Residential Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
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Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 18/08/2020 23:59
Grade 7, £22,911 - £26,317 pro rata per annum
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
An approved Childrens Home. However, you may be required to work at any Durham
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Closing date:
18 Aug
Further Information

Children and Young Peoples Service
Children's Social Care
Residential Team

Post Title: Residential Worker - various posts available
Salary: Grade 7, £22,911 - £26,317 pro rata per annum

Durham County Council Children’s Residential Services are now recruiting for Residential Workers to join their established and experienced workforce. We are looking for candidates to join our team on permanent, temporary and casual contracts.

The successful candidates will have experience of working with children and young people either in a professional or voluntary capacity.

Residential Workers must be able to quickly form and maintain professional relationships with young people and work as part of a team to provide high quality care for them. Ideally they will have a range of hobbies, interests and skills which they can bring to their role. They must be prepared to undertake all duties which may include cooking, domestic duties, administration and engaging young people.

The role will involve working evenings and weekends and may include sleep in duties.

We need individuals who can confidently share information with colleagues and other professionals, and who are great problem solvers. The successful candidate will understand the importance of this role and be really enthusiastic about making a difference in a young person’s life.

Required qualifications: GCSE Grade A – C in Maths and English or a qualification that is equivalent or higher and to already have, or to complete a qualification at Level 3 in Social Care within 18 months of appointment.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place between Tuesday 25th August and Friday 28th August.

For further information regarding this post please contact George Lisgo at email: george.lisgo@durham.gov.uk or Tel: 03000 262321.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on
Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for shortlisting purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notificatiofrom ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be
notified by any other means.

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This job is closed for applications.