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Shift Leader - Adults LD - Basingstoke

Shift Leader - Adults LD - Basingstoke

Salary - £17,000 - £19,500

Must be flexible in working hours including days, evenings, sleep ins and weekends.

I am working closely with a highly reputable care provider for adults with various disabilities to find an experienced Support Worker, Senior Support Worker or Team Leader to join one of their homes in Basingstoke as a Shift Leader.

Working closely with all the co-workers within the home, Shift Leaders will lead the team to support the service users ensuring that they are well cared for and supported to lead as independent life as possible.

As well as working in an industry leading provider you will also have the opportunity to earn further qualifications and career progression.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Minimum NVQ Level 2 Health and Social Care (adults)

  • Willing to undertake NVQ Level 3

  • Specialist knowledge and skills relating to Learning Disabilities and Autism

  • Previous experience in a supervisory role in a similar care environment

  • Experience of PROACT-SCIPr-UK®

  • A good understanding of the statutory and regulatory requirements applicable to a care home environment

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the team and managing the home in the absence of the manager and senior staff members

  • Promoting and maintaining the highest standards of person-centred support using PROACT-SCIPr-UK®

  • Providing day-to-day and formal supervision of support workers

  • Supporting managers in performance management and investigations

  • Contributing to the development and implementation of care plans and development programmes

  • Dispensing medication

  • Communicating with families and external agencies

If you are interested in furthering your career and wish to apply, please contact Mark Beaver at Charles Hunter Associates on 0118 948 5555 or email