Residential Child Care Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
07/10/2021 23:59
£21,632 - £22,670
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Closing date:
7 Oct
Further Information

About ID Residential:

Building on the success of our residential home in Durham, our new home in Gateshead has been open for over 2 years. Set in a carefully chosen semi-rural location, the home provides excellent accommodation for five children/young people with SEMH. This allows 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.

The starting salary is £21,632.00 with an incremental rise to £22,670.00 following successful probationary period (6 months). There is 1 full time vacancy available.


• Annual leave 30 days including bank holidays
• Company sick pay scheme
• Company pension
• Comprehensive training package

The successful candidates will be responsible for providing evening and overnight care for children and young people. You will work as part of a dedicated, caring team to ensure the home is kept to a good standard, to include cooking, cleaning, administrative duties 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. (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.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Permanent
Salary: £21,632 - £22,670
Past applicants need not apply.
COVID-19 considerations: PPE provided

Application process:

Please see Supporting Documents to obtain an application pack.

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