Relief Care Officer

£21,166 Pro Rata
Employment type
Part Time
Closing date
Job closes on 31 December
Job reference
Job reference: CYSS000655
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The job itself

Job Term: Casual

Appointment Type: Casual

Days of work: No contracted hours

Hours per week: As and when required

Place of Work: The Croft Children’s Home Pocklington and/or 117 Cardigan Road Bridlington


Imagine the difference you could make?

We are seeking to recruit Relief Care officer’s to join our Residential Children’s home

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.

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  or Ricky Burrett on 01262672502 

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

-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: 31st December 2020


Interview date: 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."


Please find a link below to download the job outline and employee specification:

Job Outline and Employee specification (PDF file, download size 961.56 kb)

Information for applicants – External (PDF file, download size 15kb)

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