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Shift Leader – Longlands

Salary:£18067 per-annum
Position:Shift Leader
Date Posted:
Job Ref:SL-SS-D
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Shift Leader – Longlands

At Olympus Care Services, as an in house provider service for Adult Social Care, we are committed to the importance of promoting equal opportunities, valuing diversity and creating an inclusive working environment for all our employees.


OCS are recruiting to a Shift Leader position within one of our busy specialist care centre. This senior role will work closely alongside the management team, supporting with running the home when required.




  • Flexible working hours
  • Training and development opportunities are supported and encouraged.
  • Competitive pay rates
  • A generous amount of Annual Leave
  • Company pension scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme (following successful completion of the probation period)



As a shift leader, your responsibilities will include:

  • Act as a key worker for designated customers. Ensuring they are supported in all aspects of their life.
  • Monitoring and administering medication, personal care and as directed by their individual care plan, help maintain health and wellbeing.
  • Prioritise and direct the workload of team members accordingly, ensuring any issues are dealt with as they arise.
  • Ensure all administration tasks are carried out with accuracy. Inputting additional information onto care plans, as required.
  • Liaising with health care professionals




  • Previous experience within a care shift leader position.
  • NVQ level 2 in Health & Social care or equivalent



Location: Longlands, Daventry

Working hours and rota: 24 hours per week. 2 x 12 hour shifts from Monday – Sunday



Thanks for your interest in working for Olympus Care Services. If you feel you have the required experience for this Shift Leader role, please send a short cover note explaining your most relevant experience and we will be in touch.



We are creating two new unitary councils in Northamptonshire from 1st April 2021. This position will be TUPE transferred into West Northamptonshire Council at that point. People starting after 1st April will be appointed by West Northamptonshire Council rather than Northamptonshire County Council.

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