Residential Short Breaks Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 14/06/2021 23:59
£20, 092 - £27,041 (pro rata)
Hours per week:
1 x 25 hours 1 x 30 hours to cover a rota operating over 7 days
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Stockton on Tees
Number of posts:
Closing date:
14 Jun
Further Information

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is an ambitious organisation, we are always striving to offer even better services to give our children and young people memorable experiences and the highest quality of care.
There is an opportunity to become a Residential Short Breaks Worker at Hartburn Lodge Short Breaks Centre. We provide short breaks for young people with complex challenging behaviour, physical and learning disabilities and complex health needs.

There are two permanent vacancies:
1x25 and 1x30 hour posts.

We have been in a time of transition which has included the merging of the local authority’s short breaks services. We are now ready to progress to the next level with a clear ambition of providing an outstanding service to the young people and families in our borough.
We are looking for workers who are…
• Committed and compassionate
• Use restorative and attachment based approaches to support and develop our young people.
• Enjoy working in a dynamic environment.
• Want to work on evenings, weekends, night shifts and sleepover duties.
• Work in an environment where team values are at the ‘core’.
• Take responsibility for their own development and apply this to practice.
• Are willing to use their own interests to provide new experiences for our young people.

In return we will offer…
• An new, exciting and rewarding role.
• Support and training, including direct training from Trauma and Attachment Informed Practitioners.

In addiiton we also offer an excellent total reward package including a competitive salary, generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement as well as access to a number of additional employee benefits and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

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.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Ailisa Williams on 01642 527996 or email: Ailisa.williams@stockton.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.