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Casual Residential Care Worker

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Summary
Salary: £12.69 per hour
Location: Peripatetic
Job Type: Casual
Category: City Council (External Vacancy)
Closing Date:
Reference: 0000011198

Description

Directorate: Children and Family Services

Section: Small Group Homes

Grade: Casual Level 7

 

This post is casual, work in the casual pool is not guaranteed. We are under no obligation to provide work, likewise, you will be under no obligation to take up the offer of work. Hours offered will be as and when needed. 

 

We are seeking to recruit a pool of casual workers to provide cover for staff sickness and holidays within our Small Group Homes for young people who present social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.

 

You must be able to demonstrate compassion and empathy in your approach to caring for young people, either through previous roles in social care or in other roles, having the ability to manage challenging behaviour, as well as supporting young people to take part in a wide range of activities, attend education and engage well within the community in which they reside.

 

You will need to be flexible to cover a rota and this will include unsociable hours, including evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

 

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, we welcome an application from you.

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This position is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

 

Previous applicants need not apply however, this does not apply to any candidates who are currently at risk of redundancy. 

 

To apply please click here 

 

If you have any queries or want an application form in another format, please email recruitment@stoke.gov.uk or call us on 01782 234343. 


In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Do you have the Right to Work in the UK?

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