DBS3458 Residential Childcare Officer (RCCO)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 20/01/2019 23:59
£23,111 - £25,463 pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Any location within North Tyneside
Closing date:
20 Jan
Further Information

Addison Street is a purpose built residential short break service for children / young people with learning and / or physical disabilities aged between 8 and 17 years of age. We offer an opportunity for children / young people to enjoy regular short breaks away from home where they can make new friends and experience a wide range of social and leisure activities.

We require a suitably experienced and enthusiastic Full time Residential Child Care Officers to join our Staff Team. You would be expected to deliver direct care which will involve supporting the children to develop, maintain and enhance social, independence and communication skills in partnership with Parents / Carers, Social Worker, Schools and Health Professionals. You would be expected to work within a rota system, including weekends, sleep in duties and waking nights.

All staff are expected to hold, or obtain, a level 3 diploma in Residential Childcare / Children and Young People or a recognised equivalent qualification.

Further details can be obtained by contacting
Annalise Eastland or Claire Webster on (0191) 200 6178

Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.