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Residential Childcare Officer (RCO) - Days

  • Location: North Tyneside
  • Start date: 25 Mar 2019
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE11125164
  • Branch: Newcastle
  • Consultant: Katie Edmundson
  • Call: 0191 279 7270
Job description
Residential Childcare Officer (RCO) - Days
Full and Part time hours available
North Tyneside

You will be providing care and support children and young people with learning difficulties, autism , mental health and /or complex needs between the ages of 9 and 18.

You will be required to work in partnership with the school, parents or carers and other agencies. The main focus of the job is to support the young people to be independent as possible.


Job purpose:
• To provide day to day care of children and young people within an environment of pro-social learning that promotes positive attachments and relationships
• To support young people in maximising their potential in a safe and caring environment
• To achieve the highest standard of service delivery as measured by Ofsted against the Children's Homes National Minimum Standards
• Understanding and knowledge of the issues faced by this children
• Experience of personal care
• Commitment to safeguarding and protecting the children
• Commitment to the care and well-being of the children

Experience of working with children in a similar setting and a NVQ Level 3 in Children and Young People would be advantageous but not essential.

If you have experience working with children or a care background. We would love to hear from you. Interviews are available asap so do not hesitate to get in touch.

If you would like more information or for a confidential chat, please do not hesitate to contact Katie on 0191 2797270 or email katie.edmundson@protocol-education.com. The office is open between 7am and 6.30pm each day.

In return for you hard work you will be offered a miniumum of 22 days holiday (including Bank holidays), pension, childcare voucher, cycle to work scheme and on going training and development



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