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Mercia Grange

Team Leader Care

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Job reference

SYS-7240

Location

538 Lichfield Road, Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham B74 4EH

Min pay rate

£11.08

Max pay rate

£11.58

Role highlights

If you have NVQ Level 3 and proven experience of caring for older people, and are looking for a rewarding role that comes with excellent training and great opportunities for personal development, join Care UK as a Team Leader and make a real difference.

Being a Team Leader at Care UK

Team Leaders at Care UK are flexible in approach and have broad experience of caring for others and leading shifts. They’re great at building relationships and inspiring others too. Collaborating and sharing information and ideas comes naturally to them, as does using tact and diplomacy to deal with challenging situations and quickly resolving them. Their innovations help to raise standards, while their passion for what they do is second to none. And, they consider it a privilege to be trusted to look after others. Do you have the same sort of attributes? Then we could have just the role for you.

 

What you’ll be doing

Being a Team Leader Is about acting as a role model by leading and supervising carers day-to-day, working alongside them and completing regular staff appraisals. It’s also about taking responsibility for case managing residents and liaising with families, health care professional and other stakeholders to ensure that the best care plans are created and delivered. Working closely with nurses to develop the services we provide is an important aspect of the role too, as is administering medication and carrying out risk assessments. Put simply, it’s about making a difference. A real difference.

What you’ll need

Well-organised, IT literate and adept at allocating and delegating work appropriately, you have a proven ability to lead and supervise others and a good understanding of care planning processes. What’s more, you're trained, or willing to train, to administer medication and used to contributing to, monitoring and implementing changes that improve outcomes for residents. Above all, you have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.

The benefits

  • Competitive rates of pay – we continuously review pay in your local market
  • Opportunities to progress through our personalised career paths into more senior and management roles whilst growing your earnings
  • Earn whilst you learn and take on a variety of apprenticeships applicable to your role enabling you to increase your pay once achieved
  • Competitive refer a friend scheme of up to £1000 depending on role
  • Quality and free training to help develop and enhance your skills
  • Bank holiday enhancements
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible hours, including day, night or weekend shifts
  • Free DBS
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts across big known retailers enabling our colleagues to make big savings on every day shopping such as holidays, supermarkets and travel.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns


One of the UK’s leading care home providers, Care UK run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK that provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. A top rated employer in best quality results, our goal is to help every employee fulfil their potential by providing first-class training and support.

Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers.

Where you'll work

Our brand new 67 bedded care home, situated on Lichfield Road and opened it's doors in 2018.  Here at Care UK we recruit people who have a passion for superb care and who love bringing a smile to each resident’s face. We provide sector-leading training so that every team member can deliver the ultimate in quality care. Our team will develop strong bonds with you and your family, getting to know your personality and life story, your passions as well as your pet hates. That way we can be sure we’re making each day the best it can be for you.

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Mercia Grange

Catering Assistant

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Job reference

SYS-7820

Location

538 Lichfield Road, Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham B74 4EH

Min pay rate

£8.91

Max pay rate

£8.91

Role highlights

You

You’re a hard-working individual with experience working in a busy kitchen. Ideally, you’ve already got some experience in a care home setting. You’re also a caring person who understands how important mealtimes are to older, vulnerable people. You’re a good team player who takes pride in your job and is happy to go the extra mile. You know the importance of food hygiene and health and safety rules. Above all, you want to be a valued member of a friendly team. You’re keen to progress in your catering career and do your bit to improve the nutrition of older people.


Your role

Reporting to the Head Chef, you’ll make sure all kitchen equipment and areas are properly cleaned. As part of our hard-working team, you’ll also help prepare tasty, nutritious meals that our residents and guests will enjoy. For example, you’ll take pressure off the chefs by cooking breakfast in the mornings. At main mealtimes, you’ll add those much-loved finishing touches like custard or gravy. You’ll be responsible for safe, hygienic food storage and for making sure kitchen equipment and cleaning materials are kept in their correct places. In return, we’ll give you lots of support, training and opportunities to progress in your career.

As a Kitchen Assistant at Care UK, you can look forward to:

  • Competitive pay – we pay more than the average
  • Flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts
  • Bank holiday enhancements
  • Fast-track career options, e.g. to chef
  • Quality training to develop your skills
  • Stakeholder pension
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Free uniform
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts


About Care UK

We run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK. We provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. As one of the UK’s leading care home providers, our goal is to help every employee fulfil his or her potential – with first-class training and support.

Where you'll work

Our brand new 67 bedded care home, situated on Lichfield Road, is due to open in early 2018.  Here at Care UK we recruit people who have a passion for superb care and who love bringing a smile to each resident’s face. We provide sector-leading training so that every team member can deliver the ultimate in quality care. Our team will develop strong bonds with you and your family, getting to know your personality and life story, your passions as well as your pet hates. That way we can be sure we’re making each day the best it can be for you.

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Mercia Grange

Care Assistant

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Job reference

SYS-7242

Location

538 Lichfield Road, Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham B74 4EH

Min pay rate

£8.91

Max pay rate

£9.52

Role highlights

If you're passionate and caring and looking for a rewarding job that comes with excellent training and great opportunities for personal development, join Care UK as a Care Assistant and make a real difference.

Being a Care Assistant at Care UK

Care Assistants at Care UK come from all walks of life. Some have worked in factories, supermarkets or schools. Some are returning to work after a break. Many have no, or minimal, experience, but are keen to explore a career in care, while many already have invaluable experience. What they all have in common is the right values. They’re adaptable, friendly, polite and caring. They enjoy working as a team with people from different cultures and backgrounds. And, they consider it a privilege to be trusted to look after others. Do you share their values? Then we could have just the role for you.

What you’ll be doing

Being a Care Assistant doesn’t just mean helping residents to remain as active and independent as possible while respecting their rights of choice, privacy and dignity. It means having fun and laughter with them and using your skills to help them deal with day-to-day difficulties like personal care and meal times. It also means working as part of a team to identify their unique goals and implement personalised care plans. And, it means working flexibly to help them explore new interests, engage in physical exercise and activities and make sure they enjoy themselves in a stimulating and homely environment. Put simply, it means making a difference. A real difference.

What you’ll need

Experience of caring for others would be useful, not necessarily in a paid role – you may have looked after an elderly relative or friend. More important though is your kind-hearted nature, your belief in teamwork and your ability to use your initiative and imagination, follow instructions and prioritise a busy workload. You’ll be comfortable talking to, and working with, people from different professions, you’re great at keeping records too. Above all, you have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.

The benefits

Opportunities to progress through our career paths into more senior and management roles

Earn whilst you learn and take on an apprenticeship
Quality bespoke training to develop your skills
Flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts
Bank holiday enhancements
Free uniform
Free DBS
Thousands of online and in-store discounts

One of the UK’s leading care home providers, Care UK run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK that provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. A top rated employer in best quality results, our goal is to help every employee fulfil their potential by providing first-class training and support.

Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers.

Where you'll work

Our brand new 67 bedded care home, situated on Lichfield Road, is due to open in early 2018.  Here at Care UK we recruit people who have a passion for superb care and who love bringing a smile to each resident’s face. We provide sector-leading training so that every team member can deliver the ultimate in quality care. Our team will develop strong bonds with you and your family, getting to know your personality and life story, your passions as well as your pet hates. That way we can be sure we’re making each day the best it can be for you.

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Mercia Grange

Nurse Manager Bank

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Job reference

SYS-12116

Location

Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham B74 4EH

Role highlights

Nurse Manager

Are you an organised, methodical Nurse who is passionate about delivering positive change? Do you want a fast-moving nursing career with Care UK and help our residents get more out of life every day.

What you’ll do

Our Nurse Managers at Care UK support the care team to ensure we fully meet residents’ medical, physical and emotional requirements. You will mentor & motivate colleagues; champion residents’ safety and dignity and drive continuous improvement whilst ensuring compliance with our clinical governance framework. You will provide excellent hands on clinical support to our nursing residents supporting and advocating dignity and choice and will embrace our Living Well with Dementia Strategy helping to educate those you supervise in creating an environment that focus’ on the enrichment of our residents lives.

Who you are

An NMC Registered Nurse (RGN, RMN or RNLD), you will be well versed in Care Planning processes, Catheterisation, Wound Care, Venepuncture, palliative care and fully familiar with clinical assessment tools. You will be keen to develop your leadership skills and clinical knowledge, capable of building close relationships with residents and their families, and determined to drive continuous improvement.

Where you'll work

Here at Care UK we recruit people who have a passion for superb care and who love bringing a smile to each resident’s face. We provide sector-leading training so that every team member can deliver the ultimate in quality care. Our team will develop strong bonds with you and your family, getting to know your personality and life story, your passions as well as your pet hates. That way we can be sure we’re making each day the best it can be for you.

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Mercia Grange

Clinical Lead

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Job reference

SYS-7825

Location

538 Lichfield Road, Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham B74 4EH

Min pay rate

£21.54

Max pay rate

£21.54

Role highlights

You

You’re a senior nurse with a passion for caring for older people. You want to spend more time doing what you do best – nursing, providing care and helping vulnerable people lead happier, healthier lives. When you join Care UK as Clinical Lead, we’ll give you all the support and training you need to develop your specialist nursing skills. This will help you progress more quickly in your career – with excellent opportunities to take on senior management or training roles.  


Your role

You’ll lead the nursing team and be responsible for delivering individual care plans. You’ll also deputise for the Home Manager and work with local GPs and other healthcare professionals. It’s a highly collaborative setting, where everyone pulls together. We’ll look to you to lead, support and inspire your team members, making sure your residents get the very best one-to-one care. As an NMC Registered Nurse (RGN, RMN or RNLD), you’ll have good knowledge of care planning and clinical compliance.

Our Clinical Lead/Deputy Manager role offers you:

  • A competitive salary
  • A choice of day, night or weekend shifts
  • Bank holiday enhancements
  • Access to a company paid web based system for your PIN revalidation
  • A paid DBS check
  • Free uniform
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts


About Care UK

We run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK, providing residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. Our commitment to supporting every team member’s personal development means we can offer you exciting opportunities to progress quickly in your nursing career.  

Where you'll work

Our brand new 67 bedded care home, situated on Lichfield Road, is due to open in early 2018.  Here at Care UK we recruit people who have a passion for superb care and who love bringing a smile to each resident’s face. We provide sector-leading training so that every team member can deliver the ultimate in quality care. Our team will develop strong bonds with you and your family, getting to know your personality and life story, your passions as well as your pet hates. That way we can be sure we’re making each day the best it can be for you.

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Mercia Grange

Home Manager

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Job reference

SYS-12246

Location

Sutton Coldfield B74 4EH

Role highlights

Care UK is one of the highest rated and fastest growing healthcare providers in the country: delivering the highest quality of care and fulfilling lives is at the heart of what we do! Due to the success of our new build projects, we have successfully built and opened 31 new build homes over the past five years, and will be continuing that growth for years to come.

We are currently looking for an experienced, professional and highly personable Home Manager to join our Sutton Coldfield home, Mercia Grange. The ideal Home Manager will be passionate and experienced in the world of healthcare; a proven manager who can confidently demonstrate effective leadership and management, putting care and residents first.

At Care UK everyone makes a difference. We like to think we have a rare culture, where we are open, honest and highly supportive of one another. We are proud to have received several awards for our commitment to delivering an outstanding level of residential and nursing care, with a real focus on engagement with residents, families and staff.

Why choose us?

  • We are experts in our fields, with over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK, providing expert respite, residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people.
  • Our person centred approach has seen us enjoy rapid growth, allowing us to translate this into our people development, offering exceptional career opportunities to our employees.
  • We provide comprehensive training in topics such as managing business performance, systems training, leading projects and driving change
  • We offer one of the best benefits packages in the market including a generous bonus, competitive pension and life assurance schemes.

Are you?

  • Experienced in caring for older people
  • An NMC Registered Nurse (RGN/RMN/RNLD)
  • A capable and confident in leader, with the driven and interest to grow and shape a team
  • Experienced in managing a successful home or services in healthcare
  • Confident in your knowledge of CQC regulations
  • Compassionate and capable in embedding your own culture 
  • Passionate about delivering first class care
  • A positive leader and motivator
  • Capable of hitting the ground running. From your first day you will demonstrate a clear vision of the future and will deliver added value services that make us indispensable to our residents and unequalled in our sector

Where you'll work

Mercia Grange is a CQC-rated ‘outstanding’ care home providing a full range of round-the-clock care for older people. Our team in Sutton Coldfield provide residential, dementia and nursing care, as well as respite and compassionate end of life care.

The home is subdivided into smaller suites on each floor, helping to keep hustle and bustle to a minimum, which is particularly important for residents who are living with dementia. Every aspect of the home’s design incorporate touches that help people living with dementia to feel at home and to find their way around independently.

Each of the home’s 67 en-suite bedrooms are beautifully decorated and furnished. And if residents like the idea of being close to the garden, they can choose a room with direct access to our lovely landscaped gardens.