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Team Leader / Senior Care and Support Worker


  • Full time
  • 2022-07-15
  • £10.25 - £11.75 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 160622-25462

We are seeking an experienced team leader to join our small team providing support to 12 residents with learning disabilities.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports Registered Manager and performs management duties when manager is absent or out of office
  • Provide High Quality responsive care and support that meets the physical, mental and emotional needs of Service Users.
  • Participate in regular reviews of Care Plans, and implement changes to the Care Plan documentation.
  • Manages inventories and stock, including keeping detailed records of inventory use, and advising management on ordering where necessary
  • Provides encouragement to team members, including communicating team goals and identifying areas for new training or skill checks
  • Assists management with hiring processes and new team member training
  • Answers team member questions in line with company policies, helps with team member problems, and oversees team member work for quality and guideline compliance
  • Communicates deadlines and care plan goals to team members
  • Develops strategies to promote team member adherence to company policies, regulations, and care plans.
  • Conducts team meetings to update members on best practices and continuing expectations
  • Generates and shares comprehensive and detailed reports about team performance, mission-related objectives, and deadlines
  • Ensures company materials and physical working spaces meet and exceed Infection Control standards
  • Provides quality customer service, including interacting with customers, answering customer enquiries, and effectively handling customer complaints




Essential details:

Previous experience is required. NVQ/Diploma Level 3 or higher.

Team Leader Skills and Qualifications:
Team Leadership Experience, Care Knowledge and Industry Experience, IT proficient, Leadership Skills, Strong Oral and Written Communication Skills, Motivational Skills, Results-Oriented, Employee Training Experience, Self-Motivation, Strong Relationship Building.

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Job location

Lawrence House
Landkey Road
EX32 9BW

Job category

Learning disabilities, Residential care home, Senior care / support worker


Lawrence House Care Home Specialist care in a homely environment

Type of organisation



Health and social care


Lawrence House is registered to provide care and support for up to 12 people with learning disabilities.

We have been registered for approximately 25 years and is family run with an ethos on specialist care in a homely environment.

We offer an activity programme, both in house and in the surrounding areas. Some of these activities will require additional funding from the individual if not part of their care package, transport is arranged by the home if unable to access public transport.

We offer a home for life as long as we are able to continue to meet the residents needs.

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