Middlesbrough Children Matter has a permanent job vacancy for a Residential and Edge of Care Portfolio Lead based in Middlesbrough offering a salary between £27,041 - £28,672 per annum (£81 per sleep plus Sunday Enhancements).
We are seeking to recruit suitable people to work within our Children’s Home Holly Lodge. The home providescare for a small number of children and young people who, for a variety of reasons, cannot currently live with their families.
They may have Autism Spectrum Disorder or other Learning disabilities. The home is situated in the Middlesbrough area.
The successful candidates willbe expected to manage the service in the registered managers absence, complete supervision of staff, experience of delivering training to staff, provide a high quality of care and support, which meets the physical, emotional, intellectual, behavioral, health, social and cultural needs ofthe children and families for whom the home provides a service.
This will include working with children with very challenging behaviour, complex emotional problems, mental health disorders and other additional/special needs.
We are a home which is open 365 days of the year including all bank holidays and Christmas. Staff work a variety of shifts including morning shifts, late days, evenings and weekends, staff are also excepted to complete sleep shifts.
Requirements of the Post include:
Have a recognised QCF level 3 diploma in Residential care in working with children and young people or an equivalent qualification
Experience of working with children and young people with learning disabilities
Experience in self care skills
Understanding of child development and challenging behaviour
Positive attitude and the ability to work with young people
Prior experience of working in Residential services for young people
Previous experience of supervision of staff
A Full UK Driving License is a requirement for this post, with business insurance.
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