Excellent introduction, training, and ongoing support from Sarah’s case manager.
Who is working with this client?
We are working in association with a private client/case manager on this vacancy; they will be carrying out all recruitment, including shortlisting and interviewing. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to Snap Care sending your CV and contact details directly to our client for their consideration. Please see our website for more info on how Snap works with associated companies/clients.
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or 020 7729 2200
Snap Care is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We are committed to equality of opportunity
and recruitment/selection decisions are based only on individuals' ability to best do the job. *Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1, schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.