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Team Leader- Howbury House

Worcestershire County Council
Howbury House, Malvern
£32,076 - £33,945 per annum
Closing date
10 Dec 2023

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Job Title: Team Leader
Salary: £32,076 - £33,945 per annum
37 Hours per Week
Location: Howbury House, Malvern
Permanent, Full-time 

The Role: 

Howbury House is 32 bed residential home. We are registered with CQC to provide personal care to people living with us.

An exciting opportunity has become available for a team leader at Howbury House; this is full time permanent post of 37 hours.

This role is to assist the Registered Manager in the management and administration of the Service and assuming responsibility for the Service in the absence of the Registered Manager, to ensure the smooth running of the centre and to maintain quality standards in line with CQC registration.

You will work at a Team leader level to senior, care and ancillary staff.

You will have responsibility for the supervision of a staff group and this will include absence and performance management, managing rotas, Health and safety, staff training and quality assurance.

It is essential that you have considerable experience with providing support to people living in residential care and an in depth understanding of the rights and needs of people living with dementia.

You will need to have excellent communication, prioritization, organisational  and interpersonal skills, the ability to record information, proficient in the use of IT systems and have an in depth knowledge and understanding of CQC and relevant care legislation.

If you want to make a difference to the lives of people living at Howbury please apply to join our team of dedicated staff who are very proud of the work we do and are looking for people like you to share our commitment in providing the best care for our residents.

Howbury House also provides an excellent induction and training package to include the Care Certificate and management training. You will receive regular supervision and support. 

Informal enquiries can be made to Jackie Creese (Registered Manager) or the senior on duty at Howbury House on 01684 571750 (option 1)


You’ll find an overview of the benefits Worcestershire County Council have to offer on our webpage Why work for us? | Worcestershire County Council , so do take a look! Some of the other benefits we can offer include:

  • Great Holiday Entitlement: As well as bank holidays, you'll get 26 days paid holiday (pro rata for part-time staff). This goes up to 31 days when you have been with us for 5 years. If you get more than 26 days where you work now, don't worry because if you join us without a break, we'll match your holiday up to 31 days. If you’re successful and want to take advantage of this do let us know!
  • Brilliant Pension Scheme: The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a nationwide, career average pension scheme and is a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government.
  • Professional Learning & Development: We actively encourage learning and development for all our staff should they want to progress further or explore other areas within the organisation.
  • Flexible Working: We are proud to offer hybrid working to provide a better work/life balance where possible.

How to Apply:

Application Forms are invited to apply for this role. 

Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.

Please submit your Application Form to

Application Closing Date: Sunday, 10th December 2023
Anticipated Interview Date: Wednesday, 13th December 2023

DBS ROLES: The County Council has a commitment to safeguarding service users in our care 


The work we do at Worcestershire County Council matters! We are there for the most vulnerable people in society who need us the most, we are helping to build a successful and growing local economy, we protect our environment, we improve outcomes for our children, young people and families, and we help ensure our residents are healthier, live longer and have a better quality of life. In short, what we do makes a difference to people's lives!

With so many ways to contribute, the chances are we have a job opportunity that's the career for you.

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While you are working hard, doing your best for the people of Worcestershire, we will do our best to provide an environment that supports and inspires you.  Here are some of the top reasons why you should work here.

Notes for applicants

When you click 'apply', you will be re-directed to Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

To submit your application, you will need to login to our site (this is a separate login to WM Jobs).

First time applicants will be asked to create a new account.  Please note, you are only able to view the Job Description and Person Specification on the WM Jobs board not via Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know. 

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