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Residential Care Officer

Job Description

Residential Care Officer

We are currently recruiting for a Support Worker to join an experienced and friendly team within a Children's Residential Home in Doncaster. The role of the Residential Child Care Officer is a demanding but rewarding post, based within a structured residential service. The role is very rewarding and allows the worker to build positive relationships with some of the most complex children within residential Care.

This position is:

* Full time

* Permanent

* £25,969 plus 8.5% out of hours allocation + bonuses

This position requires the successful candidate to work within a rota primarily consisting of both mornings 7am-3pm and afters 2pm -10pm including weekends and bank holidays. The role also requires the applicant to undertake sleep in duties, as required to meet the needs of the home.

Responsibilities include:

* Using your experience and skills - further developed with our support and training, you will assist with the care of our children and young people.

* All of our homes adopt therapeutic practices, allowing you to develop into a specialist care provider. Training also includes reflective practice to consistently improve the way we care for children.

* You will create positive relationships with the children, meeting their needs and safeguarding them at all times.

* You will create timetables, setting boundaries and expectations for the young people. Consistency and organisation skills are key.

* You will meet a variety of children and young people, some of whom may require high levels of supervision and support.

Essential requirements

* Candidates must be 22 years old or above as per children's home regulations

* You will also need a valid UK driving licence.

If you would be interested in this position, please contact Emily @ Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.