Senior Residential Childcare Officers - Bridgelands
The Trust is investing in an exciting new residential provision in Tile Cross Birmingham, a three bedded home for children who have emotional and behavioural difficulties . The home will provide a up to three placements in an emergency for children 8 to 17years.
Birmingham Children’s Trust is going from strength to strength. We are the largest provider of family support and social care services for children, young people and families in the country. Our goal is to become a center of excellence in both social care and family support.
As part of Birmingham Childrens Trust the residential service benefit from then partnerships across the trust and work with Social Care Services, Education and Health to provide wholistic services and the best package of care to children.
The provision is Ofsted registered and operate within the legal framework of The Childrens Homes Regulations and The Quality Standards 2015. The roles are subject to satisfactory DBS check, references and a 6 month probationary period.
For this role we are looking for someone who has at least 2 years’ experience of working with children who have complex needs. You will need to hold the QCF level 3 or equivalent or be willing to undertake the qualification within 6 months of starting the role. You will be responsible for key working and ensuring good relationships with children and their families as well as working with a wide range of professionals. You will be expected to undertake a range of training.
You will need to have good organisational skills work as part of a team and be able to plan and engage in a wide range of sport play and leisure activities with children. You will need experience of assisting in formulating Assessments, Placement Plans, Care Plans and Pathway Plans for children and formulating clear aims and objectives for children.
The shifts for this role include working early morning late evening and night shifts.
The Trust pay an enhanced night allowance of time and a third for hours worked between 8pm and 6am.
For informal enquiries contact Sam Walker 07395883918
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