COMMUNITIES, CHILDREN’S, ADULTS AND HEALTH SERVICES
LOOKED AFTER CHILDRENS SERVICES
CASUAL ASSISTANT RESIDENTIAL CHILD CARE WORKER
Salary Grade F: SCP17 £23,836 – SCP22 £26,317
Weekend and unsociable hour’s enhancements
Casual Position Only
Location: Stockport Road Children’s Home and across 4 TMBC Mainstream Children’s Homes
The residential service is a 24 hour, 7 day a week provision and shift patterns vary accordingly.
Do you consider yourself to be a caring, patient, enthusiastic person who enjoys a challenge, is highly motivated and not easily discouraged? Do you understand the needs of young people and want to make a difference to their lives? Have you had experience in childcare or youth work? Are you committed to young people and have the skills to manage more complex behaviours?
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR:
A new Challenge?
A change of environment?
Opportunities for personal development?
A job which is rewarding and fulfilling?
Applicants must be aged 21+ due to occupational requirements in line with The Care Standards Act 2000.
Hours of work may include waking night shifts (for which there is one third Enhancement), overnight sleep in duties (one off payment) and also day shifts to ensure 24 hour cover.
Successful applicants will be able to access a comprehensive Induction and Training Programme and will receive regular support through supervision. Successful applicants will be added to a list of casual staff and will be called upon to cover staffing shortfalls within the service such as annual leave, sickness etc.
Tameside aims to be a modern and equitable employer that recognises and encourages the potential of a diverse workforce and positively welcomes all applicants from any black and ethnic minority groups.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will be subject to Disclosure and Barring processes prior to commencing work.
For an informal discussion please contact Juliette Murphy on 0161 342 5577
Reference No: DPT121
Closing date: 25th June 2019
Job Description/ Person Specification.doc