DBS3495 Residential Childcare Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/03/2019 23:59
£23,111 - £25,463pa pay award pending
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Any location in North Tyneside
Closing date:
17 Mar
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.

This post is only available to female applicants as permitted under the Equality Act 2010. This is due to the ratios and mix of young people accessing the Service, to staff members.

Further details can be obtained by contacting Annalise Eastland or Claire Webster on (0191) 2006178.

Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced check from the Disclosure & 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.