West Berkshire Council is looking to recruit a Care Practitioner to work nights within Notrees Residential Care Home, offering a pay ranging from £10.78 - £12.02 per hour depending on experience plus an additional night enhancement.
The position is for 30 hours per week however alternate hours will be considered.
Notrees care home specialises in supporting elderly individuals living with either physical or psychological impairments – we are proud to be able to support a diverse resident group and offer specialist training to ensure staff can undertake this to a high standard.
The role includes supporting the residents with all aspects of their daily lives such as supporting them with personal care, activities and maintaining mental and physical well-being. We would prefer candidates with some knowledge and experience in the field of dementia and elderly care, but we would be willing to train and support the right applicant. All applicants will complete a full induction and training.
We also offer the opportunity for staff to undertake the Care Certificate and Level 2 or 3 Diploma (previously known as NVQ) in adult care. Specialist qualifications such as the Level 2 Certificate in Dementia plus a range of other training opportunities including the Emergency First Aid Certificate and specialist training relevant to the role are also available.
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 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 31 days.
If you would like to be considered for a Care Practitioner role, or wish to find out any more information about the opportunities West Berkshire Council can offer please call the Home Manager, Gemma Brown on 01488 658332.
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.