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Senior Home Support Assistant

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell, West Midlands
£20,903 - £24,491 pro rata
Closing date
6 Dec 2021

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Housing, Community Services
Contract Type
Part Time
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We are looking to recruit a Senior Home Support Assistant. This is a new post within the STAR service and it is hoped that the role will evolve overtime, with the successful candidate having the opportunity to shape it’s future.

The role will be a mixture of ‘hands on care’ (approximately 60%) and lower management tasks.  The latter may include:

  • Carrying out Environment Risk Assessments.
  • Supporting the induction of new Home Support Assistants.
  • Assisting members of the Management Team to deal with medication issues.
  • Completing Community Observation check lists.
  • Supporting the Management Team to complete necessary quality assurance audits.
  • Office cover to deal with low level enquires from staff and Service Users.

It is essential that you hold RQF Level 2 or equivalent (eg. NVQ Level 2 in care) and have a minimum of 2 years experience working with vulnerable adults in a domiciliary care setting.

You must also hold a valid full current drivers licence.

An Enhanced Adults Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check will be required for this role.

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.


35 hours per week and the rota pattern is: 2x7am-3pm; 2x3pm-11pm; 1x10am-6pm followed by 3 days off

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:

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Information for Applicants
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