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Senior Residential Child Care Worker

  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: HCC20421
  • Published: Fri 05/08/2022, 11:15 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 31/07/2023, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £28,226 + 3% market enhancement, with the opportunity to progress to a maximum of £30,984+ 3% market enhancement. Sleep In allowances are paid at £40 per night. There are opportunities to work additional hours and overtime across the Service
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Welwyn Garden City, Watford , Stevenage , Hertford, Baldock Library, Hertfordshire

Job Duties:

The perfect environment for children – and your ambition

The Children’s Residential Services team at Hertfordshire is renowned for its open and innovative culture. There are no bad ideas here. It is the perfect place to develop your career working with the most vulnerable children.

The role

Reporting to Home Manager, your main focus will be on providing nurturing therapeutic care to children who’ve experienced traumatic life experiences. Day-to-day, that could mean coordinating cooking and cleaning routines, administering medication and arranging school runs, activities and appointments – as well as preparing child-centred reports, chairing meetings, and speaking at court cases.

It’s shift-based, with late, weekend, Bank Holiday and sleep-in duties. And naturally, we’ll look for you to ensure the home meets legislation, including Children’s Homes Regulations and Quality Standards, HCC policies. Ultimately, you’ll be one of the home’s influential champion: leading shifts, supervising care and non-care staff, and giving colleagues the support they need to thrive.

About you

We’re looking for a Level 4-qualified Children, Young Person and Family Practitioner (or equivalent) with a solid background in residential work. A natural leader and resilient personality, you’ll also have a palpable drive to make a difference for the children in your care. It’s also important that you have a full driving licence and access to a car.

For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Veronica Bennett on 07580742865

Benefits of Working for HCC:

Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
Excellent Career Development
Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
Shopping Discounts
Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes

There are limited vacancies, therefore if you are interested in this role we urge you to apply as soon as possible. We will be interviewing candidates on a rolling basis. We look forward to reading your application.

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  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: HCC20421
  • Published: Fri 05/08/2022, 11:15 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 31/07/2023, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £28,226 + 3% market enhancement, with the opportunity to progress to a maximum of £30,984+ 3% market enhancement. Sleep In allowances are paid at £40 per night. There are opportunities to work additional hours and overtime across the Service
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Welwyn Garden City, Watford , Stevenage , Hertford, Baldock Library, Hertfordshire

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