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Child care Support Officer

  • Job reference: JM1109CSO
  • Location: Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: We are currently recruiting for a Child care Support Officer to join a private client on a permanent basis.

As a Child Care Support Officer you will need a passion for nurturing children and young people with the emphasis being on promoting their physical, emotional, and intellectual wellbeing, in addition to helping them with their social development.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
*Building relationships with children/young people to support them build self-esteem and assist in the development of new techniques to improving their behaviour.
*Coach, mentor and support the child/young person to encourage greater social inclusion.
*To promote, safeguard and protect the welfare of each child/young person.
*Asses the needs of the child/young person, in consultation with staff and deliver programmes related to areas such as health, fitness, smoking, drugs, gangs, violence, relationships and bullying.
*Implementing strategies such as planned daily activities, coordinated treatment interventions, organised recreational and social activities.
*Promote the development of a healthy lifestyle for the child/young person.
*To assist in the provision/preparation of meals in the home.
*Attend regular training and development opportunities to maintain up to date knowledge and safeguarding, health and safety and local policy developments.
*Undertake administrative tasks, maintain effective recording systems.
*To adhere to appropriate guidelines and procedures.
*To work as a member of a team.
Salary - £23,040 , 48 hours-average per week on a rota basis, travel expected, flexible with hours, full UK licence
Applicants will need to be flexible to work shifts which include weekend, evening and night working.
Essential Criteria
Excellent communication and administrative skills.
Full UK driving licence.
A passion for working with children.
An Enhanced DBS check.
Desirable Criteria
NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care, children & young peoples workforce or a willingness to work towards this qualification.
If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Josh at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email
Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!