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Residential Social Care Officer - 33hpw -Park Rd

Vacancy Details

Location: Park Road Children's Home
Region: North East England
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Social Care – Children Service
Date Posted: 13/02/2023
Reference: 0000005255





RESIDENTIAL SOCIAL CARE OFFICER                                                                                             REF 107793

Band 7-9 £22,777 – £29,439 pa pro rata


33 hpw


Hartlepool is a vibrant and energetic town with growing prospects. As an authority we want to make Hartlepool the best it possibly can be and want dedicated, driven and committed staff to help us achieve that.

Children’s Joint Commissioning Services are recruiting to a new children’s home within Hartlepool.  The aim of the home is to provide high quality care for children aged 11 – 18 years who may display some challenging behaviours and require a safe and caring environment to live in.

As a Residential Social Care Officer you will possess a passion for working with children, and support them to develop skills enabling them to build a positive future. You will support children to access and participate in activities, trips and hobbies.

In addition you will be expected to display a strong team spirit, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to work across internal departments and with external agencies.

Applicants must have

NVQ / QCF Level 3 Residential Childcare or equivalent, or a willingness to complete this qualification when in post.

Experience of working with children and young people

Previous experience of working in a supportive capacity to give practical assistance to children and their families

Previous experience of working in a supportive environment with children or adults  

A positive attitude and ability to understand trauma informed practice

A willingness to work unsocial hours which will include early mornings, evenings, sleep overs, weekends and bank holidays and.  

Hartlepool Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure & Barring check.

For an informal discussion contact Ailisa Williams, Unit Manager or Emma McHale, Resource Manager on 01429 284867

Closing date: Tuesday 28th February 2023, midnight


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