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Residential Care Officer

Salary: £18,000 - £21,000 pa fte
Reference: 0104/18
Closing date: 18 April
Based: Auton Residential Children's Homes, Darlington

Hours: Full and part-time hours are available, over a 7 day rota basis.

Investing in children for the future
St Cuthbert's Care has a reputation for providing high quality care to ‘looked after Children’ who may have had numerous placement breakdowns and who can present difficult challenging behaviours. If you are passionate about quality care and achieving excellence we would like to hear from you.

Experience of direct work with children and young people, in a residential setting, who display challenging and difficult behaviours is essential as well as working knowledge, experience and understanding of child protection issues. You should possess a Diploma level 3 Children and Young people or an equivalent qualification or be willing to work toward this.

Full and part-time hours are available, over a 7 day rota basis, including sleep-in duties.

We offer a pleasant and supportive working environment and an excellent range of benefits including a competitive salary, 33 days holiday, contributory pension scheme, free life insurance, a free confidential staff support service and a commitment to your professional development with opportunities to progress within the charity.

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

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To apply for this vacancy, please either complete our online application form, or send us your CV, contact details and the reference to this role by emailing recruitment@stcuthbertscare.org.uk.

If you have not heard within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful.

We offer training, qualifications, variety and progression within the charity

I joined St Cuthberts Care after leaving another care organisation and it's so much better here. I'm getting great training and support and I've never settled in to a job so quickly.

Kylie Simpson, Residential Care Officer
Alan Shearer Short Break Centre