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Senior Residential Care Officer.

Salary: £12.72ph plus £67.65 sleep in payment
and welcome bonus of up to £350. 

Closing date: 30 September 2022. 

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

Hours: 37 hours per week. 

About us

St Cuthbert’s Care is a values-based registered social care charity, committed to enabling people to reach their personal potential.

The charity’s areas of work include nursing homes for older people, children in care and services for people with disabilities. To see our latest Annual Review please visit:

The role

We are keen to recruit someone who has an excellent understanding of developmental trauma with direct experience of working with children and young people within a residential setting. The ideal candidate will hold a level 3 diploma (minimum) in children and young people – residential or equivalent qualification and will be committed to achieving excellence in all that they do.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with children and young people who display challenging and difficult behaviours, knowledge, experience and understanding of child protection and experience of leading and supervising a team.

“My aim is to encourage the young people in our care to thrive and make the most of every day. If you share my vision and have the patience and understanding to help our young people know that someone cares and want’s the best for them then I would love to hear from you.”
Amy Ward, Registered Manager.

Why work for us

We are a Living Wage employer – the first regional charity in the North East, delivering adult social care as part of our work, to be accredited by the Living Wage Foundation.

As well as offering a competitive salary, we provide a number of benefits and wellbeing initiatives for our staff, including:

• 34 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
• £350 welcome bonus
• Free staff counselling service
• Free life insurance + pension scheme
• Learning and development opportunities

Apply today by completing our online application form

Alternatively, you can send your CV to or call our recruitment line 0191 228 8008.