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Team Leader (Care) - Days - Full-Time Ref:10484

Permanent  for Anchor in Felixstowe

Anchor is England's largest not-for-profit provider of housing and care for older people, employing almost 9,000 capable, caring and committed colleagues. Our insight and reputation is built on more than 40 years' experience. During this time Anchor has grown to provide housing and care services to almost 40,000 people at 1,000 locations across England.

Are you energetic, enthusiastic and motivated? Do you have a 'can do' attitude? Are you looking for a varied and interesting career within a leading organisation? If so, we may have the right role for you, offering personal development and opportunities to progress.

Team Leader (Care) - Days

Location: The Firs, 186 Grange Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk IP11 2QF

Contracted Hours: 37.5 per hour

Reporting into the Care Manager, responsibilities will include:-

Assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and reviewing care.Shift management and delivery of rotas, performance of the care teams and embedding Anchor’s culture and behaviours.Dispensing of medication, ensuring procedures are being followed. • Delivering a quality service in line with CQC essential standards, improving the quality of customer’s lives.

Required knowledge & experience:

Care level 3 diploma, experience of leading a team and delivering hands on care, as a senior carer to the elderly.People management experience within a customer focused environment.Health & safety legislation along with the knowledge of safeguarding of vulnerable adults (local/national policies) and the mental capacity act.

Required skills:

Commitment and passion to provide high quality care.Well organized with the ability to negotiate and influence.Flexible, reliable and able to adapt and work under pressure.Approachable attitude.Able to work as part of a team and individually.

Generous benefits including pension scheme, optional 25%discounted private health cover, Life Assurance, discounted retail and child care vouchers and the ability to buy and sell annual leave entitlement.

Job Reference Number: 010484

Closing Date: 05/12/2014

Job added on 21-11-2014