Job Description

About the employer:

Nottingham City Council is known for inclusivity and innovation, and we are continually working around the clock to deliver services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors.

Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit and develop a Great Workforce.

About the role:

Cherry Trees is a modern residential care home in Bestwood for elderley citizens with a range of needs. including dementia. Citizens may be either short term or longer term residents dependent on their identified needs
Care workers at level 2 provide safe and appropriate personalised care and support in a way that maintains their dignity, maximises independence and choice and control over the way their care is deleveloped
This includeswriting and maintaining individuals care plans and the administration of medication


  • Ability to assess social care and health needs and develop and implement, maintain and update person centred care plans
  • Experience of, ability to provide support and guidance to colleagues and be able to deal with emergency and difficult situations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the rights, needs and feelings of vulnerable adults from diverse social and cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to administer medication in line with departmental policies and procedures 
  • For informal enquiries please contact Sue Lathall, Tel: 01158761007 Email:

Employee benefits:

We will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free!