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Residential Social Care Officers - Bank Staff

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
Working Pattern:
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
24/03/2022
Advert End Date:
31/12/2022 23:59
Salary:
Band 7 £10.81 per hour
Hours per week:
Various
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
222926
Employment Location:
Stockton Road Children's Home
Post Number:
106194
Number of posts:
10
Closing date:
31 Dec
Further Information

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 2022