RH13 | Care Team Leader - West Sussex

Up to £22.00 Gross per Hour | £39,000.00 + Gross per Annum

Date Posted: Monday 08 April 2024

, Ref: 2726

Care Team Leader in West Sussex, RH13. Full-time Care Team Leader role available for a dynamic, flexible and organsied experience Team Leader to manage a growing team in Itchingfield, RH13. £39,000.00 + Gross per Annum

Nearest Tube/Station: Not applicable due to family home location. Own transport required to travel to and from.
Wage/Salary: £20.00 Weekdays | £22.00 Weekends | £39,000.00 + Per Annum | All figures quoted in gross
Driver Essential? Yes, WAV automatic drive for use on duty
Essential: 2 + years experience in a team lead / managerial role within health and social care
Desirable: Therapy experience and knowledge of Conductive Education
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 37.5 hours per week | 30 contact hours and 7.5 hours admin duties
Family/Client Pets: Not applicable
Recruiter: Jade  jade@snapcare.co.uk

About this client/child: Felix is 10 years old; he is an active, intelligent, and determined young man who has recently become a big brother! Felix has a long list of hobbies and interests, including swimming, baking, story-time, socialising with his peers, and loves to be outdoors. He has dystonic cerebral palsy and epilepsy, and as a result, is dependent on others to meet all his care needs. Felix follows the ethos of Conductive Education, which means he is enabled by his support team to be as independent as possible in all his activities of daily living. He uses a communication device talker and is very capable of making his needs and wishes known; he loves general chit-chat! He lives in a fully adapted home with his family in West Sussex. Felix strives for his independence and with the support of his expert therapists, support team, and parents, he is making excellent progress! Felix requires 1:1 day and night (waking), and at times 2:1.

Overview of role: This is a dynamic position, one that will give you the opportunity to work hands on with Felix, in all areas of his care plan, ADL’s, self-help skills, and therapy programmes, whilst continually promoting his independence and working on his overall development. The team leader will work in collaboration with his therapists, conductor (conductive education), team members, parents and case management team. You will manage, lead a team that is growing, and moving to 2:1 support, and organise all aspects of training, supervisions, appraisals, coordinate the rota, manage annual leave /  arrange cover, and manage the team day to day, team meetings, review care plans, update records and detail accurate information. This position will involve working a mixture of shifts, including days, weekends and waking nights. Shift pattern: Afternoon shifts start at 3.15 pm to 8.30 pm, weekends and school holidays offer 11-hour day shifts starting at 9.00 am and waking nights from 8.30 pm to 8.30 am.

Who this job would suit: A proactive, communicative, organised and robust experienced team leader. The successful candidate will be dedicated, reliable, professional and advocate for Felix. It is highly desirable that you are willing to travel abroad, supporting Felix whilst he is on holiday (up to 2 weeks at a time, with plenty of notice). Driver and non-smoker essential.

What’s great about this job: A position that enables you to continue supporting your client day to day, seeing the difference your leadership and management is making. A permanent position working within a friendly family environment, with a large MDT and family that are extremely supportive.

Who is recruiting for this role? Our client is using our Shortlist Service. Snap Care will screen applications to confirm the essential criteria for the position is met. The client will then continue the recruitment process. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to us sending your CV and contact details to our client. Please see our website for more information. 

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