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Children's Homes - Resource Worker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/08/2019 23:59
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:

Job details 

Closing date:
16 Aug

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Reference: R0000470

Department: Children's Care

Service Area: Children's Services

Salary: GBP 20,344 - GBP 21,166 Plus enhancements which are sleep ins at GBP 81, Sunday rate at time and a half, bank holidays at double time and if required waking nights at time and a third.

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contractual Status: Permanent

Please Note

Applicants will no longer be able to use their North East Jobs account to apply. If you are internal to Middlesbrough Council, you will be required to use your Staff Portal credentials to log in. Alternatively, if you are an external applicant, you will need to register as a ‘new user’, and use the log on credentials created for any future applications.

We are seeking to recruit suitable people to work within our Children's Homes. The homes provide care for a small number of children and young people and are situated in the Middlesbrough area.

We are committed to Restorative Practice when working with young people and their families.

The successful candidates will provide a high quality of care and support, which meets the physical, emotional, intellectual, behavioral, health, social and cultural needs of the children and families for whom the home provides a service. This will include working with children with very challenging behaviour, complex emotional problems, mental health disorders and other additional/special needs.

The successful candidates will be based initially in a named Home, but will be expected to be prepared to work in any Middlesbrough Children's Home or Centre as needed, or to work with children who are living in the community or within their own homes.

Applicants must:

Have NVQ/Diploma Level 3 Residential Childcare qualification or a qualification that the management deems equivalent (including HSC375 Medication Unit or equivalent medication experience) or a willingness to work towards.

Experience of working with children and young people.

An understanding of child development and challenging behavior.

A positive attitude and restorative approach when working with children and young people.

You will also be required to work unsocial hours - including weekends, bank holidays and nights.

A Full UK Driving License is a requirement for this post.

For further information please contact Kalia Kourou-Paradeli Registered Manager on 01642 728821 or Cara Fletcher Deputy Manager on 01642 727292.

Interview date will either be: Thursday 29th or Friday 30th August 2019.

The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing date: Friday 16th August 2019 by 12 midnight.

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