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Residential Care Worker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 18/08/2020 12:00
£21,589 pa (Pay Award Pending)
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Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
Foxden – Short Break Residential Care, South Shields
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Job details 

Closing date:
18 Aug

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Residential Care Worker – 37hpw
(Foxden – Short Break Residential Care, South Shields)
£21,589 pa (Pay Award Pending)

As a Children’s Residential Care Worker you and your colleagues will be responsible for the delivery of high quality children’s residential provision including working directly with children and their families as identified within the Care Plan and in line with the principles of the service and under direction from the Registered Manager or Deputy Manager. The residential care staff are an integral part of the Care Team and work alongside other professionals to support children, young people and their families achieve the best possible outcomes by using a range of intervention methods and approaches. The role will support the service to achieve its vision of providing support to children, young people and their families ensuring they can be safely accommodated.

As part of the role you will be required to assist the Registered Manager or deputy in the day-to-day care of young people, some of whom may have a disability, who are in receipt of residential care in accordance with the values and principles of the residential care service. As a Children’s Residential Care Worker you will undertake key working duties in line with the principles of the Service.

A flexible approach to work is required to ensure necessary cover for the service, which includes regular evening work, weekend work and bank holidays which will be inclusive of sleep-ins.

South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

To find out more about this role and to apply please visit www.southtyneside.gov.uk alternatively you can email jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk or call (0191) 455 4968. BT Typetalkers welcome.

Closing date: Noon, 18 August 2020.

Please may we ask you to submit your Application form via email to jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk where possible. We apologise but due to the circumstances there may be unavoidable delays in the receipt and processing of posted Application forms.

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