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Contract Type:
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Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
29/10/2021 12:00
£22,183 pa pro rata
Hours per week:
37 & 25
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
Residential Provision, Children’s Home, South Shields
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Closing date:
29 Oct

Further information

Residential Care Worker x 3 Posts
(Residential Provision, Children’s Home, South Shields)
£22,183 pa pro rata (plus enhancements)

Post A: 37 hpw x 2 Posts –
Work pattern will include: shift work, sleep-ins, weekends and bank holidays
Post B: 25 hpw x 1 Post
Weekend shift (incorporating sleep-in’s) – 17.5 hpw plus additional hours to be discussed at interview

These are exciting times to work in Children’s and Young Peoples Residential Care with South Tyneside Council.

We are seeking to recruit a Children’s Residential Care Worker to work with 13 to 17 year old young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties.

As a Children’s Residential Care Worker you will be responsible for the delivery of high quality children’s residential provision including working directly with children and their families. 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 to 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 high quality care to children and young people within a residential setting.

About You:
• You will have a Level 3 qualification in Children and Young People (or willingness to undertake).
• You have previous experience of direct work with children and young people and their families.
• You can demonstrate an ability to place the child/young person and family at the centre of all practice and decision making.
• You are able to undertake shift work, including sleep-ins, weekends and bank holidays.
• Experience of working in a children’s residential setting is desirable.

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.

Closing date: Noon, 29 October 2021.

Please may we ask that you clearly identify which post you are interested in on your Application form: Post A and or Post B.

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