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Relief Care Officer (Rolling advert)

£21,748 pro rata (ERYC Grade 6)
Type Hours
Part Time (Varied hours per week)
Pocklington and Bridlington
Closing date
Job closes on 31 December
Interview date
Interviews are To be confirmed
Service area
Service area: Childrens Safeguarding
Job reference
Job reference: CYSS000655
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The job itself

Imagine the difference you could make?

We are seeking to recruit Relief Care Officer’s to join our Residential Children’s home at either The Croft Children’s Home Pocklington and/or 117 Cardigan Road Bridlington.

The successful candidate will be a child centred practitioner who understands the unique role residential care has in supporting our Young People 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.

Vacancy Details:

This role of the Relief 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 role is an as and when required position with no fixed hours.

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

Interview information: There are no specific dates for interviews. Applications will be sent to managers at the end of every month and where there is work available; interviews will be arranged at that time.


Want to know more?

Get in touch for more information.

Robert Bridgett
Deputy Manager The Croft
01759 303325
Ricky Burrett
Unit Manager Cardigan Road
01262 672502
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