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Residential Care Officer - Looked After Children - Doncaster

Job Title: Residential Care Officer - Looked After Children - Doncaster
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Doncaster
Salary: £18.30 - 18.30 per hour
Start Date: 06/05/2024
Duration: minimum of 3 months
REF: SD1904202402
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Residential Care Officer - Looked After Children - Doncaster 

Are you a passionate, dedicated Residential Care Officer looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting a Residential Care Officer to join a Looked After Children Team based in Doncaster.

Umbrella Rate: £18.30 per hour

Duration: minimum of 3 months 

Hours: Rota basis – 37 hrs/week – Office based

Residential Care Officer role: Full JD Available

  • Provide care and support to Children and Young People in a mixture of homes across Doncaster, CWS and mainstream
  • Contribute towards overall care through Care Planning and link working, formulating, participating and involving Children and Young People in their individual care plan
  • Monitor, evaluate and review the progress of the Children and Young People through detailed recording systems
  • Have a personal and active involvement in all aspects of the care of Children and young people, seeking to meet their emotional, social and physical needs
  • Assist Children and Young People through periods of illness, emotional or behavioural difficulties seeking medical or other assistance and support as appropriate
  • Undertake and participate in physical activities with the young person
  • Undertake and implement physical restraint in line with Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) where necessary
  • Observe the fire precautions and health hygiene requirements
  • Promote and maintain an enabling atmosphere in which Children and Young People can prosper and achieve
  • Participate in domestic/household activities as required, supervising and training the residents in these activities where appropriate
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with the neighbourhood and community as a whole,  parents, teachers, social workers, other agencies and professional colleagues, as appropriate to the needs of individual service users
  • Attend and support young people in meetings, holidays and contacts
  • Participate in LAC reviews and case conferences as appropriate ensuring recommendations are implemented and maintained

Essential Requirements

  • Recent experience working with vulnerable children and young people in a social care setting
  • Recent experience working with children and young people with disabilities
  • Must be able to meet the physical and travel/mobility requirements of the post
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work flexibly and beyond normal hours, if required at times of crisis
  • You Must Have Right to Live & Work in the UK
  • Enhanced Child DBS registered to the update service

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Residential Care Officer friends or colleagues.

If you are a Residential Care Officer and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0208 514 9110 and speak to Sammy Davis Or email on, 

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.