Department: Safeguarding and Children’s Care
Service Area: Wellbeing, Care and Learning
Salary: £9.09 per hour
Hours: As and when required
Contractual Status: Casual
Middlesbrough Children’s Resources
A vacancy has arisen within the Resource Worker team. You will be working with children, young people and their families who may have emotional or behavioural difficulties and also children with disabilities. Some children and young people we work with have difficulties forming relationships, following routines and accepting boundaries and can display challenging behaviour.
You might be working in the child’s home, in the community, or in a range of other settings to provide support. You will be required to undertake a variety of tasks to support children, young people and their families which will include, transport, supportive visits, supervised contact, personal care, dealing with challenging situations and participating in a range of activities.
• Have the ability to relate to children and young people and their families
• Have an understanding of child development
• Have a QCF or NVQ Level 3 in Care or be willing to work towards achieving this qualification
• Be enthusiastic and fast thinking
You will also be required to work unsocial hours as most work is carried out during the evening, weekends, overnight, early mornings and throughout school holidays. A full UK Driving License and access to a car is essential
We are continually looking to recruit applicants who can work on a casual basis as and when needed to cover holidays, sickness or other occasions when additional support is required.
The above positions are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Closing date: Monday 5th December 2016 by 12 noon