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Glasgow South

Home Instead Senior Care Glasgow North are looking for a motivated individual to join our management team as a Live in Care Team Leader. This will be a fantastic opportunity for a person with a genuinely caring nature to join an established team making a positive difference in the lives of others and their local community. This will be a demanding yet rewarding role for someone looking for professional development.

As an established office of the successful Home Instead Senior Care franchise we supply person centred and bespoke care services to our clients across the Greater Glasgow and surrounding areas.

We are expanding our range of home care services to include Live in Care. As the Live in Care Team Leader you will be commercially aware and your role will be to take operational responsibility for building a team of live in Caregivers and start client live in care packages. Your role will entail responsibility for creating and the ongoing expansion of our live in care operations.

The office is based in Milngavie , and your role will involve a mixture of office based commercial and administration work, care co-ordination and field work which can mean travelling across the territory therefore being a car driver is essential. Primarily you will be based in the office however due to the nature of the care setting environment you will need to be flexible in your approach to working patterns.

We will require the suitable candidate to hold a minimum SVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care and have at least 3 years experience in the care sector at a supervisory or management level.

Your job will entail:

  • Building a team of Live in Caregivers. This will involve advertising, interviewing and hiring suitable Live in Caregivers
  • Networking in the community and with other care professionals to raise awareness of our Live in Care Service
  • Partaking in care consultation, service reviews and completing client support plans
  • Ongoing Staff supervisions and Client QA’s

Person Specification

  • Car Driver and have access to own vehicle
  • Previous experience in a care setting supervisory or managerial role
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Good IT skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Offices

 

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience in a care environment
  • Experience of Moving and Handling techniques
  • Experience of dealing with elderly clients with complex needs
  • Experience of Dementia Care preferred
  • Experience with scheduling (preferred) and excellent PC skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Ability to multi task and work independently
  • Available to do on call as required
  • Minimum SVQ Health and Social Care Level 3
  • Complex elderly care experience (to include stand aids, hoists, catheter care)
  • Must have full clean driving licence and own car.

Benefits

  • Salary £22,000 - £24,000 dependant on skills and experience
  • Continuous professional development
  • Being part of highly motivated, dynamic team
  • Join a successful and growing organisation
  • Position subject to satisfactory references and enhanced PVG check

Please contact Suhail Rehman on 07967 032655 or send a CV with covering letter to suhail.rehman@homeinstead.co.uk