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Winchcombe Place

Care Assistant Bank

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Job reference

SYS-4811

Location

Newbury, Berkshire RG14 1LN

Min pay rate

£9.50

Max pay rate

£11.20

Role highlights

What you’ll do

Assisting residents with their physical and emotional needs, you will do whatever it takes to help them get the most out of life. More than just a carer, you will be a true friend who champions their dignity and maximises their independence, and you will have an increasingly important part to play in the development of care plans and the induction of new colleagues.

Who you are

With broad knowledge of caring for the elderly, you will be able to make a significant contribution from your first day. To succeed, you should be capable of prioritising your own workload, maintaining detailed records and using your initiative to the full, and you will be determined to develop your skills with our support.

Who we are

With 120 homes and day clubs across the UK, we provide expert respite, residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. Our highly personal, patient-centred approach has seen us enjoy rapid growth, with three new homes planned for next year, so we can offer exceptional career opportunities to people who care as deeply as we do.

What we offer

As one of our valued care assistants you can expect comprehensive training in general clinical care as well as dementia. What’s more, we offer one of the best benefits packages around, including, a stakeholder pension and life assurance scheme, bank holiday enhancements, child care vouchers, thousands of online and in-store discounts and free uniform.

Where you'll work

At Winchcombe Place care home in Newbury our dedicated team will help your loved one to continue living a busy and fulfilling life.

Our purpose-built care home in Newbury opened in April 2014 and provides a full range of care services for older people, including residential, short-term respite care and even sensitive end of life care.

When you first visit Winchcombe Place care home in Newbury we think you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Think five star hotel rather than care home. We believe that living in a care home should be just as good as living in your own home – in fact, we strive to make it even better. So close by reception you’ll find our hair and beauty salon, where residents can be regularly pampered; there’s a coffee shop where they can relax with visitors over a cup of coffee and a slice of something delicious. There’s even a cinema, where residents can catch the latest releases and Hollywood classics.

Scattered around the rest of Winchcombe Place are other great spaces for relaxing or doing activities, including a library, vintage-themed lounge and an arts and crafts room.

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Winchcombe Place

Domestic

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Job reference

SYS-4508

Location

Newbury, West Berkshire RG14 1LN

Min pay rate

£8.91

Max pay rate

£8.91

Role highlights

Housekeeping Assistant

Full or part time hours are available.

Are you looking for a Housekeeping Assistant/Domestic role that makes a real difference? 

Do you pride yourself with creating and maintaining a clean, relaxing, homely environment for others?

Yes? Here is what makes Care UK different.

Care UK is one of the largest care providers in the UK with over 120 homes. Residents are at the heart of everything we do and so we are offering Cleaners and Housekeeping Assistants the opportunity to make a difference to our resident’s lives whilst undertaking a very important role. This is a chance to work for an industry leader with a holistic and person centred approach to care, and working as part of a close team there is real opportunity to grow and develop your career. 

Led by the Head Housekeeper, you’ll be responsible for carrying out all cleaning duties including communal areas, resident’s rooms and en-suites.  You’ll make sure on a daily basis that deep cleaning tasks are carried out to a high standard, complying with infection control guidelines. It’s important that you respect the privacy and individual needs of the residents. You’ll also need to be comfortable doing some paperwork and re-stocking cleaning supplies as required. It’s a rewarding role and a supportive workplace where we all pull together.

You may or may not have worked in a care home before but it is important to us that you are a caring, positive person with a strong attention to detail whilst taking pride in ensuring a clean and welcoming environment for our residents as well as families and visitors.

We value our colleagues, rewarding them with a great benefits package. This includes, but is not limited to; competitive hourly rates with paid overtime, bank holiday enhancements, free uniform, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, a wide range of retail discounts and access to a calendar of free training to help enhance your skills.

Where you'll work

At Winchcombe Place care home in Newbury our dedicated team will help your loved one to continue living a busy and fulfilling life.

Our purpose-built care home in Newbury opened in April 2014 and provides a full range of care services for older people, including residential, short-term respite care and even sensitive end of life care.

When you first visit Winchcombe Place care home in Newbury we think you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Think five star hotel rather than care home. We believe that living in a care home should be just as good as living in your own home – in fact, we strive to make it even better. So close by reception you’ll find our hair and beauty salon, where residents can be regularly pampered; there’s a coffee shop where they can relax with visitors over a cup of coffee and a slice of something delicious. There’s even a cinema, where residents can catch the latest releases and Hollywood classics.

Scattered around the rest of Winchcombe Place are other great spaces for relaxing or doing activities, including a library, vintage-themed lounge and an arts and crafts room.

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Winchcombe Place

Catering Assistant

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Job reference

SYS-4507

Location

Newbury, West Berkshire RG14 1LN

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

At Winchcombe Place care home in Newbury our dedicated team will help your loved one to continue living a busy and fulfilling life.

Our purpose-built care home in Newbury opened in April 2014 and provides a full range of care services for older people, including residential, short-term respite care and even sensitive end of life care.

When you first visit Winchcombe Place care home in Newbury we think you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Think five star hotel rather than care home. We believe that living in a care home should be just as good as living in your own home – in fact, we strive to make it even better. So close by reception you’ll find our hair and beauty salon, where residents can be regularly pampered; there’s a coffee shop where they can relax with visitors over a cup of coffee and a slice of something delicious. There’s even a cinema, where residents can catch the latest releases and Hollywood classics.

Scattered around the rest of Winchcombe Place are other great spaces for relaxing or doing activities, including a library, vintage-themed lounge and an arts and crafts room

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Winchcombe Place

Care Assistant

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Job reference

SYS-319

Location

Newbury, berkshire RG14 1LN

Min pay rate

£9.50

Max pay rate

£11.20

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. We are looking for care assistants to join the team who share the same values as us: care, passion and teamwork! You will have a passion for helping people when it comes to care and put the residents at the heart of everything you do.

Here's what you can benefit from working with us:

• Job security

• Plenty of PPE

• Wellbeing support

• Career development and training including NVQ qualifications 

• Free parking

• Pension contribution

• 2 weeks paid induction

• Earn whilst you learn

• Quality bespoke training to develop your skills

• Bank holiday enhancements

• Free uniform

• Free DBS

• Thousands of online and in-store discounts

• £250 refer a friend bonus

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.

What you’ll need to have:

Experience of caring/support worker 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.

Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers.

Where you'll work

Our purpose-built care home in Newbury opened in April 2014 and provides a full range of care services for older people, including residential, short-term respite care and even sensitive end of life care.

When you first visit Winchcombe Place care home in Newbury we think you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Think five star hotel rather than care home. We believe that living in a care home should be just as good as living in your own home – in fact, we strive to make it even better.

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Winchcombe Place

Team Leader Care

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Job reference

SYS-4653

Location

Newbury, West Berkshire RG14 1LN

Min pay rate

£12.32

Max pay rate

£12.45

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

At Winchcombe Place care home in Newbury our dedicated team will help your loved one to continue living a busy and fulfilling life.

Our purpose-built care home in Newbury opened in April 2014 and provides a full range of care services for older people, including residential, short-term respite care and even sensitive end of life care.

 

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Winchcombe Place

Receptionist/Administrator

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Job reference

SYS-5539

Location

Newbury, West Berkshire RG14 1LN

Min pay rate

£9.04

Max pay rate

£9.04

Role highlights

You’re a caring person with a friendly manner and smart appearance. You’ve got experience dealing with the general public. Ideally, you’ll have worked in a care home setting. You’ve got a good basic education with GCSEs (or the equivalent) including English and Maths. You also know your way around Microsoft Office. Customer service is something you really enjoy and you’re good at dealing with all sorts of people – face-to-face, on the phone or by email. You’re a multi-tasker who can work well under pressure and uses initiative. You like the idea of being part of a friendly team, working together and contributing to the success of your care home.


Your role

As the first person customers meet when they come to our home, your role is vital. We’ll expect you to welcome visitors in a friendly, professional way. You’ll also make sure the Visitor’s Book is completed properly and that the right team member is told of the arrival. You’ll need a courteous telephone manner and be able to reply promptly to email enquiries. As well as providing great customer service, you’ll be responsible for general office duties such as helping with the payroll. As ‘front of house’, you’ll be a valued member of our team. You’ll receive excellent support from your colleagues and quality training to progress in your career.

As a Receptionist/Administrator at Care UK, you can look forward to:

  • Competitive pay – we pay more than the average
  • Fast-track career options, e.g. into management roles
  • Quality training to develop your skills
  • Flexible hours
  • Bank holiday enhancements
  • Stakeholder pension
  • 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

At Winchcombe Place care home in Newbury our dedicated team will help your loved one to continue living a busy and fulfilling life.

Our purpose-built care home in Newbury opened in April 2014 and provides a full range of care services for older people, including residential, short-term respite care and even sensitive end of life care.

When you first visit Winchcombe Place care home in Newbury we think you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Think five star hotel rather than care home. We believe that living in a care home should be just as good as living in your own home – in fact, we strive to make it even better. So close by reception you’ll find our hair and beauty salon, where residents can be regularly pampered; there’s a coffee shop where they can relax with visitors over a cup of coffee and a slice of something delicious. There’s even a cinema, where residents can catch the latest releases and Hollywood classics.

Scattered around the rest of Winchcombe Place are other great spaces for relaxing or doing activities, including a library, vintage-themed lounge and an arts and crafts room.

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Winchcombe Place

Registered General Nurse Bank

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Job reference

SYS-6014

Location

Newbury RG14 1LL

Min pay rate

£20

Max pay rate

£21

Role highlights

You

You’re a 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, we’ll give you the support and training you need to develop both your clinical and management skills. This is turn will help you progress more quickly in your career – with excellent opportunities to take on senior roles such as clinical lead, home manager or senior trainer.


Your role

In a highly collaborative setting, you’ll lead the care team during your shifts. Your focus will be on making sure every resident gets the very best one-to-one care – medically, physically and emotionally. Working closely with your team members, we’ll expect you to build good relationships with residents, championing their safety and well-being. You’ll also act as Named Nurse for your own portfolio of service users. As an NMC Registered Nurse (RGN, RMN or RNLD), you’ll have good knowledge of care planning and clinical compliance.

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

  • Competitive pay 
  • A choice of day, night or weekend shifts
  • Bank holiday enhancements
  • 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

At Winchcombe Place care home in Newbury our dedicated team will help your loved one to continue living a busy and fulfilling life.

Our purpose-built care home in Newbury opened in April 2014 and provides a full range of care services for older people, including residential, short-term respite care and even sensitive end of life care.

When you first visit Winchcombe Place care home in Newbury we think you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Think five star hotel rather than care home. We believe that living in a care home should be just as good as living in your own home – in fact, we strive to make it even better. So close by reception you’ll find our hair and beauty salon, where residents can be regularly pampered; there’s a coffee shop where they can relax with visitors over a cup of coffee and a slice of something delicious. There’s even a cinema, where residents can catch the latest releases and Hollywood classics.

Scattered around the rest of Winchcombe Place are other great spaces for relaxing or doing activities, including a library, vintage-themed lounge and an arts and crafts room.

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Winchcombe Place

Registered General Nurse

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Job reference

SYS-5034

Location

Newbury, West Berkshire RG14 1LN

Min pay rate

£20

Max pay rate

£21

Role highlights

You

You’re a 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, we’ll give you the support and training you need to develop both your clinical and management skills. This is turn will help you progress more quickly in your career – with excellent opportunities to take on senior roles such as clinical lead, home manager or senior trainer.


Your role

In a highly collaborative setting, you’ll lead the care team during your shifts. Your focus will be on making sure every resident gets the very best one-to-one care – medically, physically and emotionally. Working closely with your team members, we’ll expect you to build good relationships with residents, championing their safety and well-being. You’ll also act as Named Nurse for your own portfolio of service users. As an NMC Registered Nurse (RGN, RMN or RNLD), you’ll have good knowledge of care planning and clinical compliance.

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

  • A choice of day, night or weekend shifts
  • Bank holiday enhancements
  • 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

At Winchcombe Place care home in Newbury our dedicated team will help your loved one to continue living a busy and fulfilling life.

Our purpose-built care home in Newbury opened in April 2014 and provides a full range of care services for older people, including residential, short-term respite care and even sensitive end of life care.

When you first visit Winchcombe Place care home in Newbury we think you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Think five star hotel rather than care home. We believe that living in a care home should be just as good as living in your own home – in fact, we strive to make it even better. So close by reception you’ll find our hair and beauty salon, where residents can be regularly pampered; there’s a coffee shop where they can relax with visitors over a cup of coffee and a slice of something delicious. There’s even a cinema, where residents can catch the latest releases and Hollywood classics.

Scattered around the rest of Winchcombe Place are other great spaces for relaxing or doing activities, including a library, vintage-themed lounge and an arts and crafts room.

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Winchcombe Place

Unit Manager Care

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Job reference

SYS-6228

Location

Newbury, West Berkshire RG14 1LN

Min pay rate

£13.50

Max pay rate

£13.50

Role highlights

If you have proven experience of working in a care home where you supervised teams and met regulatory requirements and are looking for a rewarding role that comes with excellent training and great opportunities for personal development, join Care UK as a Unit Manager and make a real difference.

Being a Unit Manager at Care UK

Unit Managers at Care UK are passionate about, and have experience of, caring for others, leading shifts and supervising a team. They’re great at building trust among staff and residents alike. They have the ability to delegate stretching responsibilities to develop people and believe in working collaboratively and sharing information. If issues arise, they take responsibilty for resolving them. And, when it comes to raising standards through innovation and new ideas, again, they excel. Do you have the same sort of attributes? Then we could have just the role for you.

What you’ll be doing

Being a Unit Manager isn’t just about leading a care team and promoting independence and choice for residents. It's about making sure we fully meet residents’ medical, physical and emotional needs and championing their safety and dignity. It's about taking responsibility for the admission of new residents, carrying out physical/psychological assessments and devising and implementing personalised care and therapy plans for them. And, it's about acting as the company's representative on site, promoting our image and ensuring full compliance. Put simply, it’s about making a difference. A real difference.

What you’ll need

An NVQ in Health & Social Care or equivalent, proven relevant experience and knowledge of evidenced based practice are must haves. You’ll also need the ability to lead and motivate a team and maintain and enhance effective working relationships and be comfortable planning, allocating and evaluating work. Contributing to, monitoring and implementing changes and improvements to services comes naturally to you too. But, 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

At Winchcombe Place care home in Newbury our dedicated team will help your loved one to continue living a busy and fulfilling life.

Our purpose-built care home in Newbury opened in April 2014 and provides a full range of care services for older people, including residential, short-term respite care and even sensitive end of life care.

When you first visit Winchcombe Place care home in Newbury we think you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Think five star hotel rather than care home. We believe that living in a care home should be just as good as living in your own home – in fact, we strive to make it even better. So close by reception you’ll find our hair and beauty salon, where residents can be regularly pampered; there’s a coffee shop where they can relax with visitors over a cup of coffee and a slice of something delicious. There’s even a cinema, where residents can catch the latest releases and Hollywood classics.

 

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Winchcombe Place

Team Leader Care Bank

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Job reference

SYS-8496

Location

Newbury, West Berkshire RG14 1LN

Role highlights

To professionally lead the care team during any span of duty, ensuring that a safe, effective and efficient care service is maintained which meets the needs of residents and purchasers.  To provide care to residents in accordance with their assessed needs to an industry leading standard.
 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and support for care staff and act as a champion for residents’ safety and dignity.
  • To maintain skills and knowledge and ensure that care is delivered according to latest guidelines and best practice evidence available.
  • Ensure the ongoing safety of residents, staff and visitors through systematic assessment, monitoring and reviewing processes.
  • Ensure that clear and accurate records and communication systems relating to clinical and care delivery are maintained and effectively used.
  • Act as a role model for good clinical and care governance practice.
  • Provide leadership and support for care staff and act as a champion for residents’ safety and dignity.
  • Provide effective leadership and support for the care team.
  • Supervise care staff on a day to day basis and through formal supervision processes.
  • Liaise with GPs and other health professionals to ensure that residents receive the medical and clinical support they require.
  • Demand high quality care delivery focused on residents individually assessed needs and choices.
  • Promote the professional image of the services through excellent communication, appropriate behaviour and professional appearance.
  • Support new Team Leaders and care staff in the completion of induction programs, training and competency assessment.


Skills & Experience

  • Maintain skills and keep up to date with clinical developments and best practice in areas relevant to care delivery in the home.
  • Undertaken training appropriate to the roll, as agreed with the Home Manager, and ensure learning is shared and transferred into practice.
  • Review the daily delivery of care, including pressure area prevention, nutrition and infection prevention and control procedures. Ensure high standards of care delivery are maintained.
  • To be responsible for the safe and appropriate management, administration and recording of medication, including controlled drugs and oxygen, in accordance with Care UK Policies and Procedures.
  • Act at all times within your own skills and competence.
  • To attend all statutory and mandatory training as required by the Company in order to fulfil your duties.
  • Conduct and document care and risk assessments and develop care plans related to the assessed needs and choices of individual residents.
  • Ensure that areas of identified risk are appropriately monitored and outcomes recorded and acted upon e.g. fluid and nutrition charts, turning regimes, blood glucose monitoring.
  • Report all accidents and incidents promptly in accordance with Care UK Policy. Ensure accident/incident reports are written clearly and concisely and that any remedial action or learning is incorporated into care delivery.
  • Ensure that residents are encouraged and supported to remain as independent and active as possible. Promote the philosophy of activity based care.
  • Ensure the safety and comfort of all residents, whilst encouraging a happy, homely atmosphere.
  • Be knowledgeable about Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Policies and Procedures and report any untoward events in accordance with Care UK and Local Authority requirements.
  • Ensure that clinical equipment is maintained in a safe, clean and fully functional state. Report any equipment failures or damage to the Home Manager.
  • Be responsible for the care and protection of residents’ property.
  • To maintain standards of infection control within the home and to assist residents to maintain their own infection control needs.
  • Ensure that clear and accurate records and communication systems relating to clinical and care delivery are maintained and effectively used
  • Be aware of company policies and procedures and ensure requirements are incorporated into practice.
  • Ensure effective and clearly documented handover systems are maintained to facilitate the effective transfer of information between staff and shifts.
  • Attend and participate in Team Leader and staff meetings as arranged by the Home Manager/Deputy Manager/Clinical Lead.
  • Understand the requirements of the Mental Capacity Act (2005) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (2008) in relation to consent and best interest decision making.
  • Provide information to residents and relatives in relation to care delivery, being mindful of data protection and Caldicott requirements.
  • Ensure high standard of record keeping are maintained in accordance with the Health and Social Care Act (2008) and Essential Standards of Quality and Safety (2010) and Company requirements.

Where you'll work

At Winchcombe Place care home in Newbury our dedicated team will help your loved one to continue living a busy and fulfilling life.

Our purpose-built care home in Newbury opened in April 2014 and provides a full range of care services for older people, including residential, short-term respite care and even sensitive end of life care.

When you first visit Winchcombe Place care home in Newbury we think you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Think five star hotel rather than care home. We believe that living in a care home should be just as good as living in your own home – in fact, we strive to make it even better. So close by reception you’ll find our hair and beauty salon, where residents can be regularly pampered; there’s a coffee shop where they can relax with visitors over a cup of coffee and a slice of something delicious. There’s even a cinema, where residents can catch the latest releases and Hollywood classics.

Scattered around the rest of Winchcombe Place are other great spaces for relaxing or doing activities, including a library, vintage-themed lounge and an arts and crafts room.