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Residential Childrens Worker

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The Outback, Chesterfield
Salary details
Grade 9 £18,767.28 - £20,134.56 per annum
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
26 hours and 30 minutes per week
Closing Date
21 August 2022
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We are pleased to offer an exciting opportunity within the disabled children’s service to apply for the position of RCW at The Outback. This is to work alongside a team of other experienced RCW’s and Family Support Assistants within The Outback service which provides a wide range of support including individual support, supervised family time, parenting assessments, domiciliary care in the home and targeted work to support identified need in the family home. You will be required to have the confidence to challenge when necessary and to liaise with other professionals/colleagues and you will have the support of an experienced management team.  An understanding and interest of the issues facing disabled young people is vital.  This post requires an entry level qualification of ‘Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare’ (or equivalent).  If you do not hold the qualification, you must be willing to work towards this once in post (within six months of the post commencing).

Please note:  Although we are part of short break services for disabled children in Derbyshire, we are not a residential provision.

For more in-depth information and to discuss this opportunity further please call Debbie Hill (Manager) on 01629 537599

Provisional interview dates: TBC

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

The job may require unsocial hours working including weekends and Bank Holidays. Payment arrangements will be detailed in any contract offer made.

Saturday and Sunday hours will be paid at plain time where it is part of your normal working pattern unless it is between 7pm and 7am, where enhanced rates of pay apply. Enhanced pay rates are paid for Bank Holiday working.