Team leader / Senior Care Worker - Domiciliary Care

Leeds, £21,000 - £22,000 Permanent
Reference: P8JOB4968 | Specialist area: Management | Sector: Social Care

My client delivers an extensive range of registered care and community support services in North Leeds. We provide a wide range of services to support the community, including a social activities programme for all ages and abilities, children’s groups, domiciliary care and three, residential homes for people with learning disabilities.

Key responsibilities and range of duties:

  • To work alongside and taking the lead from the Deputy manager, to manage a team of carers providing hands-on care and support to the clients when needed who live in community in their own homes.
  • Our clients have a range of conditions which may include presenting challenging behaviour from time to time, clients living with dementia, Learning disabilities, Mental Health conditions and the elderly.
  • General administration and record keeping, care and support planning including reviews, supporting Clients to have person centred care planning, assess mental capacity, best interest reviews and participate in professional meetings.


  • To manage a team of Care staff and Clients and complete regular revies for both Staff and clients as required
  • To lead on the client and staff reviews to be always completed and compliant.
  • To undertake regular supervision and appraisals with staff in line with organisational policy as directed by the Deputy Manager.
  • In liaison with the deputy manager and the trainer to ensure that effective strategies are in place to meet the identified training needs of staff and maintain mandatory compliance. This includes the care certificate alongside the Deputy Manager.
  • Participate in training and also the provision of training to staff.

Business Development

  • Support the Registered Manager and Head of Care in business development activities.
  • Assist in the development of promotional material.
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as required which are appropriate to the work of the team and are commensurate with the responsibility and level of the post.
  • To comply with Health and Safety legislation.
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