Residential Support Worker.2552

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/01/2021 23:59
£20,092 - £21,748
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Coanwood Children's Home
Closing date:
21 Jan
Further Information

Childrens’ Residential Support Worker

The Council
Northumberland County Council manages a range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work in the best interests of our communities in an efficient and best value way. That is why we need motivated, creative and agile thinkers who can be innovative in supporting our service development plan.
For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

Our Children’s Homes Service
NCC operates 5 children’s homes including a national secure children centre with education. Overall, the service employs approximately 200 care staff and 30 support services staff across the 5 sites. Our Homes accommodate 25 young people aged 6 - 17, our main aim is to offer an exceptional family focussed caring environment where children and young people can feel safe and thrive in order to meet their full potential.

The service is inspected by Ofsted on a yearly basis. Currently our homes are rated as Outstanding or Good. It is crucial that everyone in our team is committed and motivated to meeting the needs of our young people, and have high aspirations for each and every young person we live and work with.

If you are that person, we would welcome an application to our post vacancy for a Residential Support Worker at Coanwood Children’s Home in Cramlington.

The Role
This role requires you to work to a shift pattern which includes night shifts.

You must have a good general education and be willing and able to undertake relevant training. You will be supported to complete the Diploma Level 3 in Residential Child Care, which is a requirement of the job role.

You will work under the direction of the team leader or shift coordinator to ensure quality, safe and effective care of each young person.

For further information please download the attached Job Description and person specification.

We are offering
- A starting salary of £20,092 up to £21,748. This figure excludes our single premium rate (SPR) payment which enhance your salary for unsociable hours and weekend working
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision.

For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please see attached notes.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

The closing date is 21 January 2020 at midnight

Please note
This job is closed for applications.