* * RESIDENTIAL CHILDCARE OFFICER (Complex Needs) * *
LOCATION: NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
SALARY: £18,500- £21,000
Must have relevant children`s services experience and NVQ 3.
FULL TIME POSTS AVAILABLE.
Do you have experience supporting children & young people with learning/physical disabilities?
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 other 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 and young people 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 to support colleagues, 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:
- Experience supporting children & young peoples with learning/physical disabilities and challenging behaviour
- Have an relevant NVQ level 3 or be willing to work towards one.
Feel free to give Matty a call for an informal chat around the role. Applications can be made direct via the BS Social Care website or through sending a CV