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Senior Residential Care Officer.

Salary: £24,000 pa fte. 
Plus £66.20 sleep-in payment. 

Closing date: 11 August 2021. 

Location: Working in our residential children’s home in Sunderland. 

Hours: 37 per week over a 7 day rota. 

The role

We are a values-based charity and passionate about the people we support. We are looking to recruit a Senior Residential Care Officer to provide high quality care to looked after children who may have had numerous placement breakdowns and who can present difficult and challenging behaviours.

Through individual practice and effective management, you will successfully support the development of the children and young people within the home. Experience of direct work with children and young people in a residential setting who display challenging and difficult behaviours, as well as working knowledge, experience and understanding of child protection issues is essential.

You should possess a Diploma level 3 in Residential Childcare or an equivalent qualification.

Hours of work are over a 7-day rota basis including sleep-in duties.

In return we offer an excellent range of benefits including contributory pension scheme, free life insurance, free confidential staff support service, free parking, free tea/coffee and 33 days annual leave per annum. For recognition of the hard work and dedication of our staff team, this holiday year staff will receive one additional week’s holiday, pro rata.

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 recruitment@stcuthbertscare.org.uk 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.