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Residential Child Care Officer
  • Employer: West Berkshire Council
  • Reference: V3695
  • Published: Thu 05/09/2019, 9:30 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 18/09/2019, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: From £21166 to £24799 per annum (Grade F)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Castlegate, Berkshire

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Residential Child Care Officer

The Castle Gate is a short break service for disabled children and young people; we provide overnight stays and day care opportunities for up to 7 young people per day. 

We are looking for flexible dynamic people to join our team as part of a rota, which covers 7 days a week. The working week will cover early mornings, evenings and weekends during school term time and all day during the school holiday.  We also require staff to be available to sleep-in as part of a rota for which an extra payment will be made.

An NVQ 3/QCF Diploma level 3 or equivalent qualification in Child Care is required for this position. A full induction and regular supervision and training will be provided.

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.

For an informal discussion contact Michael Garrity or Rachael Reid on 01635 43778 who will be happy to discuss this further.

Previous applicants need not apply