Application deadline 13th August 2020
Job location East Riding of Yorkshire
Hours per-week 37
Salary £21,166 per annum

Job Term: Permanent

Appointment Type: Full Time

Days of work: Rota Basis

Hours per week: 37

Service Area: Children, Young People, Support and Safeguarding

Place of Work: The Croft, 38 Kilnwick Road, Pocklington, Y041 2LJ


Imagine the difference you could make?


We are seeking to recruit a Care officer’s to join the Croft Residential Children’s home


The successful candidate will be a child centred practitioner who understands the unique role residential care has in supporting our most vulnerable children to achieve their potential.


East Riding of Yorkshire Council is an innovative Local Authority which constantly strives to improve the standard of services provided to children and families in our area. Our vision is to ensure that vulnerable children and young people receive excellent placements and support to keep them safe and to make sure they reach their full potential. We are responding to the challenges we face with energy and innovation.


The Croft Children’s Home is currently rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted – November 2019.


Vacancy Details:


This role of the Care Officer in the Children’s Home is crucial in supporting and nurturing our looked after children.


You will be passionate about ensuring our children are supported to achieve their full potential. You will be an innovative and creative child centred practitioner who is capable of becoming part of a team working with teenagers aged 14yrs to 17yrs in a residential Looked After setting. This includes ensuring the day to day welfare and care of young people who may show challenging behaviour. The post will be on a rota basis including weekend work and sleep in duties. The successful candidate will have experience of working with children or young people


The successful candidate will have QCF level 3 or equivalent or be willing to work towards it.

If you are a dedicated professional who wants to make a difference for children looked after and enjoy the rewards of this challenging work, please contact Robert Bridgett on 01759 303325


Key benefits of working for East Riding of Yorkshire Council:


Strong management support at all levels


Regular reflective supervision


Use of evidence based practice models


Excellent training opportunities


An opportunity to make a real difference to children and families


‘My Time Active’ Leisure Pass (free access to ERYC Leisure Centre facilities as part of role).


This post is subject to Enhanced DBS checks.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and is pursuing equality of opportunity in employment.


Closing date: 13th August 2020


Interview date: To be confirmed

How to apply