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Team Leader (Residential Home for Older People) -Surreywide
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/959/2027
  • Published: Fri 26/07/2019, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 31/12/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £21,169 per annum (£11.28 per hour)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Surreywide, Surrey

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Team Leader (Residential Home for Older People) -Surreywide


£21,169 per annum for 36 hours per week or £11.28 per hour for bank positions.

We have a number of Team Leader positions available at the following homes:

  • Birchlands, in Egham (TW20 0NP)
  • Heathside, in Woking (GU22 7BT)
  • Keswick, in Great Bookham (KT23 3ND)
  • Barnfield, in Horley (RH6 7LA)
  • Meadowside, in Staines (TW18 1AN)
  • Chalkmead, in Redhill (RH1 3HE)
  • Orchard Court, in Lingfield (RH7 6ET)

Our care services operate 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. This includes bank holidays, evenings, weekends and nights.

The following opportunities are available:

Full-time opportunities (36 hours)

Part-time opportunities (Night shift-30 hours)

Fixed term opportunities (10 months-36 hours)

Bank opportunities (Night shift-30 hours)
All homes

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.

About the role

Are you an experienced carer looking to start a career in management?

We would like to hear from experienced care staff who are keen to progress in their career and develop on their existing skills. You may be an experienced carer looking for a leadership role or an established team leader/senior carer looking for a new challenge.

Joining us as a Team Leader you will be working with the management team with the delivery of frontline care service and will be leading by example showing positive values.

You will act as a Duty Officer having particular responsibility to oversee and guide the Care Assistants, supervise all staff on a daily basis, ensure staff absences are covered, and respond appropriately to immediate issues concerning the daily management of the home.

You will also administer medication, overseeing the administration of medication in accordance with care plans, medication records and departmental policy and procedures and undertaking continual appropriate, accurate and legible record keeping including monitoring and reviewing care plans.

We look forward to hearing from you and please see attached job profile for more information.

Additional information

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification.

For an informal discussion contact Lonah Buwu on 07805 861531 or via email at

If you are shortlisted for interview we will contact you to arrange an interview date.

We look forward to receiving your application

Additional information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 31st December 2019.

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