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Residential Social Care Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
11/01/2017
Advert End Date:
15/02/2017 12:00
Salary:
£18,560-£24,717 pro rata
Hours per week:
33 hours weekly based upon annualised hours system.
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
156691
Employment Location:
302 stockton road
Post Number:
SR-106194

Job details 

Closing date:
15 Feb


Further information

Child and Adult Services are looking to recruit a Residential Social Care Officer for one of their children's homes. The aim of the home is to continue to provide outstanding care for children 11-18 years of age, who are looked after by the local authority.

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic, committed, flexible team players to our established home. Successful applicants will be responsible for the care, support and safeguarding of the children living in the home. The assessed needs of the children will dictate the delivery of the approaches used to provide care, alongside the wealth of experiences we offer in line with our statement of purpose and ethos.

A pre-requisite of this post is that applicants must drive and have use of a suitable vehicle for the transportation of children.

RSCOs will provide a safe and secure environment, whilst stimulating young people to try new experiences and learn from participation in these with the staff team. Hobbies and interests in areas where sharing activities will be achievable and available, such as the outdoors, camping, surfing, sailing, sport, farming, gardening, or building, will be advantageous.

Experience of working with children and adolescents, residential work, the inspection framework, and great flexibility will also be an advantage.

Applicants should possess or be working towards the level 3 qualification in working with children and young people, or an equivalent qualification.

For an informal discussion please contact Alan Welsh on 01429 289514.

Application forms and further details are available from and should be returned to, Hartlepool Borough Council, Customer Services, Chief Executive’s Department, Level 2, Civic Centre, Hartlepool, TS24 8AY, Email workforcesupport@hartlepool.gov.uk apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk

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