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Residential Child care Officer – Bank Staff

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
Working Pattern:
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
10/09/2021
Advert End Date:
06/10/2021 23:59
Salary:
£10.40 - £10.90 p/h
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
212796
Employment Location:
Durham
Closing date:
6 Oct
Further Information

Job description

A beautiful home environment with a clear focus on therapeutic support

Set in a carefully chosen semi-rural location, this home provides excellent accommodation for four children/young people with SEMH allowing for a safe, nurturing and stimulating environment, where children and young people displaced from families can be supported to independence. The process is supported by a clinical team.

Job Title: Residential Child Care Officer (RCCO)

Post: Bank staff

Pay scale: £10.40 - £10.90 p/h

The starting salary is £10.40 with an incremental rise to £10.90 following successful probationary period (6 months). Sleep in shifts are payable in addition to salary.

Benefits:-

• Annual leave 30 days including bank holidays (pro rata)
• Company sick pay scheme (pro rata)
• Automatic enrolment to pension if eligible
• Comprehensive training package

The successful candidates will be responsible for providing day to day care for children and young people, whether this is supporting them in activities or statutory meetings relating to their time in residential care. You will work as part of a dedicated, caring team to ensure the home is kept to a good standard, to include cooking and cleaning and of course safeguarding their welfare at all times.

We are looking for experienced people who have a passion for working with young people and Children and who really want to make a difference to their lives. Ideally candidates will have NVQ / Diploma Level 3 in Children & Young People or equivalent and at least one year’s experience working in residential children's home with young people with SEMH. You will have good written, verbal communication and IT skills.

Please be aware that you must be over 21 years of age to apply for this role. There is a requirement to work shifts, including sleeping and waking nights. (These roles are exempt from the Employment Equality (Age) Regulation 2006.

ID Residential is an equal opportunities employer, committed to the safeguarding of the young people in our care. Applicants will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS Disclosure and Warner Interview.

Full UK driving licence is desirable.

Part-time hours: 00 per week
Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Salary: £10.40 - £10.90 per hour

Application process:

Please see Supporting Documents to obtain an application pack.

Please submit your completed application form or alternatively, forward your CV to robertmedcalf@idresidential.org.uk