Senior Care Lead (Days)

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Job Reference: coltencare/CL/84/424
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Full Time
Contract Details: Permanent
Salary: Up to £12.71 per hour including all enhancements
Working Hours: 42 hours per week, days, including alternate weekends
Closing Date: 11/05/2021
Job Types: Carers
Cluster: New Forest
Site: Court Lodge
Location: Lymington, Hampshire

Job Description

Senior Care Lead

Based at Court Lodge, Lymington SO41 8NQ

42 hours per week, days, including alternate weekends

Up to £12.71 per hour inclusive of all enhancements 

Rate breakdown:

£11.21 per hour base rate, plus £1.50 per hour weekend enhancement



As the Senior Care Lead, you will take a leading role in the administration of medicines, care planning, taking responsibility for infection control audits, moving and positioning practical assessments plus assisting with the training and supervising of new staff.

Under the direction of the nursing team and working closely with the health care teams, you will lead by example to ensure that our residents are receiving an excellent standard of care, underpinned by our 5 values. You will regularly review and update written care plans, ensuring that individual resident requirements are delivered by the all teams in a confidential and sensitive way.

Additionally, you will take responsibility for the personal care of residents, their individual needs and overall physical and intellectual well-being, reporting any decline or concerns to the Nurses as and when required. 

If successfully appointed, we will invite you to attend a bespoke Senior Care Lead training programme which will include medication training, first line leadership skills and much more. Your probation is subject to meeting the course requirements.

An offer of employment will be subject to your attendance and successful completion of the Senior Care Lead 2 week training programme which will commence on 28th June 2021 or 12th July 2021.  You will need to be available to attend either of these two weeks.

About You

You will be ready to take the next step in your career, being a positive role model for your colleagues and someone who can evidence a journey of personal development. You will have at least two year's experience working within adult care, ideally as a Senior Carer or Team Leader, and be qualified to NVQ/Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care. 

Reliable, supportive, confidential, flexible and an effective communicator are just some of the personal attributes required to be successful in the role of Senior Care Lead.

Working with us offers a superb range of benefits including:

  • Competitive rates of pay plus excellent enhancements
  • Support with professional development 
  • Excellent inductions, professional training and ‘on the job’ support
  • You’ll be trained to the nationally recognised ‘care certificate’ standard
  • We provide fantastic homely environments
  • Work with friendly teams and a great support network of internal professionals
  • Offer real career progression opportunities
  • Staff recommendation scheme; tell your friends about us
  • Annual pay review
  • Paid breaks
  • Additional hours / overtime opportunities
  • Hot meals on duty, choose from the daily menu
  • Free uniforms provided
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Background checks at no cost to you

About Us

We are a family-owned care home provider with 21 homes in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and West Sussex. All are fantastic homely environments registered for nursing care, with four specifically dedicated to dementia care. Seven of our homes are officially rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission. We are a long-standing beacon of excellence in elderly people’s care and the UK’s highest rated ‘Large Care Home Group’ on the public review site (rating awarded March 2020).  

For more details, call 01425 460955.