Residential Care Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 31/08/2020 23:59
£13,212.16 - £17,781.75 Annually
Hours per week:
25 hours per week, rotas are over 24 hours/7 days a week/52 weeks of the year including sleep overs.
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Closing date:
31 Aug
Further Information

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council and its Children’s Homes workforce is committed to providing care to young people that is; a positive experience, offers stability in a safe and warm environment and allows young people every opportunity to reach their full potential in all areas of their lives.

This is an opportunity for a professionally motivated, suitably qualified and skilled individual. The successful candidate will join an already successful Resource Team that is committed to developing and supporting its workforce and maintaining high standards within its Children’s Homes.

This position is based at Ayton Place Children’s Home. Ayton Place provides a nurturing, safe and homely environment for children who have experienced difficulties in their lives.

We strive to offer continuity and stability within our homes for both staff and the young people we care for. The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate their understanding of the benefits of authentic warmth, nurture and emotional resilience when working with children and young people.

Ongoing training relevant to the post will be available and support will be provided with regular structured supervision and appraisal.

We are seeking applications from individuals who hold a Level 3 Diploma for Children and Young People’s Workforce or equivalent or are willing to work towards and have worked in a Residential setting with young people who are Looked After.

It is essential that the successful applicant has the ability to work directly with young people who present with complex and challenging behaviour and be skilled in assessing risk, care planning and implementing and monitoring strategies and interventions that reduce risk and improve outcomes for young people.

The successful applicant will be responsible to the Registered Manager and assist in the efficient and effective running of the home and will be expected to be part of the homes rota that does include working shifts, weekends and undertaking sleepovers.

An online application form and further information is available from www.stockton.gov.uk/jobs.

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Damian Ashman, Registered Manager, on 01642 677904.

The application form is available in alternative formats from Xentrall Recruitment Services, tel: 01642 526992 or email recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check

Please note
This job is closed for applications.