Residential Care Officer Level 1 - Gainsborough
Lincolnshire County Council
England, GB
11d ago

We currently have the following positions available at Northolme :

Residential Care Officer Level 1 30 hours / week permanent

Residential Care Officer Level 1 37 hours / week on a 12 month contract

Relief Residential Care Officers x 2 (Sessional)

Please specify on application form which position / s you are applying for.

We’ve been recognised by Ofsted for going above and beyond to provide the best levels of care, but we know there’s always more that we can achieve.

Join us at the forefront of innovation and help us lead the way.

We’re looking for a creative, curious individual to join our Residential Care team as a Residential Care Officer. The home is in Gainsborough, it is a long term Children's Home which provides care for children and young people between the ages of 10 and 18.

You’ll be passionate about care and deeply committed to helping children across the county to achieve positive outcomes.

As an important member of our team, you’ll :

  • Create an environment where children can feel safe, nurtured and at home
  • Understand and cater to the needs of each and every child
  • Establish a trusting relationship and act as a role model
  • Help children from all walks of life to re-join their community
  • Guide and support children as they work toward building a better life
  • Our devoted carers live by our core values : kindness, nurture, care, respect, empathy and compassion. When you join us as a Residential Care Officer, we’ll provide you with all the training you’ll need to do wonderful work and a robust development plan to help you achieve your goals helping you to empower the children in your care to take leadership of their own lives.

    To apply, you’ll need to be :

  • Passionate about the care of children and young people
  • Good at managing risk
  • Committed to your own learning and development
  • Compassionate and empathetic
  • Emotionally resilient and naturally curious
  • Residential Care Officers are required to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service and a shift pattern is worked, including bank holidays and weekends.

    All applicants must be computer literate and it is desirable to have knowledge and / or experience of the caring profession.

    Successful candidates will be required to complete a Level 3 Children and Young People's Workforce Diploma.

    If you’re dedicated, hard-working and passionate about achieving positive outcomes for children, we’ll invest in you. In fact, we want our workforce to reflect the communities we serve.

    That’s why we welcome and encourage applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability.

    In accordance with Ofsted requirements, you must provide two references, a full employment history and evidence to verify your eligibility to work in the UK.

    All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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