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Care Assistant - Nights

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
28 Harvest Road. Rowley Regis B65 8EJ
Band C SCP 5-8 (£23,500 - £24,702, pro rota, per annum)
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Health & Social Care / Work
Job Type
Social Care – Adults
Contract Type
Working Pattern
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Job Details

Are you genuinely driven with a desire to make a real difference in people's lives? Are you a great team player and a confident communicator, who cares passionately about providing person centred care and support? Are you passionate about empowering & supporting service users to achieve the required independence? If so we want to hear from you?

As a Reablement Care Assistant you will work with the service user through their person-centred plan and treatment programme in conjunction with the Therapy team and Management team.

Other duties and responsibilities include

Assist to reduce long term care needs by promoting independence.

Assist in reducing readmissions to the acute trusts.

Undertake duties as part of a Integrated workforce.

Promote service user well-being and independence.

Contribute to all aspects of the physical and emotional care needs of service users

Involvement in and promotion of the emotional and psychological needs of service users to instil confidence by encouraging feelings of security and personal worth.

You can also expect to support the nursing team in specific areas including care plans or care reviews.


  • NVQ/QCF/RQF L2 in Care or equivalent, or willingness to work towards.

You will also be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.

Working Hours Available

30 hours per week

20 hours per week

The working hours are 9.15pm to 7.15am. These will also include working weekends and bank holidays on a rota pattern

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to:

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit

Click here to find out more about our One Team Framework: Values and Behaviours.

Supporting documents
Personnel Specification
Job Description
Information for applicants


Who are we?

Sandwell is situated at the very heart of the West Midlands, just a stone’s throw from Birmingham. A large, diverse, metropolitan borough, Sandwell offers exciting opportunities for all in a friendly, supportive environment.

Why work for us?

  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to an award-winning employee benefits scheme, which includes:
  • An exclusive retail discounts portal
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for cars, bikes, technology and car parking
  • An employee assistance and counselling service
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • A wide variety of learning and development opportunities
  • Flexi-time working
  • A variety of leave schemes including carers, compassionate, maternity and paternity
  • Volunteering scheme

Your career at Sandwell Council

We offer something for everyone, with an incredibly wide range of career opportunities, at any stage of your career, from apprentices to senior managers.

Whether your focus is a support service, such as Finance, Human Resources, Legal or ICT, or a frontline service, such as Social Care, Planning & Regeneration, Housing or Leisure, it’s worth looking at what Sandwell has to offer.

Our plans for the future

Our Vision 2030 shows just how committed we are to creating the best future possible for our communities and for the people who live and work in Sandwell. 

We’re a progressive organisation, and we’re proud of what we’ve achieved so far, but we know there’s much more to do to make our vision. For more information on our plans for the future see our dedicated vision 2030 page;

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit;

For information on our Values and Behaviours, please visit:

To view a copy of the Local Government Career Guide, please visit;

Company info
0121 569 3300
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Council House
Freeth Street
West Midlands
B69 3BS
United Kingdom

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