Residential Child Care Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 31/03/2024 22:59
£30, 296 - £33,024 per annum
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Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Closing date:
31 Mar
Further Information
We are committed to providing quality care and achieving positive outcomes for the young people we look after. We are seeking to appoint Residential Child Care Officers for one of our well-established children’s homes on a full-time permanent basis. The successful applicant will need to be resourceful, highly resilient with the ability to establish relationships quickly whilst working as part of a team towards agreed aims and objectives. Applicants must be able to demonstrate the ability to work with highly challenging behaviour and have a high level of resilience. You may also, on occasion be asked to support in other Children’s homes currently ran by Newcastle city council.

You will also be highly motivated, have good communication and IT skills and a clear understanding of needs of children and their families. Experience of residential care and a recognized social work qualification or NVQ level 3 is desirable but not essential. The successful applicants will be required to follow a rota, pro rota weekend work with shift patterns and sleep-ins as required. Additional payments during unsociable hours are also applicable to this post.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.
We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

Should you wish to discuss the position please contact the Registered Manager, Mary Marsh on 01912766647.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form. Any communication sent to you regarding your application will be sent to the email address you have set up on your Northeast Jobs account, so you will need to ensure that you check your inbox.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.