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Resource Centre Worker

North Yorkshire County Council
Cherry Tree Lodge, Scarborough, North Yorkshire
£20,493 - £24,982 per annum pro rata
Closing date
15 May 2022

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Health and Social Care, Children's Services, Safeguarding, Social Care
Job role
Social Worker
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

Rated Outstanding by Ofsted.  

We provide residential care for over-nights short breaks for children with disabilities as well as day care. The type of work varies and involves working shifts covering a 24/7 rota including weekends and bank holidays. Staff work 26 weekends per year. Weekend working, Bank Holiday, Sleep in and Night Working Allowances are also paid where worked.

You will be expected to deliver a high standard of care in line with children homes regulations to children who may have a combination of complex health needs, learning disability, autism and complex behaviour support needs. You should have knowledge of the needs of disabled children and their families and have had previous experience of working in a regulated child care setting or similar environment.

Confidence, Professionalism, sensitivity (supporting with personal care), willingness to learn, empathy and a desire to help children achieve their full potential are key alongside a good sense of fun, energy and being a strong team player. A good working knowledge of care standards and the Ofsted inspection framework that govern the service we provide are also vital. Experience of working with children and young people is key and if you can demonstrate how you meet the high standards in the job description then please apply. 

We need people who are skilled at being able to engage and form positive relationships with children from 5 to 18 year old, who have varied communication and emotional needs and/or complex health needs, and may present behaviour that is a challenge to the service.  

Comprehensive training will be provided and will form part of a support package that includes regular professional supervision. You will receive support from a dedicated team of professionals who have extensive experience, skills and knowledge in this field.
It is required by Ofsted that you hold or are willing to work towards an occupational qualification at level 3 (Diploma) working with children.
If you would like further information please contact Carol Jagger, Registered Manager on 01609 535428.  

Key Documents
Job Description.docx 
Reward booklet.pdf

Key Dates
Closing Date: Sunday 15th May 2022
Interview Date: TBC 

We look forward to exploring your interest and receiving your application. Upon receiving your application we will be in touch to shortlist. 

Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.

NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Please note, we reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time should we appoint to the roles required.


The County of North Yorkshire is the largest County in England and Wales. Within the county are 598 square miles of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, and 530 square miles of the North York Moors National Park. The county is included in the Yorkshire and Humberside Region.

Whilst the economy of the County has traditionally been dependent on agriculture and tourism, there is a fast growing high technology base and this, together with other forms of light manufacturing industry, is of increasing importance. The County Council has an active policy of economic development and the predominantly rural character of the County is highly attractive to high technology businesses as well as the traditional industries of farming, food production and tourism. The County contains several centres of great historic interest, market towns that invite light industrial development, the modern coalfield area in the South, scenic, lightly populated upland areas and the extensive lowland area in the Vale of York.

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