Residential Workers Required

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 02/01/2019 12:00
Grade 7 £22,401 - £25,463 Pro Rata
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
An approved team location
Post Number:
Closing date:
2 Jan
Further Information

Post: Residential Worker
Salary: Grade 7, £22,401 - £25,463

We are looking for exceptional people to come and join our team, working to change the lives of young people in our care.

Do you believe that you have the qualities it takes to make a difference?

We are looking for permanent Residential Workers to care for and co-ordinate the activities of young people on a day to day basis, so that exceptional outcomes are achieved in respect of the quality care standards.

The postholder will work alongside young people ensuring their best interests and well-being are prioritised, keeping them safe whilst developing their potential within and outside Aycliffe Secure Centre.

You will be required to work to Children's Homes Regulations and Youth Custody Service guidance to provide for young people's physical and emotional needs as necessary. The postholder will keep accurate records, prepare reports and contribute to the young people's care planning, reviews and meetings as required.

The role entails shift working between 7.30am and 11pm on a rota basis with some sleep-in duties

Essential Qualifications:

* 4 GCSEs (grade A – C) including Maths and English or equivalent and/or
NVQ Level 3 in Child Care.

* Commitment towards undertaking and maintaining required training standards
in accordance with the updated career pathway.

For further information regarding this post please contact Andrew Moss, via email: or Tel: 03000 265988.

It is expected interviews will take place week commencing 7th January 2019.

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

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.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.