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Senior Residential Child Care Officer - Birmingham

Job Title: Senior Residential Child Care Officer - Birmingham
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £14.83 - 14.83 per hour
Start Date: 19/03/2024
Duration: 2 months initially
REF: SD1903202401
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: 25 days ago

Job Description

Senior Residential Child Care Officer - Birmingham

Are you a passionate, dedicated Senior Residential Child Care Officer looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting a Senior Residential Child Care Officer to join a team based in Birmingham. 

Umbrella Rate: £14.83 per hour

Duration: 2 months initially

Hours: Rota basis working between 7am – 9pm, 36.5 hrs/week (weekends included)

Senior Residential Child Care Officer role: Full JD Available

  • Direct work with children and young people
  • Meet the various social, emotional and educational rights and needs of children and young people
  • Provide personal care
  • Assist with the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people
  • Actively promote the child’s/young person’s education by assisting with and encouraging school attendance, homework, school liaison, attending parent’s meetings/evenings
  • Advocate for and support children and young people where necessary
  • Create Assessments, Placement Plans, Care Plans and Pathway Plans (where applicable) for each child or young person, and formulate clear aims and objectives for each child/young person
  • Assess the risk to each child and the arrangements in place to protect them
  • Observe and regularly report, in writing, on the behaviour and development and outcomes of the children and young people
  • Assist in returning children/young people to their families or help them to move on to alternative carers or preparing them for adulthood as part of the Care Plan and Pathway Plan
  • Create a caring and supportive environment for children and young people
  • Organise, provide and participate in activities for young people during their leisure time
  • Work with carers, families and other partner agencies in meeting the needs of Children Looked After
  • Maintain good professional, working relationships
  • Ensure the service is in a good, hygienic state with other staff
  • Attend meetings, reviews and conferences where necessary

Essential Requirements

  • NVQ level 3 or equivalent, experience working with children, willing to support with personal care
  • Significant experience working with looked after children
  • Experience is child assessments
  • Experience in Placement Plans, Care Plans and Pathway Plans
  • Experience of overcoming barriers and engaging ‘hard to reach’ individuals, parents, young people and children
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • You Must Have Right to Live & Work in the UK
  • Enhanced DBS registered to the update service

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

If you are a Senior Residential Child 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.

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