About the role
The role is based in Service Delivery, which is the provider arm of the Health, Wellbeing and Adult Social Care directorate. Service Delivery provides direct care to individuals living in their own homes and in-house residential establishments across the county. The service is registered with the Quality Care Commission (CQC) and works in accordance with good practice guidance and standards.
Our Vision is to provide outstanding services and be an employer of choice with highly trained, passionate and dedicated staff.
Are you an experienced carer looking to start a career in management?
We would like to hear from experienced care staff who are keen to progress in their career and develop on their existing skills. You may be an experienced carer looking for a leadership role or an established team leader/senior carer looking for a new challenge.
Joining us as a Team Leader you will be working with the management team with the delivery of frontline care service and will be leading by example showing positive values.
You will act as a Duty Officer having particular responsibility to oversee and guide the Care Assistants, supervise all staff on a daily basis, ensure staff absences are covered, and respond appropriately to immediate issues concerning the daily management of the home.
You will also administer medication, overseeing the administration of medication in accordance with care plans, medication records and departmental policy and procedures and undertaking continual appropriate, accurate and legible record keeping including monitoring and reviewing care plans.
We look forward to hearing from you and please see attached job profile for more information
For an informal discussion contact Alma-Lynne Noble on 01483 404935 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org . We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 08/08/2020.
Interview dates to be confirmed.
We are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.
Our values are what support our vision, shape the culture and are crucial in delivering our corporate strategy.