Residential Support Worker.2552
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Social Care - Children Service
Coanwood Children's Home
"Residential Support Worker
Northumberland County Council operates a range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate. For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working
NCC operates 5 children’s homes including a national secure children home with education. Overall the service employes 130 care staff and 30 support services staff across the 5 sites. Our Homes accommodate 25 young people aged 6 - 17, our main aim is to offer an exceptional family focussed caring environment where children and young people can feel safe and excelled in their abilities and futures. The service is regularly inspected by Ofsted, currently our homes are rated as Outstanding or Good with outstanding leadership and management. It is crucial that everyone in our team is committed to the best safe care of our young people. We have vacancies for a Residential Support Workers at Coanwood Children’s Home in Cramlington.
This role requires you to work to a shift pattern which may include night shift or sleep ins. You must have a good general education and be willing and able to undertake relevant training up to NVQ Level 2/3 Care Awards. You will work under the direction of the team leader or shift coordinator to ensure the effective care of each young person.
For further information please download the relevant Job Descriptions
We are offering
- A starting salary £19554 Excluding SPR payment
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision.
- There is a further payment for Single Premium Rate for unsociable working hours including weekends.
Please note that successful applicants must be able to attend an interview/assessment centre and interview dates will be given to successful candidates.
Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 623 130 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.
For further information, please contact Gloria Scott or Catherine Dixon on 01670 620257