Children Education and Skills

Newcastle upon Tyne

Residential Care Officer

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£28,371 - £31,099 per annum, pro rata for part time working

1 x Residential Care Officer 37 hours per week - Annual Salary £28,371 - £31,099 per annum (Permanent)

1 x Residential Care Officer 30 Hours per week - Annual Salary £23,003 - £25,215 per annum (Permanent)

Sessional Residential Care Officers working on an as and when required basis £14.70 per hour

Bedeburn is a short break service providing short breaks for up to 6 children and young people, aged 6-18 years.

You will be required to work directly with children and their families, their relatives and other professionals to achieve the maximum quality of life for the individual.

You will be required to work with children and young people with emotional, behavioural and learning difficulties and disabilities in which personal care will be required. You will monitor children and attend to their needs in line with their individual care plans as well as recording changes and writing summary reports of each individual child’s stay. You will be allocated a case load and be responsible for creating and reviewing care plans along with introducing young people and families to the service.

You will be required to work as part of a rota, which will include some weekend working.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the relevant barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

For an informal discussion, please contact Michael Briggs, Registered Manager, or Danielle Felton/ David Mason (Deputy Managers) on 0191 277 2686.

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Closing date:

21 March 2023

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