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Waking Night Officer - Disabled Children's Service

Employer:
Birmingham Children's Trust
Salary:
£22,737 - £24,702 pro-rata to hours worked (with night allowance this is from £24,238- £26,760 pro rata to hours worked)
Location:
Charles House, 501 Rednal Road, West Health, Warwick House Residential Home, Edgewood Road Children’s Home ,95-101 Edgewood Road,
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
36.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
19/05/2024 at 23:55
Reference:
BCT/24/279684
Birmingham Children's Trust

We currently have vacancies at Charles House, Edgewood Road, Camborne House and Warwick House with various hours available. You may sometimes be asked to work across any of our homes.

Are you passionate about caring?

Are you committed to supporting children using short breaks?

Are you highly experienced with working with children with a disability?

  • Competitive salary.
  • 30 days paid annual leave and an additional eight bank holidays.
  • This increases to 33 days after five years’ service, and then 35 days after ten years’ service.
  • Additional benefits
  • Pension Scheme
  • Our Practice Hub is dedicated to supporting staff in their learning and development.

About us

Our Residential Children’s homes sit within Birmingham Children’s Trust.

We work with the most vulnerable children and their families. We receive support from our colleagues within the trust and from external agency partners.

The Trust is going from strength to strength recently inspected as GOOD. The goal is to become a center of excellence in both Social Care and family support.

Our Residential homes offer short breaks to children with disabilities and two homes for disabled children who cannot live with their families.

We also have a home which provides emergency care for children 8-17 years old.  All the homes are registered with OFSTED. The Trust is developing / expanding its residential offer.

This is an exciting time to join us, and we need the right talent to help us to continue to improve and grow our services.

We are looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals who have experience of working with children. You will receive full support, ongoing training, and development opportunities.

The Residential provision is a 24hr service, applicants for these roles will be expected to work shifts, weekends, and bank holidays.

The role

For this role we are looking for someone who has at least 2 years’ experience of working with children including disabled children. You will need to hold the QCF level 3 or equivalent or be willing to undertake the qualification within 6 months of starting the role. You will be responsible for the care of the children at night; this will include personal care and some health care. You will also be expected to undertake some laundry duties and contribute to the general running of the home. You will be expected to undertake a range of training, including training in communication with non- verbal children and some health care training. We have specialist nurse trainers who will enable you to be competent in this area. You will also be expected to undertake a high level of personal care.

The Trust pay an enhanced night allowance of time and a third for hours worked between 8pm and 6am.

We would welcome visits to the homes by applicants. Please contact managers to arrange.

Camborne House, Aston - Contact Angela King on 0121 464 7747

Warwick House, Acocks Green - Contact Baljinder Khera on 0212 657 1139

Charles House, West Heath - Contact Julie Clark on  0121 675 5879

Edgewood Road, Kings Norton - Contact Anne Fenton on 0121 675 3924

Interviews to be held on w/c 3rd June 2024

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

We actively deliver services that are culturally responsive to the needs of the children, parents and carers we work with to deliver equality, diversity and inclusivity in all we do. 

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Further information on this vacancy

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