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Residential Care Officer

Salary: £18,000 - £21,000 plus £64.72 sleep-in rate
Reference: 0511/20
Closing date: 31 January
Based: Auton Residential Children's Home, Darlington

Hours: Full and part time over a 7 day rota

We are a values based charity and passionate about the people we support. We are looking to recruit a 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.

We are keen to recruit someone with the right values, behaviours and attitudes who will ensure our charity values are at the heart of everything they do. Our values give a commitment to quality and providing excellence: showing dignity and respect and treating people we support with compassion as well as demonstrating trust and respect for work colleagues.

Do you share our values? If so, we want to hear from you.

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

Full time and part time hours are available working 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.

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

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

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

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