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20 hours per week
Social Care - Children Service
Department: Children's Care
Service Area: Children's Services
Salary: GBP 19,945 pro rata
Hours: 20 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.
We are seeking to recruit suitable people to work within the Children with Disabilities Home Support Team. You will work directly with children and young people with disabilities, their families and carer's to deliver short break support and services. This will include working with children and young people with challenging behaviour, moderate to severe disability, complex health needs, complex emotional problems, other additional/special needs. This role involves working in family homes and supporting children to access activities in the local community such as swimming, youth clubs etc.
For reasons of privacy and decency, two of the positions available will be restricted to male applicants only, as the role requires the delivery of direct personal care for males.
The successful candidates will provide a high quality of care and support, which meets the physical, emotional, intellectual, behavioral, health, social and cultural needs of the children and families for whom the team provides a service to.
Have a recognised Child Care Qualification (minimum of QCF Level 3) or a willingness to achieve this award * Experience of working with children and young people
An understanding of child development and challenging behavior
A positive attitude and the ability to work with young people You will also be required to work unsocial hours - including early mornings, evenings, week-ends, bank holidays and nights when required. A Full UK Driving License and access to a car is a requirement for this post.
Interviews will take place over a number of days and include a screening interview. For further information please contact Emma McHale, registered manager on 01642 579171.
The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Closing date: Monday 23rd September 2019 by 12 midnight.