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Night Residential Child Care Officer

Vacancy Details

Salary: £21,234 to £23,893
Location: Willow Tree Resource Centre
Job Type: Permanent
Vacancy Group: Social Care
Category: Authority
Closing Date: 12/06/2020
Date Posted: 11/17/2020
Reference: 0000032741


30 hours per week

Band G

Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.

We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.

Willowtree is a short break service for children aged 8 to 18 years with severe learning and physical disabilities. In this role you will lead the team to ensure young people are provided with effective support throughout the night alongside a team of night care assistants . In this role you will help young people to develop effective sleep patterns and support young people who may display difficult behavior. You will ensure that Health and Safety procedures are followed throughout the night and these are functional and effective.

We are looking for someone who can establish effective communication with young people. You'll need to be qualified to Diploma  Level 3 in childcare or equivalent . Your experience should include direct work with children and young people and evidence of working with children with complex needs is desirable.

Above all you will be looking to improve the way we engage with our young people to ensure they are at the heart of everything we do.

Interviews will take place 10th December

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The successful applicant must have the ability to converse with members of the public and provide advice inaccurate, spoken English

This post is subject to Enhanced Level DBS check.

Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

Applications can only be accepted through the Jobs page following registration.  Forms received via the post will not be processed.

All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.

The job description and other supporting documents will not be accessible once the vacancy closing date has passed so if a copy is required you should download it now.


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Contact Name: Debra Kewley
Telephone: 0151 606 9088
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