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Residential Care Officers

  • Location:

    Huddersfield

  • Sector:

    Children & Family Social Work

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £13.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tiffany Greaves

  • Contact email:

    tgreaves@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    TG6_1635960883

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-03

  • Startdate:

    1/12/2021

Akton Recruitment has an exciting opportunity come available in the Kirklees area for 4 Residential Care Officers
Main Roles
* Young people living in Kirklees residential homes receive appropriate care and support.
* Young people are supported in developing life skills.
* Young people feel valued and their needs are met.
* Services are provided in line with Children's Home Regulations 2015
* Young people are consulted and actively involved in care planning.
Qualifications
* Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare, or willingness and ability to register within 3 months of appointment and achieve within 18 months
* IT and recording skills to maintain accurate records.
* Level 1 or an awareness in Safeguarding, Child Protection

Experience
* Experience working with children and young people.
* The ability to build warm, trusting relationships with young people.
* Experience of working with children and young people - preferably within a residential setting, but this could be demonstrated through other experiences e.g. education setting , youth work etc.

We would like to hear from you if you feel this is the correct role for you.