Care Team Leader
St Elizabeth’s Centre is a specialist Centre providing holistic care together with learning, leisure and other opportunities for adults and children with severe epilepsy, learning difficulties and complex health needs.
Our Health Agency provides a range of Learning Disability, Epilepsy Specialist Nurses, Mental Health and Paediatric nursing alongside therapy to support our residents. We also work in partnership with GP’s, Psychiatrists, and lead Neurologists from both Great Ormond Street and the National Hospital for Epilepsy. Established since 1903, we have a proven track record in providing specialist health support and are committed to promoting the service as a centre of excellence.
Position: Shift Leader
Location: St Elizabeth`s Centre, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire
Job type: 37.5 hours per week. This will include one weekend every 4 weeks and one late shift per week
Salary: £20,435 per annum
Benefits: We offer an excellent range of staff benefits including: A comprehensive induction & development programme, Subsidised restaurant, High Street retail / leisure discounts, Generous holidays, Discounted gym membership, Free Life assurance, Free on-site parking.
About the Role:
Working in the Children’s Home you will be assigned to one of our bungalows and will be one of three shift leaders expected to take the lead responsibility for each shift. This is a busy role where you’ll be leading the staff team on identified shifts and making sure shifts are planned and led in an organised manner. You’ll have responsibility as a key worker and demonstrate good care principles which you’ll reflect in everyday work practises and encourage in colleagues.
We’re looking for someone with excellent communication and organisational skills who is able to lead, motivate and work as part of a team. This is a great opportunity for someone who has experience of providing care and support to young people with additional needs in a residential setting. You’ll need to have already achieved or be currently undertaking a Level 3 Diploma in Residential Child Care or equivalent and be committed to completing this within one year of appointment if not already achieved.
You may have experience of the following: Shift Team Leader, Care Team Leader, Senior Carer, Deputy Care Home Manager, Deputy Manager, Deputy Residential Home Manager, Nurse, Nursing, Registered Nurse, Charity, Not for Profit, etc.
St Elizabeth’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and adults who use our services and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to enhanced DBS clearance. An equal opportunities employer committed to diversity, we welcome applications from all parts of the community.
Registered Charity No. 1176777