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Residential Child Care Worker


Term : Permanent Full Time
Location : Darlington
Industry : Social Care
Salary : £19,000-£21,000 PA

We are recruiting for a Residential Care Officer (Children Services) within Darlington on a full time and permanent basis to work within a Children's Residential Service with those aged 8-16.

The role is for a full time, permanent position working across the week and at times, night shifts.

Our client offers great training and development with opportunities to progress within the company.
If you are passionate about quality care and achieving excellence, we would like to hear from you.

We are interested in hearing from people who are dedicated to providing high quality care to children who live with SEMH, Complex Needs and Mental Health.
The Role:
You will be working within Children's Residential Services supporting with everyday support and daily activities to encourage tasks and manage behaviour effectively.

A large part of the role will be supporting children and young people to maintain a healthy lifestyle by promoting positive everyday choices.
Working in a team you will manage challenging behaviour effectively and ensure child safety at all times.

You will use a person-centred approach and use effective communication skills to motivate and understand the service user.
About You:

? Diploma level 3 Children and Young people
? Experience working with children in a residential setting who display challenging and difficult behaviours
? Possess knowledge, experience and understanding of child protection issues
? Work flexibly to meet the needs of the service
? Support children and young people to maintain a healthy lifestyle by advising, educating and promoting positive choices.

Please contact Teagan or Julie at Pin Point with your CV to apply and be considered for the role or contact our Gateshead office for more information.