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Excellent opportunity to join our team at the beautiful Murrayside Care Home!
Must hold an SVQ L3 Health and Social Care Qualification or willing to work towards this. (Must have experience with medication)
38.5 hours per week.
Day Shifts: 7:45am to 8pm.
Night Shifts 7:45pm to 8am
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If you have S/NVQ Level 3 or HNC/D Care qualification and proven experience of caring for older people, and are looking for a rewarding role that comes with excellent training and great opportunities for personal development, join Care UK as a Team Leader and make a real difference.
Being a Team Leader at Care UK
Team Leaders at Care UK are flexible in approach and have broad experience of caring for others and leading shifts. They’re great at building relationships and inspiring others too. Collaborating and sharing information and ideas comes naturally to them, as does using tact and diplomacy to deal with challenging situations and quickly resolving them. Their innovations help to raise standards, while their passion for what they do is second to none. And, they consider it a privilege to be trusted to look after others. Do you have the same sort of attributes? Then we could have just the role for you.
What you’ll be doing
Being a Team Leader Is about acting as a role model by leading and supervising carers day-to-day, working alongside them and completing regular staff appraisals. It’s also about taking responsibility for case managing residents and liaising with families, health care professional and other stakeholders to ensure that the best care plans are created and delivered. Working closely with nurses to develop the services we provide is an important aspect of the role too, as is administering medication and carrying out risk assessments. Put simply, it’s about making a difference. A real difference.
What you’ll need
Well-organised, IT literate and adept at allocating and delegating work appropriately, you have a proven ability to lead and supervise others and a good understanding of care planning processes. What’s more, you're trained, or willing to train, to administer medication and used to contributing to, monitoring and implementing changes that improve outcomes for residents. Above all, you have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.
- Flexible pay via Wagestream (withdraw up to 40% of your wage at any time)
- Overtime enhancement (time and a half)
- Earn whilst you learn and take on an apprenticeship (SVQ L2 or 3)
- Quality bespoke training to develop your skills
- Flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts
- Competitive refer a friend scheme of up to £1000 depending on role
- Cycle to work scheme
- Free uniform
- Free PVG (Disclosure Scotland)
- Thousands of online and in-store discounts
- Employee Assistance Programme – Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns
One of the UK’s leading care home providers, Care UK run over 130 homes and day clubs across the UK that provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. A top rated employer in best quality results, our goal is to help every employee fulfil their potential by providing first-class training and support.
Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers.
- Where you'll work
Our team at Murrayside care home in Edinburgh offer an impressive range of care, from short-term respite to permanent care for residents living with dementia including residential, nursing and end of life care in a state of the art care home that opened in 2018.
We were delighted to receive a ‘very good’ overall rating by the Care Inspectorate after our routine inspection in May 2023.
Based in Corstorphine, Murrayside care home is close to local bus routes and is commutable from surrounding towns including Livingston and Broxburn.
At Murrayside, we offer rewarding, fulfilling careers that are full of opportunity We support all our team members with innovative training and clear career paths, and you can enjoy working in a friendly, supportive environment where our residents' wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do.
Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.