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Residential Worker x 2 posts - Looked After and Permanence Service

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 02/04/2017 23:59
£21,745 - £24,717
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
One of the Service's Children's Homes

Job details 

Closing date:
2 Apr

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Vacancy Ref No: CYPS/17/46

We are looking to appoint 2 permanent full-time Residential Workers across various locations in Durham. As a residential worker your duties will include caring and working with vulnerable and challenging young people, providing a safe and stable environment and engaging young people in a variety of activities.

You will be responsible for producing relevant plans and reports, working as part of a care team within Residential Services and the wider organisation.

You will work with a team under the legislative framework of The Children’s Homes Regulations 2015 in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for young people.

The successful candidate will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Required qualifications:
4 GCSEs (grade A – C) including Maths and English or equivalent
NVQ Level 3 in Child Care or willingness to achieve within 18 months of commencement. Commitment towards undertaking and maintaining required training standards in accordance with the updated career pathway.

For further information regarding this post please contact Sharon Powch on 01207 236023 or email sharon.powch@durham.gov.uk

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 11th April 2017. You will also be required to attend at Young People's Panel - date to be confirmed.

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 short-listing 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 notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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