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Children's Residential Social Care Worker - Crocus Field

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Organisation:Nottingham City Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


NPPV Required:No 

Appointment Type:Fixed Term 

Location:Crocus Fields, Arkwright Walk, Nottingham, Nottinghmashire, NG22HN 


Closing date:21 September 2020 at midnight 

Starting salary is £21,589 rising to £22,911 on first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period. (Staff will also be asked to sleep in on average once each month which gives them a £40 payment per time) New staff are for the next two years also eligible for a 10% enhancement on every hour they work. Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions Information which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working.
Nottingham City Council are looking to appoint Children’s Residential social Care Workers at Crocus Fields short breaks unit for children and young people with disabilities. Crocus Fields offers care to young people who have severe learning disabilities and physical disabilities, many of whom are on the autistic spectrum and who may exhibit significant challenges in management of their behaviour.
The role requires an ability to:
To give essential and personal care to children and young people with autism and learning or physical disabilities. To establish positive relationships with the young people, assessing needs and risk. Working jointly in preparation, implementation, delivery and revision of care plans. To ensure that the physical, emotional, religious, educational and psychological needs of children and young people are met. To support young people to access activities in and out of the unit. To support young people with their medical and all round health needs. This includes administration of medication. To ensure a high standard of supervision and support is provided to assist children and young people with Autism and learning disabilities. To facilitate access to appropriate life opportunities to children and young people with Autism and learning/physical disabilities that promotes the growth of the individual and inclusion.
To apply for this role please ensure that you respond to the following items taken from the person specification of this role in your application.
• Ability to work in partnership and maintain professional relationships with young people, their families and relevant others.
• Ability to support and facilitate individual or groups of young people in appropriately accessing education, leisure and social opportunities and working towards developing personal and social skills.
• Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team, to meet the needs of the young people on an individual or group basis.

Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
For informal enquiries please contact Joanne Wright or Ella Lawrence- Cowling , Tel: 0115 876 2284 / 0115 876 2285 Email: joanne.wright@nottinghamcity.gov.uk / ella.lawrence-cowling@nottinghamcity.gov.uk 
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic communities, male and disabled people as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
Nottingham City Council is open to conversations regarding flexible working options at the point of interview.
Please do not apply if you have applied in the past six months.
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