Title: Care Team Leader
Location: Sevenoaks, TN15
Nearest Station: Sevenoaks
Wage: £35,360.00 + Gross per Annum
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: Experienced Team Leader or Senior Support Worker, experience working within a family setting
Start Date: ASAP, permanent role
Days & Hours: 40 contracted hours per week (including 5 hours for Team Leader admin)
Family/Client Pets: Yes, puppy.
About this client/child:
Roshan is soon to be 6 years old and lives at home in Sevenoaks with his Mummy, Daddy and younger brother aged 2. Roshan is an active, social, and engaging chap with oodles of energy and a love for music, singing and waterplay. Roshan has cerebral palsy and is dependent on others to meet all his care needs. He is mobile through crawling and uses a wheelchair and walker to aid his mobility. He is pre-verbal and uses pictures and sounds to support his communication. This is a busy, active family home.
Overview of role:
We are recruiting for an experienced Care Team Leader on a full-time, permanent basis. As well as providing hands-on support, your role will be to manage a newly recruited team of support workers providing 24/7 support. A full therapy team has recently started with Roshan, you will receive training from each therapist and incorporate each programme into his care plan. Accurate record-keeping and documenting all tasks undertaken to provide care and support to Roshan is essential, so you must be computer literate and demonstrate excellent communication skills. The typical team leader related duties involved: rota planning, supervisions, training, team meetings, liaising with professionals, diary management, petty cash etc. Currently, Roshan is being home-schooled due to COVID-19, so the shifts weekdays and weekends are 12 hours, starting at 7.00am to 7.00pm. When he is back in school, during term-time you will work mornings and evenings: shift time: 7.00am to 10.00am and 2.00pm to 7.00pm. Rates of pay: £17.00 weekdays, £19.00 weekends, Gross per Hour
Who this job would suit:
An experienced Care Team Leader or Senior Support worker carer with previous experience working within a family setting. A confident driver (automatic) is essential. The family will be moving to a new home in the coming months (next year) however will continue to live in Sevenoaks.
What’s great about this job:
You will have the opportunity to lead a newly recruited care team, work alongside highly qualified therapist and professional, implement new strategies and continue working on a 1:1 basis with your client.
Client/Family met by Snap?
No. 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.
Jade is recruiting for this role
or 020 7729 2200
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