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Care Home Community Lead

Hazel Lodge Care Home, 63 North Trade Road, Battle, East Sussex, TN33 0HW

  • Pay: £13.75 per hour
  • Hours: 44.00
  • Type: Permanent
  • Shift: Days
  • Posted: 13th September 2022
  • Expires: 6th October 2022

ABOUT THE ROLE - We offer a £500 Golden Hello to welcome you when you join Barchester in this role.
As a Community Lead within our Residential Care Homes at Barchester, you’ll help to make our residents’ lives stimulating and fulfilling so that we can deliver the person-centred care and support they deserve. Always focusing on respecting our residents’ independence, privacy, dignity and choice, while leading and supervising our team of Carers and Senior Carers. 

The role of Community Lead will involve some clinical responsibilities, including recording observations on weight and blood pressure, and carrying out simple wound dressing procedures. Across everything you do, you’ll be a role model for your team and someone our residents and their families can trust to provide a safe, reassuring and happy environment. You will build key relationships within the home and externally.

ABOUT YOU
You’ll need senior-level care experience to join us as a Community Lead. You’ll also have supervised others and developed a good understanding of how to provide clinical care for the older person. We'll look for a Level 3 NVQ or Advanced Diploma in Health & Social Care plus a willingness to undertake the assessor qualification. Enthusiastic, tenacious and full of integrity, your caring approach and strong communication skills mean you inspire trust in others. Most of all, you’ll share our commitment to maintaining a vibrant, supportive culture that empowers our people to put our residents and their families first.

REWARDS PACKAGE
As well as a competitive salary, Barchester offers one of the best rewards packages in the care sector. Your generous benefits would include:

• A £500 Golden Hello
• Free learning and development
• Automatic enrolment into our profit share scheme
• A range of holiday, retail and leisure discounts
• Unlimited access to our Refer a Friend bonus scheme
• ‘Employee of the Month’ rewards and ‘Long Service Awards and so much more!

If you’d like to use your leadership and people skills in an organisation that provides the quality care you’d expect for your loved ones, this is a rewarding place to be.

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Benefits and Rewards

We recognise that you and your role is pivotal in shaping the future of our organisation. That’s why in return for your dedication, you’ll receive a competitive salary plus our sector-leading benefits and rewards package. Take a look at how we’re committed to rewarding your amazing work and commitment when you join us.

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About Barchester

We’re proud to have over 240 care homes and six independent hospitals nationwide, that continually meet and exceed all relevant regulatory compliance standards. Join one of our fantastic teams and you’ll make sure our residents and patients get the outstanding quality of care, support, services and facilities they deserve.

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Equal Opportunities

We recognise and celebrate difference and pride ourselves on creating an inclusive environment for all. Whoever you are, we want you to be yourself, always. This enables greater diversity across the entire organisation for the benefit of our workforce and also the people we celebrate life with in our homes and hospitals. Barchester is proud to be an equal opportunities organisation.