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Senior Residential Child Care Officer

Employer: Birmingham City Council

  • Reference: PE2632017
  • Published on: Thu 07/09/2017 14:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 21/09/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Part Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 36.5 annd 20 hours.
  • Salary: £19,430 - £24,964 Pro Rata
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Birmingham

Senior Residential Child Care Officer

£19,430 - £24,964 Pro Rata

Residential Services for Disabled Children

Permanent

Edgewood Road - 36.5 hrs x 3 (part time hours would also be considered)

Charles House - 36.5 hrs x 2 (part time hours would also be considered) and 22 hrs x1

Birmingham City Council directorate for people have a number of vacancies within the Residential Services for Disabled Children.

The service provides long term and short break placements for disabled children who have learning disabilities, physical disabilities and complex health needs. We pride ourselves upon providing the best service possible to disabled children and work closely with Social Care, Health and Education to build the best packaged of care for children and their families through various stages of their lives from 5 to 18 years.

All of the provisions are Ofsted registered and operate within the legal framework of The Childrens Homes Regulations 2015 and The Quality Standards. All of the roles are subject to satisfactory DBS check, references and a 12 month probationary period. The homes are managed by a Home Manager who is registered with Ofsted, Deputy Manager and Assistant Manager.

We are looking for a dynamic enthusiastic person who can engage with disabled children and are passionate about getting the best outcomes for children and their families.

Senior Residential Child Care officer

For this role we are looking for someone who has at least 2 years’ experience of working with children including experience of working with disabled children. You will need to hold the QCF level 3 or equivalent or be willing to undertake the qualification within 6 months of starting the role. You will be responsible for key working and ensuring good relationships with children and their families as well as working with a wide range of professionals.

You will be expected to undertake a range of training, including training in communication with non- verbal children and some health care for children with particular conditions. We have specialist trainers who will enable you to be competent in this area. You will also be expected to undertake a high level of personal care.

You will need to have good organisational skills work as part of a team and be able to plan and engage in a wide range of sport play and leisure activities with children.

For any informal enquiries please contact Anne Fenton on 0121 675 3924 for Edgewood Road and Contact Julie Clark on 0121 675 5879 for Charles House.

Ref: PE2632017

Closing Date: 21 September 2017

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken

“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”

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