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Night Residential Care Officer

  • Employer: Brent Council
  • Reference: 833
  • Published: Sun 08/01/2023, 8:45 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 30/01/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Nights
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary range: £27,807 - £29,700 p.a. inc.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Ade Adepitan Short Break Centre, Corporation of London

Salary range: £27,807 - £29,700 p.a. inc. 
Contract: Permanent 
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Ade Adepitan Short Break Centre, Kingsbury, NW9

A Rewarding Opportunity...

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

The Post

Ade Adepitan Short Break Centre is a centre of excellence in Brent for children and young people aged up to nineteen, with profound and multiple learning difficulties, complex health needs, physical disabilities and autistic spectrum disorders. We offer these children opportunities to have an enjoyable short break and new experiences to make a positive difference to their lives.

The successful candidate will play a significant role in ensuring that the young people's needs are met according to their short break plans and to ensure that the young people's aspirations and aims are achieved to give them the best possible experience during their short break

Key responsibilities will include night time leadership; overall responsibility of the service, and the implementation of the best practice in line with the Children's Homes Regulations 2015 quality standards to deliver short breaks for children with disabilities.

The Person

Do you enjoy working with children and young people and making a difference to their lives?

Do you have a level 4 Diploma in Residential Childcare or and equivalent qualification?

Can you provide continuity of service to children and young people this role involves working unsociable hours?

Are you a skilled, motivated and a dynamic, committed professional with experience of working with children with disabilities?

Do you have a positive 'can do' attitude to make a positive impact?

If so, and you can live up to the challenges and rewards that come from delivering dedicated person centred active support services, focussing on outcomes, we would welcome your application.

Closing date: 30 January 2023 (23:00)
 
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
 
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
 
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
 
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on  recruitment@brent.gov.uk 
  • Employer: Brent Council
  • Reference: 833
  • Published: Sun 08/01/2023, 8:45 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 30/01/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Nights
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary range: £27,807 - £29,700 p.a. inc.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Ade Adepitan Short Break Centre, Corporation of London

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