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DBS3709 Residential Child Care Officer (RCCO)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
13/09/2019
Advert End Date:
29/09/2019 23:59
Salary:
£24,799 - £26,317 pa pro rata
Hours per week:
18.5
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
191336
Employment Location:
Any location within North Tyneside

Job details 

Closing date:
29 Sep


Further information

Addison Street is a purpose built residential short break service for children / young people with learning and / or physical disabilities aged between 8 and 17 years of age. We offer an opportunity for children / young people to enjoy regular short breaks away from home where they can make new friends and experience a wide range of social and leisure activities.

We require a suitably experienced and enthusiastic part time Residential Child Care Officers to join our Staff Team. You would be expected to deliver direct care which will involve supporting the children to develop, maintain and enhance social, independence and communication skills in partnership with Parents / Carers, Social Worker, Schools and Health Professionals. You would be expected to work within a rota system, including weekends, sleep in duties and waking nights.

This post is permanent, 18.5 hours per week, hours are worked over a 4 week rota period.

All staff are expected to hold, or obtain, a level 3 diploma in Residential Childcare / Children and Young People or a recognised equivalent qualification.

Further details can be obtained by contacting Annalise Eastland or Claire Webster on (0191) 2006178.

Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure Barring Service.

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.

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