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Casual Residential Childcare Worker

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
18 Tipton Road, Sedgley, DY3 1BD
£13.69 to £14.91 per hour
Closing date
27 Nov 2023

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Health & Social Care / Work
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Shift work

Job Details

Casual Residential Child Care Worker

Grade 6: £13.69 to £14.91 per hour at basic rate, with additional enhanced Sleep in and Weekend rates as applicable.

18 Tipton Road provides a safe, nurturing, caring and stimulating environment for up to seven young people aged between 8 and 18 years who have complex needs and may be experiencing a range of difficulties including physical, sensory and moderate to severe learning disabilities or complex, social emotional and behavioural difficulties.

An opportunity has arisen for two Residential Child Care Workers to join our casual staffing list to cover shifts within the home.

This is a casual contract which will require flexibility to work when required.




Under the supervision of a registered manager, you will contribute to all aspects of the physical and emotional care (including personal care) of the children so as to promote their welfare whilst working in partnership with the family and other professionals.

If you are child centred with a consistent approach and feel you could contribute to the safeguarding and the quality care of children and young people in residential care, then we would like to hear from you.

All employees have a duty to carry out their work with due regard for the health and safety of themselves, other employees, and the public.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore, the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.

For further information please contact Mark Bates at

NB: We reserve the right to close vacancies before the advertised date if a large
number of applications have been received.



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Job Description - RCCW
Person Specification - RCCW
Benefits List


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About Dudley Council

It’s an incredibly exciting time to work in Dudley Council as we embark on numerous multi-million pound regeneration schemes which will be real game-changers for the borough. In addition to the exciting schemes such as the Midland Metro we also have the ongoing and very serious challenges of ensuring vulnerable people across the borough receive the services they deserve.

At Dudley Council we have a ‘one council’ ethos that builds an effective and dynamic organisation which grows the economy and creates jobs, creating a cleaner and greener place and supports stronger and safer communities.

We are rightly proud to be the historic capital of the Black Country and, working with our partners, Dudley Council is also committed to looking forward and helping to deliver our borough vision of ‘Forge a Future for all’

We ensure communities influence council decisions and are committed to delivering services in partnership with communities.  We provide flexible and responsive service in partnership and help communities help themselves.

In joining a local authority that serves 320,000 residents you will become an integral part of a council that:

• is ready to embrace change, providing an environment in which you will be encouraged to make your mark

• is aware of its key challenges and the need for a new energy to innovate the council, in order to find cost effective ways of delivering services

• has aligned its political and managerial leadership structures and is committed to protecting, securing and transforming the lives of children, families, the vulnerable and older people

• wants borough residents to have their say through our community forums

• dedicates time to meaningful consultation and listen to the views of our residents

• is working with the community to encourage active involvement of our residents

We want to leave a legacy of a better future for the borough that reflects Dudley borough’s potential and harnesses the ambitions of the people we serve. For more information see our Council Plan, Dudley Borough Vision for 2030, Forging a Future for All and key information about the borough and its communities at All about Dudley Borough

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01384 811300
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Council House
Priory Road
West Midlands
United Kingdom

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