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Day Team Leader/ Senior Care Assistant

Location
Anita Dorfman House, Harrow, Stanmore, Greater London, HA7 3

Employment Type
Full Time

Salary
£11.00 + Benefits
Hourly

Contact Type
Permanent

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Do you wish you worked for one of the best care companies around? We’re a multi award-winning organisation looking for a Senior Care Assistant in the Stanmore area. This full-time role (40.25 hours per week) will be helping to provide an exceptional standard of care for our residents in Anita Dorfman House. We like to look after our employees, so in addition to your highly competitive salary we offer an excellent benefits package.

We are a team of many different backgrounds and cultures

Jewish Care is the leading health and social care charity serving the Jewish community in the UK. Though our clients are all of a similar religious tradition, our staff represent diverse cultures and faiths, bringing their own unique perspectives and individuality to their roles.

What you’ll be doing

Acting as team leader, you’ll play a key role in making sure all residents are supported to meet their physical, emotional and social needs. To ensure a seamless provision of care, you’ll manage your team and also act as part of the care team on shift, helping with everything from personal care to administering medicine. Your senior duties will include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Organising staff allocations and breaks
  • Arranging cover for absences
  • Liaising with home managers
  • Dealing with external agencies or visiting professionals (GP etc.)

Who we’re looking for

You’ll be a great communicator who’s confident leading a team, with previous experience in a similar care environment supervising others. As this role is on a day rota basis, you’ll need to be able to work shifts including weekends and evenings. We’re also looking for:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care or equivalent (minimum)
  • Experience working with older people with dementia
  • Willing to undertake all aspects of care to meet residents’ needs

Why you’ll love working with us

No matter how old or young you are, if you want to make a difference where it’s needed most, see what we have to offer. On top of providing some of the most competitive rates of pay in the care industry, we give some excellent benefits including: 4% employer contribution pension, training, free meals, childcare vouchers, eye tests, employee referral bonus, and a generous mileage allowance for work – the list goes on!

If you want a fulfilling career with a company that rewards hard work then don’t hesitate, apply now!

Benefits
Jewish Care offers excellent benefits and training to all staff. Benefits include, free meals, 20 day’s annual leave, Jewish Care Pension scheme, various discounts, Loans and mileage reimbursement, ride to work scheme, eye tests, employee referral bonus and more.

About
Jewish Care is a leading communal organisation. We are the largest health and social care charity for the Jewish community in the UK, caring for nearly 7,000 people every week. Approximately 1500 staff from multi-cultural backgrounds together with 3,000 volunteers help to maintain their service. It provides a wide range of services to help meet the community’s physical, social and emotional needs, both directly and in partnership with other organisations. We care & support many people including; older people with dementia, disabilities, mental health needs and Holocaust survivors and many more.
We aim to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by creating excellent social care that enhances well-being and inspires them to stay connected to their community. The organisation is committed to finding innovative solutions tailored to the people who use their services.
We are a proud to be multi award winning organisation. Prestigious awards and accolades they have received include; The Skills for Care Best Employer for over 250 people, and The Investors in People Gold standard.

Please be aware that this vacancy will close, once a sufficient number of suitable candidates have been identified therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

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