* * * * * RESIDENTIAL CHILDCARE OFFICER * * * * *
LOCATION: NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
SALARY: £18,500- £21,000
MUST HAVE NVQ LVL 3 CHILDRENS & YOUNG PEOPLES
Or be working towards**
FULL TIME POSTS AVAILABLE.
EXCELLENT HOLIDAYS & BENEFITS including company pension plan, employee reward scheme, ongoing training & development.
Do you have residential experience supporting Children & Young peoples with Learning/Physical Disabilities?
Are you looking to take the next step in your career?
If the answer is yes then this could be a great opportunity for you.
BS Social Care is a national organisation, specialising in the recruitment of professionals within the Health and Social Care sector. We are currently working alongside a specialist provider of residential Childcare and Education services in their recruitment of an experienced Residential Childcare Officer.
You will join a highly reputable Health and Social Care provider who have gained significant reward and recognition from external organisations such as OFSTED for the level of care they deliver. They deliver independent care and support, within a residential and respite setting, for children and young adults with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism, epilepsy, and complex needs.
In this role you will support the Senior staff and Registered Manager in providing the best quality childcare in a safe and care focussed environment for the young people. When on shift you will have initial responsibilities for monitoring and supervision of the children & young peoples in the service while ensuring the welfare and care of all individuals
You will be expected to demonstrate practical leadership in childcare, as well as support staff, to provide the best possible care for each child and young person. This involves the organisation of work patterns, facilitation of care focussed training, and accessing of appropriate services to support the childcare practices within the service.
The successful candidate will have:
- NVQ Level 3 Children & Young Peoples
- Minimum 2 years` experience supporting children & young peoples with learning/physical disabilities and challenging behaviour
- At least 2 years` experience working in a similar setting within residential care
If this sounds like you or someone you know then please apply NOW as immediate interviews are available. Applications can be made direct via the BS Social Care website or through sending a CV