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Residential Care Officer

Vacancy Id:
£13,575.67 - £18,270.94 per annum
Closing Date:
Benefits & Grade:
Grade F/H/I, unsociability and sleep over allowance will apply
Contract Details:
Contract Hours:
25 hours per week Rotas are over a 24 hour day, 7 days a week, 52 weeks of the year including sleep overs
The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check
Job Description:
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has recently undergone a review of its in house residential provision and model of delivery. This is an exciting time to work for Stockton Council as we embark on the implementation of the review that will increase not only placement capacity, but also the range of placements available.

We have opportunities for professionally motivated, suitably qualified and skilled individuals to join our existing and new long term residential children's homes.

You will have the skills, knowledge and drive to support and deliver care packages for the young people placed in the homes. Pivotal to this process will be the ability to work as part of a multi-agency team that supports the needs which have been agreed as part of their permanence plan. The homes will be supported by a therapist who will integral to the development and delivery of the packages of support.

You will be supported by an experienced management team, where a culture of support, learning and development will be provided via supervision, appraisal and extensive training opportunities.

We offer a competitive salary and employee benefits including Local Government Pension Scheme, and employee discounts.

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Louise Carling, Resource Team Manager, on 01642 527876, email [email protected] or Angie Askins, Deputy Resource Team Manager on 01642 527700, email [email protected]

An online application form and further information is available from www.stockton.gov.uk/job-vacancies/. Alternatively you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email [email protected]

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011675 Residential Care Officer.pdf