Lead Carer

Strode Park House, Herne

35 Hours per week working a variety of shifts over a seven day period including evening and weekend work, £8.16 per hour with an additional 20p per hour for NVQ/Diploma Care Qualification, 28 days holiday Pro Rata.

Join us at Strode Park. We are Kent's premier charity for people with disabilities and have been providing care and leisure services for over 70 years. We know that to ensure our care services are exceptional, we need to have great people working here. If you think Strode Park sounds like the place for you, we would love to hear from you.

Strode Park House is a 19th Century Victorian Manor House set in 14 acres of beautiful grounds in the picturesque village of Herne, Kent. We are a nursing and residential home offering both long and short-term care for adults aged 18 and upwards.

As a Strode Park Lead Carer, you will be responsible for supervising and participating in the delivery of care and leading the team to ensure a person centred approach is delivered to all our guests. You’ll play a huge part in ensuring the highest standard of care is delivered in the home, ensuring care plans are regularly reviewed and the service user’s care is regularly evaluated and implemented. You will provide sound, strong leadership for care staff and work effectively with colleagues to ensure guest’s needs are met.

You’ll need the following skills and qualities:

  • NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social care is desirable and/or any additional qualifications in leading a team would also be advantageous.
  • Ability to adhere to professional standards and legislations in relation to CQC.
  • A strong interest in working in Adult care service and desire to make a difference.
  • Have an ability to clearly and appropriately communicate both orally and in written form with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Be enthusiastic, caring, friendly and compassionate.
  • A driving licence and willingness to drive company vehicles is desirable.

To discuss the role in more detail, please contact: Sandra Juniper, Home Manager on 01227 373292 or [email protected].

For more information, please see the  Job Description and Person Specification

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The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure being obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Strode Park is an equal opportunities employer.