Balquhidder House
Team Lead Care
£10.50 p/h + employee benefits in addition
Full Time
We are actively hiring for professional and experienced Senior Care Assistant to join our Nights team
  • Promote independence & improve mobility of residents for your specific unit or department
  • Support training and supervision of junior and new Staff Members in all aspects of their work in the Care Centre, under the supervision of senior Staff Members.
  • Ensure the highest possible levels of care are maintained by supporting/assisting Clients, when required, with all aspects of daily living.
  • Assist Clients in all aspects of their care needs (e.g. physical, emotional, and spiritual)
  • Provide supervision and attention when needed, ensuring Clients retain their comfort and dignity
  • Pay particular attention to assisting Clients who have limited mobility or physical / learning difficulties making the best use of aids provided
  • Closely monitor Clients who may be confused and/or who have behavioral problems, Assist in the promotion of continence.
  • Assist in the delivery of care for Clients who are dying or who have a progressive illness. Assist with last offices.
  • Complete, observe, & review care planning needs for Clients, and complete written daily records as instructed and in line with the Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Assist in framework of social activities by interacting with Clients and helping them continue with hobbies and activities in the Care Centre.
  • Carry out regular checks on Clients at intervals determined by senior Staff Members.
  • Make and change beds, ensure that rooms are clean and tidy, and commodes are empty, in line with the Care Centre’s disposal of waste policy.
  • Ensure the Care Centre’s resources are used appropriately
  • To participate, promote and engender the quality culture of Handsale Care Group by adhering to Quality Assurance Systems
Qualifications and Skills
  • SVQ Level 3 or above OR Equivalent in Health and Social Care
  • Experience of Safe Handling of Medicines (Must have)
  • Team Supervision / Care Unit management
  • Satisfactory CRB / DBS checks
  • 28 days holiday (FTE) (including bank holidays)
  • Competitive pay (plus annual pay reviews)
  • Exciting opportunities for career progression
  • Employee Assistant Programme providing 24/7 support, guidance and counselling
  • Mental Health First Aiders within the workplace
  • An excellent range of discounts for restaurants, shops, cinemas, days out and more via our business partner Perkbox
  • Care for Leadership Management Training Programme – growing and enhancing your Leadership Skills
  • Ongoing Training and Development that include nationally recognised qualifications
  • Refer a friend or resident bonus scheme – subject to policy
  • Pension contributions
  • Annual Staff Awards Programme


About The Company

About Handsale Ltd:

Handsale Ltd is a privately-owned healthcare company that currently owns and operates Eight Care Homes across England, Wales and Scotland. Founded in 1988 as a family business, Handsale has proudly maintained its family owned and operated structure to this day. Handsale has over 30 years’ experience in healthcare and is a well-respected group in the industry. The Company operates 523 beds and employs over 650 people. Each Handsale care home is exactly that – a home. They are all situated in carefully chosen areas where their residents can continue to lead fulfilling lives while feeling confident and secure.  The homes are run with an ethos based on quality, trust and support. Handsale prides itself on being an integral part of each of the communities it serves.

Balquhidder House- Handsale Ltd
The home caters 65 residents and offers Nursing and Residential care. We care for people those with Dementia & Old Age. Facility & Services we offer are Palliative Care, Respite Care, Convalescent Care, Alzheimer’s Care, Cancer Care, Stroke, Bipolar/Manic Depression, Cerebral Palsy, Colitis & Crohn's Disease and Separate EMI Unit.

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