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Team Leader - Castle Grange

Salary details: £13,872 - £15,016

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Ref: AH 1765

Kirklees Council

Adults and Health

Adult Social Care Operation

Place of Work: Castle Grange, Ing Lane, Newsome


Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Part Time

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Hours per Week: 26 hours and 15 minutes

Closing date: 23 February 2020

Provisional Interview Date:

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Castle Grange is a purpose built home registered to provide respite care; short stay and long stay care for people with dementia. The home runs 24 hours per day, so flexibility is important. You will work on a 6-week rota including weekends and Public Holidays. The earliest start will be 7:00am and the latest finish 9:45pm.

Reporting to, and supported by, a Deputy Manager, you will be part of a team of Team Leaders, Support Workers, and housekeeping staff.  Your job will also include working in partnership with health staff assessors and the independent sector.

You will act as a role model, providing support and direction to make sure duties are carried out effectively, efficiently and in line with standards - with the needs of service users being the priority. Team Leaders work well with others and develop relationships with service users, relatives and other professionals.  You will make sure there is high quality care and support provided to service users which exceeds Care Quality Commission expectations and standards. 

You will need:

  • Experience of working in a relevant care setting.

  • Awareness of current care practices and standards.

  • Commitment to delivery of quality care provision.

  • Ability to challenge practice that does not meet requirements/standards.

  • Ability to write clear reports and maintain service user records.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for this job.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

Applicants who would like to find out more about Castle Grange or have an informal conversation about this opportunity can contact Sarah Nunns on 01484 517538.

In order to be considered for this role you will need to complete the questionnaire which is part of the application form.



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