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Residential Child Care Officer

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
From £21166 to £24799 per annum (Grade F)
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
28/07/2019 at 23:59 PM
Vacancy Description

The Castle Gate is a short break service for disabled children and young people; we provide overnight stays and day care opportunities for up to 7 young people per day. 

We are looking for flexible dynamic people to join our team as part of a rota, which covers 7 days a week. The working week will cover early mornings, evenings and weekends during school term time and all day during the school holiday.  We also require staff to be available to sleep-in as part of a rota for which an extra payment will be made.

An NVQ 3/QCF Diploma level 3 or equivalent qualification in Child Care is required for this position. A full induction and regular supervision and training will be provided.

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.

For an informal discussion contact Michael Garrity or Rachael Reid on 01635 43778 who will be happy to discuss this further.

Equal Opportunities
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
How to apply

Please complete an online application form.

West Berkshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share these values. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. Successful candidates will be offered employment subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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