Shift Leader

Job Reference:
Contract Type:
Business Area:
Care Home
£10.82 to £11.91
Closing Date:
11pm - 30.06.21

Job Title: Night Shift Leader / Med Tech 

Contracted Hours: 36 hours

Salary/Pay Rate: £10.82 to £11.91 per hour (dependent on shift)

Location: Alton, Hampshire

Will you promote wellbeing, strive for excellence, treat people with respect, and keep everyone safe? If the answer is yes, look no further.

Here at Friends of the Elderly, we’re looking for a passionate Night Shift Leader/ Med Tech to join our team on a full-time basis.

Why work for us?

We’re proud to say many of our staff have been with us for more than 10 years and some for more than 20. We are committed to investing in our teams, which is why we offer a great list of employee benefits specifically with you in mind:

·         Working for a charity and a care home rated ‘Good’ by CQC

·         Excellent training and clear career development pathways

·         Retail discounts – save money and earn points at over 3,500 retailers

·         Recommend-a-friend scheme – earn £250 for each referral

·         Long service awards

·         Health Cash Plan & Employee Assistance Programme

·         A bank holiday rate of between £13.69 - £15.48 per hour

What are the duties?

·         Enhancing the lives of our residents

·         Leading a team of health care assistants

·         Upholding a high quality of care for our residents

·         Carry out assessments to create personalised care plans

·         Review documents and ensure records are accurate

·         Administering medication

·         Ordering medications and following prescriptions

·         Ensuring all documentation in regard to medications is kept up to date and used appropriately


What skills do I need?


You will ideally have an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Health and Social Care, or be willing to work towards this. You will also have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a health care setting as a Team Leader. Preferably you will be medication trained. You will have a positive attitude, the ability to think on your feet, and lead by example. We’ll provide you all the outstanding training and tools that you need; all we ask is a willingness to learn and a genuine enthusiasm to encourage others to live their lives to the full.


What is the home like?


The Lawn is a beautiful Georgian period home in the rural village of Holybourne, Hampshire. The Lawn provides specialist residential care, with highly trained staff to meet all of our resident’s needs.

Friends of the Elderly has been supporting and caring for older people since 1905.  Over a century later, Friends of the Elderly is working to ensure that all older people have the opportunity to live fulfilled and respected lives.

Apply online today or email or call our friendly recruitment team on 0300 369 0552 for more information.

Friends of the Elderly is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.

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