Are you looking to develop your career and are ready for the next step? do you have experience of working with older people, excellent communication skills, commitment, a values based approach to your work and a personal drive to improve standards? If so, then you have the ethos and skills we are looking for.
West Berkshire Council is looking to recruit a number of Residential Care Officer’s for Birchwood Care Home which provides residential and nursing care for elderly people living with Dementia. We offer a caring, safe and homely environment in which our residents can live their lives with dignity.
We are looking for a number of Care Officers who, as part of the senior team, can support the Manager and Deputy Manager with the development of the home and provide advice, guidance and leadership to the staff team. The Care Officer will have a hands on role in running shifts, providing care, administering medication and be responsible for supervising and supporting our staff to deliver the best care possible.
As a provider of services we aim to offer a caring, safe and secure environment. Services are delivered within the context of our values; Respect, Inclusion, Compassion and Empowerment. Those values dictate how we support our residents, their families and each other.
West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as:
- Flexible working wherever possible between the hours of 07.00-19.00
- Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities
- Generous Local Government pension scheme
- Family friendly policies
- A range of local discounts
- Wellbeing Programme including Employee Assistance Programme and employee benefits
- You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement starting at 28 days per annum (plus public holidays) Rising by an additional 5 days after 5 years’ service.
Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
If you have any questions please contact Jenn Bunce on 01635 33967
How to Apply
Please complete an online application form.
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