Vacancy Hours 37
Contract Type Established
Weekend Working Yes
Interview Date TBC
Venue for Interview 53-55 Stepney Road, Scarborough.
We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled person to join a robust and forward thinking team.
Candidates will have their own transport and be willing to use this in their duties.
A child centred and flexible approach with a desire to meet the needs of the young people in our care is a must. We would particularly like to hear from people who may be interested in providing high needs supported lodgings.
The role includes evening and weekend working on a shift basis, with sleep in duties and occasional night work.
Applicants will have a relevant child care qualification at NVQ3 or above or be willing to work towards this.
This role is to become part of the No Wrong Door programme for residential care in North Yorkshire. Information on this can be found on NYCC website.
A knowledge of this service will be expected at interview. Experience in working with challenging behaviour and a working knowledge of relevant legislation is highly desirable. We would expect successful candidates to adopt our ethos of restorative practice and work therapeutically in their role.
Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.
NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.
We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) advertise vacancies on behalf of schools and external organisations (third parties) in North Yorkshire. NYCC are not responsible for the recruitment/employment practices of third parties and accept no liability in relation to the vacancy and any subsequent recruitment/employment processes. Enquiries regarding the vacancy or practices should be made directly with the third party.