Birmingham City Council

Senior Direct care worker - Night / Day

The Perry tree centre, 2 Dovedale Road, kingstanding
£20,903 - £27,041 pro rata
11 Jun 2021
28 Jun 2021
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Job Type
Social care
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Working Pattern

The service is to Provide services in different ways and recognising that people are individuals and do not all have the same needs and wants. to be able to care for people on long term placement and short term placements

Delivering services in ways which help older people live as independently as possible, as full and equal citizens, able to contribute to their communities. To provide day to day supervision to care staff in line with the vision for the service which is ensuring that residents live as independently as possible and have maximum control over their own care.

To have lead responsibility for the residential unit in the absence of Team Leaders and the Service Manager.

To support the management team in ensuring that the service is compliant with regulatory standards by undertaking audits and other activities that demonstrate performance standards.

To assist the management team in the promotion and embedding of excellent care practices which promotes a person centred ethos.


The senior care role is to support the Management team and the care staff team to achieve the best possible outcomes for citizens that are short and long term.

The senior care will support with administration of medication, to work with all health care partners,  to support the health and wellbeing of the citizens physical needs, emotional needs, dietary needs, to support with personal care , and work along side the staffing team and management team to support with safeguarding issues, CQC concerns, audits, and support the care staff team to support the citizens promote independence , promote good outcomes and a quality of life for the citizens. You will be required to do admin work and need to have good IT skills.

To work with the data protection  and equal opportunities and the code of conduct


Commitment to a varied and rota which includes morning, evening and waking night shifts, weekends, Bank Holidays in accordance with service needs. To recognise that the service is part of a city wide provision and as a result individuals may be required to move location in accordance to service needs.  It is the expectation that individuals from the day team will cover planned and unplanned absences within the night team when required.


To have good written and verbal communication skills

Good IT skills

To work with the policy and procedures of the council

Skills in care with older people

To Have a level 2 or 3 in care

Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information.

For informal enquires please contact Delroy Bonnitto, service Manager 0121 675 5571 - The Perry Tree Centre


Ref:  BCC001933


We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.


A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken.


Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must have an approved visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen or their family members, already living in the UK by 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.


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