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Senior Residential Child Care Officer - Disabled Children's Residential Services

Employer:
Birmingham Children's Trust
Salary:
£19,819 - £25,463
Location:
Edgewood Road Children’s Home ,95-101 Edgewood Road,
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
36.5 hours per week. To include weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
13/01/2019 at 23:59 PM
Reference:
BCT/18/84227
Birmingham Children's Trust

Our Residential Services comprises of four Children’s Homes that offer a range of short breaks and long term residential care for disabled children aged between 5 and 18 years. 

The service provides care for children with learning disabilities including Autism; they may also display associated challenging behaviour and have health conditions that need managing. 

Our long-term service offers a supportive environment where children can mature in to adulthood, whether it’s moving on to independence or transitioning in to adult care.

Our short-term break service gives families a break from caring and children a caring environment which is fun and exciting to stay. 

Working as part of a team, you will be accountable for the quality of day-to-day care; administration and organisation of the Children’s Home.  You will assist in formulating 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 as necessary.

You must have effective communication and counselling skills, coupled with an understanding of the needs and rights of young people who are looked after.  The ability to work shifts, including some weekends, as part of a rota to include public holidays; as well as being able to join activities away from the Home for a number of nights. (Up to 14) is essential.

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