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Relief Residential Care Officer - Eastgate

We’re looking for a creative, curious individual to join our Residential Care team as a Relief Residential Care Officer in our mainstream children's care homes. You’ll be passionate about care and deeply committed to helping children across the county to achieve positive outcomes. 

Specialism
Social Care
Job Category
Children's Residential Homes
General Location
Sleaford
Contract Type
Relief
Appointment Type
Relief
Closing Date
08/07/2021
Job Reference
12713
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At Lincolnshire County Council, we believe every child has the right to outstanding care. It’s why we work hard to ensure our mainstream homes provide children and young people with a safe, nurturing environment where they can feel positive about their future. 

Relief Residential Care Officer

Mainstream homes (ages 8-18)

Location Eastgate (Sleaford)

Roles: Relief Residential Care Officer

Salary:  £21,513 - £23,791

Hours: As and when required

 

Create extraordinary experiences  

We’ve been recognised by Ofsted for going above and beyond to provide the best levels of care, but we know there’s always more that we can achieve. Join us at the forefront of innovation and help us lead the way.  

Be part of their unique journey  

We’re looking for a creative, curious individual to join our Residential Care team as a Relief Residential Care Officer. You’ll be passionate about care and deeply committed to helping children across the county to achieve positive outcomes. As an important member of our team, you’ll:  

  • Create an environment where children can feel safe, nurtured and at home
  • Understand and cater to the needs of each and every child
  • Establish a trusting relationship and act as a role model
  • Help children from all walks of life to re-join their community
  • Guide and support children as they work toward building a better life  

Get ready for a rewarding career  

Our devoted carers live by our core values: kindness, nurture, care, respect, empathy and compassion. When you join us as a Relief Residential Care Officer, we’ll provide you with all the training you’ll need to do wonderful work and a robust development plan to help you achieve your goals – helping you to empower the children in your care to take leadership of their own lives. To apply, you’ll need to be:  

  • Passionate about the care of children and young people
  • Good at managing risk
  • Committed to your own learning and development
  • Compassionate and empathetic
  • Emotionally resilient and naturally curious

 If you’re dedicated, hard-working and passionate about achieving positive outcomes for children, we’ll invest in you. In fact, we want our workforce to reflect the communities we serve. That’s why we welcome and encourage applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact  Katie Sansom or Helen Wallis on 01529300413.

 

 

 

Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check

 

All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

We operate a talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.