Care Team Leader

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and committed Team Leader /Sr. Carer to join the team of our care home client in Ruislip, London.
Please see below the job description:

Title: Team Leader 
Location: Ruislip
Pay rate: £9 - 10/hr (negotiable; based on experience)
Job Type: Permanent
Shift: Full time

Principal Duties
To lead by example to the Carers and support in their supervision, development and appraisals
Organise and manage other Care Assistants throughout a shift of work.
Take on the role of key worker for a group of clients.
Respond to the differing cultural values and diversity of clients.
Report any health and safety issues or equipment failures to your Manager.
Provide personal care to clients with regard to their daily living needs.
Carry out manual handling in accordance with training and in house policy.
Supervise clients at mealtimes ensuring that they have a satisfactory intake of nutrition consistent with their preferences and needs.
Undertake generic cleaning duties particularly at night.
Respect the residents’ rights of choice, privacy, and dignity and be sensitive to each persons needs.

Candidate Requirements
NVQ Level 3 or more in Health & Social Care (preferred)
Food and Hygiene Training
To have a genuine interest for older people
To have good communication skills
Must be experienced in elderly care and administering medication.