Lead Residential and Edge of Care Practitioner

Location Middlesbrough
Salary: ££30,095 - £31,895 per annum
Published: 9 days ago

​​​​​​​Middlesbrough Children Matter has a job vacancy for a Lead Residential & Edge of Care Practitioner to work in a Children's Home based in Middlesbrough offering a salary of £30,095 - £31,895 (plus £4,500 in sleep-in rate per annum).

We are seeking to recruit a suitable individual to take the lead role as a residential and edge of care practitioner, and also a lead on a specific portfolio within the service. The successful candidate will be part of a team who drive the residential children’s homes statement of purpose and ensure that children in our care are safe and well cared for. The role will also involve work within the outreach part of the service.

The successful candidate will work closely alongside the registered manager to lead the home in working towards and maintaining outstanding professional standards and promoting excellent services to children and their families. The post holder will be based at the Futures for Families Hub in Middlesbrough.

We provide in depth package of training specifically tailored to the needs of our young people, carried out by the specialist roles.

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.

  • A sound knowledge of the Children’s Homes National Minimum Standards (2015) and associated regulations.

  • Experience of working in a residential childcare setting, management experience is desirable.

  • Have a minimum of three years’ experience of working with children.

  • Have experience of working in a team and of supervising staff.

  • Be child focused and family focused.

  • Be fast thinking and innovative.

  • Be prepared to challenge appropriately.

  • A Full UK Driving License and is a requirement for this post.

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