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Senior Care and Housing Support Officer

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Willow Gardens, Harvest Road, Rowley Regis, B65 8FG
Band D, SCP 9 -17 (£25,119 - £28,770, pro rota, per annum)
Closing date
24 Jun 2024

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Local Councils
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Part Time

Job Details

Willow Gardens is an Extra Care service offering Care and Support to Older people living in their own homes in a supportive environment. We are a supportive and friendly team. We are looking for someone to help enhance out team.

The Successful candidate will do the following:

  • Provide practical support and guidance to our front-line care and support team through on-the-job observational supervision. 
  • Provide management cover in the absence of the Extra Care Manager/ Assistant Manager and Support Team Manager where required.
  • Undertake Duty Management tasks as defined on a rota basis.

You will require:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Care or equivalent. Level 2 in Literacy skills or equivalent.   Minimum of 2 years working with vulnerable adults, adults with disabilities.
  • Adults with dementia.  
  • Knowledge of the Care Standards, and CQC inspection framework.
  • Good awareness of Extra Care Services both social care and the housing management aspects. 

Working Hours: 30 hours  

The closing date for applications is 24/06/2024

Interviews will take place Friday 19/07/2024.

For an informal discussion, please contact Lorraine Skipp or Dione Handley on 0121 569 5816 or Email

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

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Supporting Documents for Senior Care and Housing Support Officer


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

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