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Senior Residential Care Officer

Salary: £23,500 pa plus £62.64 sleep-in rate
Reference: 0211/19
Closing date: 27 November
Based: Auton Residential Children's Homes, Darlington

Hours: 37 hours per week over a 7 day rota

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.

The Senior Residential Care Officer will join a dynamic and committed team working in projects across the North East for children and young people.

Through individual practice and effective management you will successfully support the development of the children and young people within our homes. 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 Children and Young people or an equivalent qualification.

Hours of work will be 37 hours per week 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 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

St Cuthberts Care has given me job security and is a very supportive employer. I feel I'm listened to and have an input into important decisions that involve me.

Juned Miah, Residential Care Officer


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