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 communication skills, commitment, a values based approach to your work and a personal drive to improve standards? If so, then you have the ethos and skills we are looking for.
West Berkshire Council is looking to recruit a Senior Night Care Officer for Notrees Care Home which provides residential care for frail elderly people. We can also accommodate residents with dementia, physical dependencies and mental health difficulties. We offer a caring, safe and homely environment in which our residents can live their lives with dignity.
We are looking for a Care Officer who, as part of the senior team, can support the Manager and Assistant Unit Manager with the development of the home and provide advice, guidance and leadership to the staff team. The Care Officer will have a hands on role in running shifts and be responsible for supervising and supporting our staff to deliver the best care possible.
We believe our residents have choices about their care, and we promote independence as much as possible. We aim to offer social and emotional support to our residents in order to meet their individual needs.
As a provider of services we aim to offer a caring, safe and secure environment. Services are delivered within the context of our values; Respect, Inclusion, Compassion and Empowerment. Those values dictate how we support our residents, their families and each other.
This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.
West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays.
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people in under represented groups such as people with disabilities or from a minority ethnic group.
We encourage any potential applicants to come and view the home by appointment with the Home Manager or Assistant Unit Manager. Alternatively if you have any questions please contact Isabel Bennett (Assistant Manager) on 01488 658332.
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
How to apply
Please complete an online application form.
All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.
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