Senior Residential Child Care Worker
Maitland Road is a detached house with good transport links to other parts of the
borough and close to a wide range of social amenities.
Maitland Road offers a positive living experience for young people generally between
the ages of 14 - to under 18 years
We work on a medium to long term basis with young people of either gender, who are unable to live with their families because of their special or complex needs.
Hours: 37 per week
Salary: Grade 8
We are looking to appoint a Senior Residential Child Care Worker who will contribute to all aspects of the physical and emotional care of the child(ren) so as to promote their welfare whilst working in partnership with their family and other professionals.
The post holder will take responsibility for the day to day running of the home in the absence of the Manager. There will be an expectation that the post holder will also provide experience and expertise in working with children referred to the Unit.
If you are child centred with a consistent approach and feel you could contribute to the safeguarding 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.
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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