Resource Worker - Children's Home

Location Middlesbrough
Salary: ££20,904 - £21,748 per annum plus sleep in rate £81.00
Published: about 2 months ago

​​​​​Middlesbrough Children Matter has a permanent job vacancy for a Resource Worker based in Middlesbrough offering a salary up to £20,904 - £21,748 per annum plus sleep in rate £81.00.

We are seeking to recruit suitable people to work within our Children’s Home Holly Lodge. The home provides care for a smallnumber 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 will provide a high quality of care and support, which meets the physical, emotional, intellectual, behavioral, health, social and cultural needs of the 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.

Requirements of the Post include:

  • A recognised NVQ 3 or QCF diploma in working with children and young people, or equivalent relevant to the work, including HSC 375 medication or equivalent – or a willingness to work towards achieving this.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Understanding of the needs of Children including children with special needs and emotional difficulties.

  • Knowledge of and ability to use IT systems.

  • Understanding of child development and challenging behaviour.

  • Experience of managing challenging situations.

If you'd be interested in this job vacancy please apply now!