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Current Vacancies In Children And Family Services

We have exciting vacancies arising all the time in West Berkshire - it's a great place to work, with some amazing benefits. All current vacancies are listed below.

Step Up to Social Work

The Berkshire Regional Partnership has been successful in gaining funding for another cohort of Step Up to Social Work, for high achieving graduates who are thinking of a career change. Opportunities are available at each of the local authority partners within the partnership : Bracknell Forest Council (Lead Partner), Reading now known as Brighter Futures for Children, Slough Children's Services Trust and West Berkshire Council.

Step Up to Social Work is a 14 month post graduate intensive fulltime qualifying programme. The course will start in January 2020 as part of the 6th cohort funded by the Department for Education.

So what do I need to apply?

You will need to have experience of voluntary or paid work with children, young people and families and will need to demonstrate your maturity and emotional resilience.

A minimum 2:1 level 6 degree qualification in a different subject

Or a 2:2 honours degree plus a higher degree (level 7 or above)

Plus

Grade C or above GCSE English Language and Maths

Live in England

Application is through the Department of Education website and the application window is open from 4th February –18th March 2019

Click here to find out more.

Current Vacancies

Listing all vacancies.

Independent Reviewing Officer/Child Protection Chair

  • West Street House
  • From £42683 to £51056 per annum (Grade L)
  • 27/11/2019 (5 days)
  • Posted 8 days ago

Are you looking for a career working for a good Local Authority within an established, stable and high performing Service?  Do you have a track record of excellence in children’s social...

Social Worker - Contact, Advice and Assessment

  • West Street House
  • £31,371-£35,934 per annum, grade H-I
  • 30/11/2019 (8 days)
  • Posted 21 days ago

Contact, Advice and Assessment Service (CAAS) Successful applicants will benefit from:•£15k retention bonus, payable after 3 years in post•A 3 month sabbatical after 3 years in post...

Registered General Nurses (Adult Social Care)

  • Birchwood Care Home, Newbury
  • Hourly rate - £18.62 (Grade I)
  • 24/11/2019 (2 days)
  • Posted 11 days ago

CVs will be accepted for this role. West Berkshire Council is looking to recruit Registered General Nurses for Birchwood Care Home which provides nursing care and care for frail elderly residents...

Occupational Therapist - 37 hours per week

  • West Street House
  • From £26999 to £35934 per annum (Grade HI)
  • 26/11/2019 (4 days)
  • Posted 9 days ago

Being a successful Community Occupational Therapist in the Disabled Children’s Team involves developing and maintaining good quality professional relationships with children, their families and...

Environmental Health Officer X2

  • Theale Gateway
  • From £26999 to £35934 per annum (Grade HI)
  • 03/12/2019 (11 days)
  • Posted 2 days ago

Pubic Protection Partnership is a shared environmental heath, licensing and trading standards service for Bracknell Forest, West Berkshire and Wokingham. PPP was formed in January 2017 and delivers...

Trading Standards Officer X2

  • Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
  • From £26999 to £35934 per annum (Grade HI)
  • 03/12/2019 (11 days)
  • Posted 2 days ago

The Public Protection Partnership (PPP) is one of the largest regulatory service units in the region. With over 100 staff the PPP is an intelligence led organisation delivering Trading Standards, Environmental...

Occupational Therapist - 22.5 hours per week

  • West Street House
  • From £26999 to £35934 pro rata per annum (Grade HI)
  • 02/12/2019 (10 days)
  • Posted 3 days ago

Being a successful Community Occupational Therapist in the Disabled Children’s Team involves developing and maintaining good quality professional relationships with children, their families and...

Social Worker

  • West Street House
  • £26999 to £35934 per annum (Grade H-I)
  • 26/11/2019 (4 days)
  • Posted 9 days ago

Adult Services in West Berkshire has an opportunity for a full time (37 hours) HCPC registered Social Worker to join our friendly and supportive West Locality Team. We are a small Local Authority with...

Accountant

  • Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
  • £22911 to £32029 per annum (Grade G-H)
  • 04/12/2019 (12 days)
  • Posted 1 day ago

Due to an internal move we are looking to recruit an Accountant to join our team supporting the Place and Resources directorate, reporting to the Finance Manager. This is a demanding role for an ambitious...

Senior Technician - Inspector

  • Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
  • From £22911 to £28785 per annum (Grade G)
  • 28/11/2019 (6 days)
  • Posted 7 days ago

Reporting to the Project Engineer – Major Works (Street Works), you will contribute to the delivery of highways and countryside services in West Berkshire, and in particular the Street Works service...

Reablement Coordinator (Out of Hours)

  • West Street House
  • £15480.4 to £19449.32 (actual salary per annum) / £22911 to £28785 (full time equivalent per annum) (Grade G)
  • 01/12/2019 (9 days)
  • Posted 4 days ago

The WBC Reablement Service are seeking a person to fill the position of Reablement Coordinator Out of Hours service to join the other 3 members of the team based at the Reablement Out of Hours office...

Emotional Health Worker

  • West Street House
  • £26,999-£32,029 per annum, grade H
  • 04/12/2019 (12 days)
  • Posted 3 days ago

Are you passionate about children and young people’s emotional health and wellbeing? Do you have the skills and interest to work in schools, health and community settings developing prevention...

Animal Warden X2

  • Theale Gateway
  • From £21166 to £24799 per annum (Grade F)
  • 24/11/2019 (2 days)
  • Posted 11 days ago

The Public Protection Partnership (PPP) is a shared environmental heath, licensing and trading standards service provided for Bracknell Forest, Wokingham and West Berkshire.  The PPP delivers a...

Day and Night Dementia/Care Practitioners (Adult Social Care)

  • Various Locations
  • From £18065 to £20344 pro rata per annum (Grade CD)
  • 24/11/2019 (2 days)
  • Posted 11 days ago

West Berkshire Council is looking to recruit Day and Night Dementia/Care Practitioners for its four residential homes; Notrees - Kintbury Willows Edge - Newbury Birchwood - Newbury Walnut Close...

Reablement Assistants (Adult Social Care)

  • Various Locations
  • From £18065 to £20344 pro rata per annum (Grade CD)
  • 24/11/2019 (2 days)
  • Posted 11 days ago

Do you want to join a highly trained, professional team of Reablement Assistants providing services to vulnerable adults in their own homes? We are looking for people who are patient, caring, and reliable...

Reablement Officers (Adult Social Care)

  • West Street House
  • £21,166 - £24,799 per annum Grade F
  • 24/11/2019 (2 days)
  • Posted 11 days ago

The West Berkshire Council Reablement Service has an opportunity into the position of Reablement Officer working as part of the team of officers who manage the first visits, risk assessment and care...

Residential Care Officer

  • Willows Edge Residential Home
  • From £21166 to £24799 pro rata per annum (Grade F)
  • 28/11/2019 (6 days)
  • Posted 3 days ago

Are you looking to develop your career and are ready for the next step; do you have a QCF qualification in health and social care, experience of working with older people including those with dementia...

Care Practitioner

  • Notrees Care Home
  • From £18065 to £20344 per annum (Grade CD)
  • 27/11/2019 (5 days)
  • Posted 8 days ago

West Berkshire Council is looking to recruit a Care Practitioners for Notrees Care Home. Notrees Care Home has frail elderly residents, some with dementia, physical disabilities and challenging behaviour...

Senior Night Care Officer

  • Notrees Care Home
  • From £21166 to £24799 pro rata per annum (Grade F)
  • 01/12/2019 (9 days)
  • Posted 4 days ago

Are you a senior carer looking to develop your career and are ready for a new challenge; do you have a QCF qualification in health and social care, experience of working with older people, excellent...

Administrator

  • Birchwood Care Home, Newbury
  • £18795 to £20344 per year (Grade D)
  • 04/12/2019 (12 days)
  • Posted 1 day ago

West Berkshire Council is looking to recruit an administrator to join our staff team at Birchwood Care Home which provides nursing care and care for frail elderly residents, some with dementia and challenging...