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Residential Care Officer

Salary: £18,000 - £21,000 pa fte plus £62.64 sleep-in payment.
Reference: 0411/20
Closing date: 31 January
Based: Auton Residential Children's Homes, Sunderland

Hours: Full-time and part-time hours available

If you are passionate about quality care and achieving excellence we would like to hear from you. The charity has a reputation for providing high quality care to ‘looked after Children’ who may have had numerous placement breakdowns.

Experience of direct work, in a residential setting, with children and young people 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 or be willing to work toward.

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 33 days holiday (fte), contributory pension scheme, free life insurance, 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

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


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