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Care Assistant

Employer
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Location
Willow Gardens, Harvest Road, Rowley Regis, B65 8FG
Salary
Band C SCP 5-8 (£23,500 - £24,702, pro rota, per annum)
Closing date
8 Apr 2024
Reference
SAND000008297

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Job Details

We currently have a vacancy for Care Assistant’s to join our team to support and promote the values of this service.

  • Provide a quality care and support service to individuals including medication administration and personal care as essential.  
  • Work as part of a team to provide a service in line with CQC essential standards and the processes and procedures of the organisation.
  • Experience with working or caring for older people is essential. 
  • A willingness to undertake mandatory training and qualifications where required. 
  • An ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Must be flexible and can work weekends and Bank Holidays as required.  
  • Have good written and verbal skills.

Willow Gardens is an Extra Care facility providing planned care and support to individuals living in their own homes. The scheme comprises of 90 self-contained flats and provides a person-centred Care and Support to these individuals.

As well as the care and support aspect of the service we also provide social opportunities and community engagement within the communal areas of the scheme.

For an informal discussion, please contact Lorraine Skipp / Dione Handley / Karen Haddon on 0121 569 5816

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

Please download an application form below and submit to hrresourcing_applications@sandwell.gov.uk

Hours

30 or 20 hours per week

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: hr_resourcing@sandwell.gov.uk

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/counciljobs

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

Supporting documents
Personnel Specification
Job Description
Information for applicants
Application form

Company

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; http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/Vision2030

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

https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/counciljobs

For information on our Values and Behaviours, please visit:

https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/council/values-behaviours

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

https://www.wmjobs.co.uk/staticpages/30847/local-government-careers

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

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