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Residential Care Officer.

Salary: £18,000 – £20,000. 

Closing date: 1 January 2021. 

Location: Working in our specialist Short Break Centre in Newcastle. 

Hours: £18,000 – £20,000. 

The role

Working as a Residential Care Officer in a short break accommodation in Newcastle, you will provide a range of care and support to both adults and children with a range of disabilities and complex needs.

We are seeking to recruit people with the right values, behaviours and attitudes. These are a commitment to quality and providing excellence: showing dignity and respect and treating people we support with compassion as well as having trust and respect for work colleagues.

Full and part time hours are available over a 7 day rota basis to meet the needs of the service. Duties will include personal care; administration of medication; safeguarding individuals from all forms of abuse and ensuring guests welfare; safety and needs are at the centre of care provided.

A Diploma level 3 Children and Young People or an equivalent qualification is desirable, or you must be willing to work towards.

We offer a pleasant and supportive working environment and an excellent range of benefits including; 33 days holiday (FTE), contributory pension scheme, free life insurance and a commitment to your professional development with opportunities to progress within the charity.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

For more information about this post, please download a job description

Apply for this job

To apply for this vacancy, please either complete our online application form or send us your CV, along with contact details and the reference to this role, by emailing or call 0784 001 5784.

Interviews will be held via video link.

If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.