Residential Social Care Officers - Bank Staff
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
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Band 7 £12.80 per hour
Social Care - Children Service
Stockton Road Children's Home
Stockton Road provides high quality care for children aged 11 – 18 years who may display some challenging behaviours and require a safe and caring environment to live in.
As a Residential Social Care Officer you will possess a passion for working with children, and support them to develop skills enabling them to build a positive future. You will support children to access and participate in activities, trips and hobbies. In addition you will be expected to display a strong team spirit, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to work across internal departments and with external agencies.
Applicants must have
NVQ / QCF Level 3 Residential Childcare or equivalent, or a willingness to complete this qualification when in post.
Experience of working with children and young people
Previous experience of working in a supportive capacity to give practical assistance to children and their families
Previous experience of working in a supportive environment with children or adults
A positive attitude and ability to understand trauma informed practice
A willingness to work unsocial hours which will include early mornings, evenings, sleep overs, weekends and bank holidays.
Hartlepool Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure & Barring check.
For an informal discussion please contact Zoe Davin, Unit Manager on 01429 289514 or 07788338220
As this is an ongoing recruitment short listing for interview will be carried out at the end of each month. This may mean a delay in your application being processed, dependant on what date you completed the application form.
Closing date: 31st December 2023