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Residential Child Care Worker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
Working Pattern:
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
29/06/2018
Advert End Date:
22/07/2018 23:59
Salary:
£11.9790 - £13.7201 per hour
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
177454
Employment Location:
Darlington
Post Number:
009116

Job details 

Closing date:
22 Jul


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Further information

We are looking for exceptional, enthusiastic and creative child focused people to work within our Children Homes, with young people with complex and additional needs.

The ideal candidates must also be able to effectively extend these skills to the young people’s families/carers and professionals.

The Residential Homes care for children who are looked after by the local authority. We also have a short break centre for children with a disability.

The overall aims as a Residential Child Care Worker is to act as a corporate parent for Children Looked After and be an assertive champion for Children in Need in accordance with the Guide to the Children’s Homes Regulations including the quality standards.
To ensure young people are nurtured, happy, healthy and safe from harm, able to develop, thrive and fulfil their full potential.

Applicants should have experience of working with children and young people either in a residential care or related setting. Applicants should hold the NVQ level 3 CCYP or the Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3 or a suitable equivalent qualification. This post involves shift work, sleep overs and weekend working.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Sally Britton, Registered Manager on 01325 369144 or Dawn Burnip, Senior Registered Manager on 01325 406154.

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