Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Team Leader


Job Description:

Team Leader  needed in Southampton £19.95 ph PAYE - Reference:5186115

This role will involve:

  • To support Managers following referrals from hospital or the community to ensure the provision of high quality, safe and responsive residential care to individuals to meet their assessed needs.
  • To support Managers to monitor, manage and develop the provision to meet current and future needs of customers in line with local and government policy.
  • To support Managers to ensure appropriate policies and procedures are in place to meet Care Quality Commission requirements and outcomes, and to provide an effective, efficient and safe service.
  • To undertake the daily management of all aspects of the running of the home including residents’ assessments, admissions, discharges, availability and handovers.
  • Work with staff to ensure that all Care Plans and associated documentation are accurate and upto-date.
  • To manage the administration of medication within the home including the appropriate liaison with health professionals to ensure that medication is correct and up to date for all service users.
  • To provide effective supervision and appraisals to core care staff in line with policies ensuring business plan objectives are included in staff appraisal targets.

Ideally candidates will have;

  • Enhanced DBS Check
  • Understand CQC requirements and be familiar with the regulations of section 20 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 for older people in residential care
  • Can competently administer medication as per SCC Medication Administration policy and procedure
  • Appropriate qualification in Health and Social Care (Health and Social care Diploma or similar) or willingness to gain such qualification
  • Qualified First Aider or working towards

This is a full time role on a temporary contract basis.


If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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