Residential Shift Co-ordinator.2573

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
25/10/2019 00:00
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Coanwood Children's Home
Closing date:
25 Oct
Further Information

"Residential Shift Coordinator
The Council 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
The Service  
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 a vacancy for a 12 month Fixed Term Shift Coordinator post  at Coanwood Children’s Home in Cramlington. 
The Role
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. Residential Shift Coordinator You will work under the direction of the Registered Manager to ensure the effective care of each young person. For further information please download the relevant Job Descriptions
We are offering 
- A starting salary  £21,589. 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 assessment, if successful at this stage you will be invited back to attend a formal interview.

The closing date for this post will be the 25th October at midnight. 



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 rebecca.harding@northumberland.gov.uk . 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 620258.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview please contact Catherine Dixon or Gloria Scott number above email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk."