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Team Leader Provision, Sunnyfield Lodge (064647)

  • Ripon

Salary: £29,269 – £32,076 per annum 

Grade: H

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time

Location: Sunnyfield Lodge


Do you have a real passion for making a real difference to people’s lives?

Are you an inspiring leader looking for a new challenge?  

We currently have a full time, Team Leader vacancy at Sunnyfield Lodge Extra Care Scheme in Ripon and we would like you to apply. You will directly report to a Registered Manager.

You will be responsible for ensuring that the direct care and support provided by North Yorkshire Council within a person’s own home is safe, effective, responsive, caring and well led.

You will lead and manage a team of staff who provide personal care within people’s own homes in the extra care scheme.  

You will:

•             Be responsible for the performance of a team of Care & Support Workers, including supervision, appraisal, performance management and taking a proactive approach to monitoring and managing sickness absence, including dealing with issues arising from sickness absence within the team. 

•             Support with recruitment, selection and induction of Care & Support Workers. 

•             Ensure that the team works within Care Quality Commission (CQC) and NYC policies and procedures. 

•             Assist in the development and maintenance of multi-disciplinary partnerships with other organisations, including health providers and District Council colleagues. 

•             Undertake and monitor the induction of new starters supporting their completion of the Skills for Care Induction. 

•             Ensure Care & Support staff work in accordance with personalised care and service plans. 

•             Agree and organise services for new/transferring people. 

•             Ensure clear arrangements are in place regarding the provision of unscheduled care to residents, adults and carers in emergency situations. 

•             Ensure effective communication with adults with care and support needs and carers using the service, families, and others involved in caring for individuals. 

•             Plan and implement rotas for staff cover, organise and ensure adequate staffing cover, authorisation of timesheets and other payments.

•             Ensure risk assessments are carried out and that your team work within the Risk Management framework. 

•             Responsibility for the health, safety and welfare of all staff in your team. 

•             Appraise your line manager of matters arising which are particularly sensitive in nature or are controversial. 

•             Deal with any complaints assigned. 

•             Engage with the local community and Stronger Community colleagues to support the engagement of adults with care and support needs with the local activities and resources. 

•             Deputise for the Registered Manager as appropriate.

You will be required to work evenings and weekends as part of a 7 day service, and to support at other Extra Care Schemes in the area.

Please give Jane Dennis a call on 01609 535147 to discuss the role further.

Key Documents:

Job Description

Total Rewards Brochure

Key Dates:

Closing Date: 23d of June 2024

Interview Date: TBC

Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required
for appointment to this post. 

is a criminal offence for people who are barred from working in Regulated
Activity (under the Safeguarding and Vulnerable Groups Act 2006) to apply for
roles that require them to work unsupervised with adults at risk.

We are committed to the inclusion, safeguarding, and promoting the
welfare of adults at risk.

NYC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies. 

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

North Yorkshire Council (NYC) advertise vacancies on behalf of schools and external organisations (third parties) in North Yorkshire. NYC are not responsible for the recruitment/employment practices of third parties and accept no liability in relation to the vacancy and any subsequent recruitment/employment processes. Enquiries regarding the vacancy or practices should be made directly with the third party.

North Yorkshire Councils’ purpose is to deliver services and facilities to the diverse residents and visitors of North Yorkshire. To ensure we deliver inclusive services we strive to have a diverse workforce where everybody can be themselves by respecting differences and embedding equality of opportunity. We celebrate diversity and recognise each other’s contributions; we therefore welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

North Yorkshire Council are committed to the health and safety of our employees and of others including the general public. It  has a responsibility to ensure employees who hold a position that is deemed to be safety critical as it requires the performance of duties which are directly related to the safe operation or security of a facility, piece of equipment or vehicle, handling of chemicals or work at height or in confined spaces and which, if not performed properly, could result in a serious safety risk or environmental hazard to employees, a facility or the general public , do not attend work whilst under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Individuals offered employment with North Yorkshire Council will be subject to the Workplace Substance Misuse policy. For safety critical roles as detailed above, random alcohol and drug testing may take place during the course of employment.


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