Residential Care Officer - Orchard View

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Children & Families
Child Protection & Family Support
Residential Care - Children
Full Time and Part Time
Grade 6-7
£20,092 - £24,491
7% enhancement for working over a 7 day rota.

For appointment at Grade 7, Residential Care Officer (£23,080 - £24,491 for 37 hours), candidates must be in possession of a Diploma Level 3 in Residential Childcare. In the absence of the required qualification candidates will be appointed at Grade 6, trainee Residential Care Officer (£20,092 - £21,748 for 37 hours).

Orchard View operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including weekends and Public Holidays. You will be required to work on a rota basis; day shifts are between 7.30am and 10pm, waking night shifts are between 9.30pm and 7.45am. You will receive a 7% enhancement for working over a 7 day rota.

 At Orchard View Residential Home we can accommodate up to eight young people who are permanently disabled   Working with children and young people is rewarding and exciting, no two days are the same. Our children’s homes provide a high standard of care and support to the young people who live there. Our aspirations for young people are high and therefore we are looking for staff who share that ethos. We are looking for proactive, dynamic, creative and emotionally resilient Residential Care Officers who are passionate about supporting and enabling children and young people to have positive experiences and life chances.

Requirements for this job:

  • Experience of working with children and Young People.
  • An understanding of the issues faced by young people living in care, including child development and how life experiences impact on children and young people’s social and emotional wellbeing.

A Health assessment and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for this job. Please note that a conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

In order to be shortlisted for this job please fill in the Application Form. CVs will not be accepted.

14 March 2021, 11:55 PM

This job is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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