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Night Team Leader - Oakwood Court

  • Application closing date: 20 Jun 2022 00:00

Job Description


Let your brilliance shine with Sussex Housing & Care.

We have exciting opportunities. Perhaps you’re looking for work, or have spent recent months reflecting on your life goals?

If you’re looking for job satisfaction, to be part of a friendly and supportive team, and to brighten people’s lives, look no further, though please note the due to the responsibilities of the role previous experience is essential. We will provide training and support you from the very beginning. We offer a competitive salary, flexible hours, benefits and bonus schemes.

If you share our values;

  • to put residents at the heart of everything you do;
  • to care about what you do and the impact you have;
  • to treat everyone with fairness, dignity, kindness and respect; and
  • to make a difference together as one team...

…come and #CareWithUs. We are a Real Living Wage employer and we care about our people.

Your role will include providing person centred care and support to our residents including personal care and assistance at meal times.

Additionally to Night Care Assistant duties your role will include:

  • supporting and assisting Deputy and Home Manager by providing leadership to the care team
  • acting as the senior person on duty at night in the absence of the Deputy Manager and informing the Home Manager of any problems or concerns in relation to the Home
  • acting as a role model and setting the standard for staff of person-centred care
  • providing support to night care staff and act as a champion for residents' safety and dignity
  • delegating tasks fairly to all the team members and assisting them to complete in a timely manner
  • acting within the care team and in accordance with organisational policies and procedures, to supervise, support and assist in the induction and training of the care staff

Candidate Requirements

  • experience of providing support to people in a caring environment and understand the needs of older people
  • minimun two years' experience in care sector
  • experience of writing, reviewing and recording of care plans
  • NVQ Level 3 or 4 in Health & Social Care or equivalent or an agreement to undertake relevant
  • ability to motivate and inspire confidence and enthusiasm in residents and staff
  • ability to provide coaching & guidance to care staff
  • ability to lead and supervise
  • ability to prioritise own workload and the workload of other staff
  • knowledge of care legislation and guidance

Employment Details

  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Hours: 24 - 36 hours per week
  • Pay: £11.00 Hourly


Additional Information

Full time or part time hours available, shifts are 8pm - 8am

In return, you’ll get a competitive salary, access to other benefits and bonus schemes. We’ll give you excellent support and continuous learning and development, as well as free uniform and parking. Sussex Housing & Care is a not for profit organisation which means that we reinvest any financial surplus back into the organisation to benefit our residents and employees. We are Real Living Wage provider.

*Terms and conditions apply

How to Apply

Please note, this post requires the post holder to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, unless clinically exempt. In addition, staff must commit to working at no more than one other location and undertake regular COVID Testing to ensure the safety of residents, staff and visitors.  

To apply please email your CV with covering letter to jobs@sussexhousing.org.uk

Should you have any queries regarding this role please do not hesitate to contact a member of the HR team via the email above or via phone on 01323 875253