Are you looking to develop your career and ready for the next step? Do you have a QCF qualification in health and social care, experience of working with older people including those living with dementia, excellent communication skills and commitment? Do you have a values based approach to your work and a personal drive to improve standards? If so you could be who we are looking for.

West Berkshire Council is looking to recruit a Senior Night Care Officer (Team Leader) to join our friendly team of professional care givers at Notrees Care Home in Kintbury. Notrees is an 18 bed residential care home that provides residential care for older people and people living with dementia. We offer a friendly, safe and secure environment in which our residents can live their lives with dignity, respect and inclusion.

Our Officers support the Manager and Assistant Unit Manager with the development of the home and provide advice, guidance and leadership to the staff team. You will have a hands on role running shifts and be responsible for supervising and supporting our staff to deliver the best care possible and as such it is a requirement of the role that you will be able to remain awake and alert throughout a ten hour night shift.

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. Services are delivered within the context of our values; Respect, Inclusive, Compassion and Empowerment. Those values underpin how we support our residents, their families and each other.

We are ideally looking to offer the successful candidate the full number of hours advertised above. We may however consider offering less hours than advertised providing they meet the requirements of the role and service which will be determined by the recruiting manager.

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 of 27 days per annum rising to a maximum of 32 days after 5 full years of service.

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