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Job Reference: 48453A

Night Residential Child Care Officer

  • Wembley, Greater London, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Sam Boggis
  • £16.23 - £16.23

Seven Social Care are looking for a temporary Night Residential Child Care Officer to work in Brent. This position is initially on a month by month contract and is paying £16.23 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

Children and Young People’s Services provides a service to diverse communities in the borough of Brent, and all aspects of service delivery must be underpinned by a commitment to equality and diversity; a positive identity and potential through individualised care of each child and young person to achieve positive outcomes.

To be a professional member of a staff team responsible for the well being of children/young people, giving adequate support to maximise their dignity, independence, privacy and choice. To ensure the delivery of service within the aims of Every Disabled Child Matters, Children’s Homes Quality Standards together with the Children Homes Regulations 2015 the basis of the regulatory framework under the Care Standards Act 2000 – for the conduct of children’s home providers; and within the framework for Ofsted inspections.

To make the short break an enjoyable experience for children and young people with autistic spectrum disorders, physical disabilities and complex health needs.

Key Responsibilities:

      The post holder must at all times carry out their duties with due regard to current legislation, Brent Council policies, procedures and guidelines, Children’s Homes Quality Standards (2015) and Statement of Purpose, ensuring where not met appropriate action taken.

The post holder must at all times take account of the principles of the child/young persons’ choice and consultation, and the maximum participation of the children/young persons and their parents / carers in all decisions affecting them

To work at night under the guidance of the Shift Leader; to monitoring the individual child/young person’s during the night as required by their Placement Plan.

To carry out the intense monitoring of children and young people at the required intervals and consistently updating the records throughout the nights.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare or an equivalent qualification.
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.
  • Compliance: Current DBS check.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 36 hours p/w.

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