Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/03/2019 23:59
Hours per week:
20 hours per week
Social Care - Children Service
Department: Children's Care
Service Area: Children's Service
Salary: GBP 18,672 - GBP 18,870 pro rata pending pay award
Hours: 25 hours per week
Contractual Status: Permanent
Applicants will no longer be able to use their North East Jobs account to apply. If you are internal to Middlesbrough Council, you will be required to use your Staff Portal credentials to log in. Alternatively, if you are an external applicant, you will need to register as a ‘new user’, and use the log on credentials created for any future applications.
Gleneagles Resource Centre is an Ofsted 'Outstanding' registered 9 bed Short breaks home for children with moderate to severe disability, and complex health needs.
We are seeking to recruit suitable people to work within an established and experienced care team. The resource team work directly with young people children with disabilities and their families and carers to deliver support and services, which promote change and development and meet physical, emotional, intellectual, behavioral, health, social and cultural needs.
Working as a resource worker you will need to have the appropriate experience and a professional approach to carry out all aspects of personal and direct care in supporting children with various disabilities and challenging behaviour.
Have NVQ/Diploma Level 3 Residential Childcare qualification or equivalent is desirable, and candidates without the qualification would need to undertake this qualification when in post
Experience of working with children and young people with Disabilities
An understanding of child development and challenging behaviour
A positive attitude and a restorative approach when working with young people
They will also need to be able to work unsocial hours for example early mornings, weekend's sleepins, night shift as well as school holidays, evenings and Bank holidays.
For further information please contact Nick Cook Deputy Manager on 01642 811910.
The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Closing date: Tuesday 26th March 2019 by 12 midnight.
This job is closed for applications.